The Advanced Paralegal Certificate Course is offered in partnership with The Center for Legal Studies. The course is offered in online sessions six times each calendar year. You may start any of the online courses on ANY of the online session dates listed below. Each session is 7 weeks long.
January 11 - February 26, 2016 (Spring Session I)
March 7 - April 22, 2016 (Spring Session II)
May 2 - June 17, 2016 (Summer Session I)
June 27 - August 12, 2016 (Summer Session II)
August 22 - October 7, 2016 (Fall Session I)
October 17 - December 2, 2016 (Fall Session II)
Students are required to complete six Advanced Paralegal Course topics to complete the requirements for the online Advanced Paralegal Course. Each course topic is offered in a seven-week online session. Students must successfully complete the Core Requirements before they take the Advanced Paralegal Course. More than one Advanced Paralegal Course topic may be taken during a seven-week online session and Advanced Paralegal Course topics do not have to be taken in any particular order.
Online participants should expect to spend at least 45-50 hours reading and preparing assignments and tests for each course. Participants who successfully complete six of the topics required of the Advanced Paralegal Course will earn up to 27 CEU’s and will receive a certificate of completion from Ashland University.
Advanced Paralegal Topics Offered:
Advanced Legal Research
Alternate Dispute Resolution
Business Law and Practices
Constitutional Law and Civil Liberties
Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, and Probate
Real Property Law