Advanced Paralegal Certificate Course

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
Bankruptcy Law
Business Law and Practices
Constitutional Law and Civil Liberties
Criminal Law
Criminal Procedure
Education Law
Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, and Probate
Family Law
Immigration Law
Intellectual Property
Victim Advocacy
Water Law
Real Property Law

Prerequisite: Paralegal Certificate Course©, (Core Requirements)

Tuition: $1,800 for six topics ($300 per topic).

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NOTE FOR PARALEGAL STUDENTS: Tuition includes BOTH Para I and Para II of the Core Studies. Please register only for the one online session you wish to begin Core Studies. The Advanced Paralegal Certificate Course is separate from Core Studies and requires an additional tuition.
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Please call 419.207.6965 (1.800.882.1548 Ext. 6965) or email for more information.