Demand for qualified paralegals is on the rise. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that the field will add 41,800 jobs between 2016-2026.
So how do you jump into this growing profession? Become a Certified Paralegal (CP). With law firms of all sizes looking for qualified paralegals to fill new positions, getting your certification from the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) proves that you have the skills and knowledge to be a valuable part of their team.
In this course, you will learn about the U.S. legal system, how to conduct legal research and legal interviews, how to perform legal analyses, and more. Your training will prepare you to take the Certified Paralegal certification exam through the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA). NALA is the oldest certifying body in the paralegal field, so holding their certification gives law firms an easy way to verify your skills.
Through our partnership with NALA, Paralegal Studies students have full access to their legal library to complete their assigned research projects.