James Madison University’s certificate in Paralegal Studies offers both a convenient format and a reputation of excellence as you prepare to be competitive in the Virginia or Washington, D.C. job market. Our online non-credit paralegal program is designed with the adult learner in mind and specially formatted for you to complete without ever setting foot on a campus.
In this rigorous program, you will learn to investigate complex fact patterns, conduct legal research, and assist in preparing cases for courtroom litigation. More importantly, you will be taught the training and skills demanded of law office employment as well as many other fields, including real estate, social services, and government.
Strengthen Your Legal Career or Start a New One!
JMU’s online Paralegal Certificate program is ideal for both legal staff wishing to boost their résumé with professional training — and career changers new to law who are looking for a profession with strong compensation. Learn more about who should attend.
Are you interested in enhancing your professional credibility, employment prospects, and income potential in the legal industry? If so, the JMU online Paralegal Certificate is for you!
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“The Paralegal Certificate Program at James Madison University is time and money well spent! The classes are a convenient way for busy professionals and parents to complete the program. The instructors are knowledgeable professionals with a true interest in helping their students succeed. Within one month of completing the program, I had my dream job with a 25% increase in salary!”