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You can earn your paralegal certificate from anywhere and whenever it fits into your busy schedule with Franklin Pierce University's online paralegal program. At the same time, you will get the personal attention of a small liberal arts university and ample opportunities for faculty and student interaction.
Paralegals are in demand with many employment options available in law firms, corporate legal departments and government agencies.
The paralegal program at Franklin Pierce University provides students with a theoretical understanding of the law and the practical skills necessary to succeed in your job. The courses are all taught by practicing attorneys who understand what paralegals need to know and do in their jobs everyday.
This program is open to anyone with a high school diploma or equivalent. You can complete the ten courses for the certificate, completely online, within a year. This program prepares qualified students to sit for the prestigious National Certification Exam, sponsored by the National Association for Legal Assistants. Additionally, all courses are transferable to an associate's or bachelor's degree at Franklin Pierce University if you decide you would like to further your education.
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