Certificate in Law Studies

Top 7 Certificates in Law Studies 2018

Anyone seeking to further their career prospects or enter into a degree program may find their chances greatly improved by undertaking a certificate program. These programs often require less time to complete when compared to a bachelor’s or master’s degree.

Certificate in Law Studies

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Certificate in Foundations for Graduate Legal Studies

OsgoodePD - Osgoode Hall Law School - York University
Campus Full time 2 weeks September 2018 Canada Toronto

This program is primarily designed for graduates of law degree programs from outside Canada who are interested in pursuing graduate legal studies in Canada. [+]

Winter 2018 Applications - Closed

Applications are now closed for the Winter 2018 intake of the Certificate in Foundations for Graduate Legal Studies.

This program is designed to provide you with the foundation you need for successful graduate legal study. Students in this program

study the foundations of Canadian public and private law in an interactive class setting learn and practise common law legal, analytical and writing skills by building from simple to more complex problems and documents, with opportunity for small group and individual feedback and tutoring lay the foundation for successful performance in LLM courses and in your future legal career Who is this Program for? ... [-]

Online NCA Exam Prep

OsgoodePD - Osgoode Hall Law School - York University
Online Full time 12 months September 2018 Canada Toronto

You should take this program if you already have your NCA assessment or your assessment results are pending and you plan to write your NCA exams in the next 12 months (any of the next three NCA exam sittings.) [+]

Planning to sit your NCA exams? OsgoodePD can help you prepare. Online NCA Exam Prep

Designed for Internationally trained lawyers who have their NCA Assessment or are planning to write their NCA exams in the next 12 months.

OsgoodePD’s NCA Exam Prep Program is specifically designed for internationally qualified lawyers and law graduates planning to write any or all of the National Committee on Accreditation’s five mandatory examinations:

Foundations of Canadian Law Canadian Constitutional Law Canadian Administrative Law Canadian Criminal Law Professional Responsibility Who is this Program for?

You should take this program if you already have your NCA assessment or your assessment results are pending and you plan to write your NCA exams in the next 12 months (any of the next three NCA exam sittings.)... [-]


Undergraduate Certificate in Paralegal Studies

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2018 USA Lynchburg

A Certificate in Paralegal Studies develops the practical skills and knowledge needed to succeed in this growing career field. Students will develop competency in various areas of the law including the foundations of law, contemporary worldviews, rhetoric, and real estate. Credits earned in this program can also be put toward a bachelor`s degree. [+]

A Certificate in Paralegal Studies develops the practical skills and knowledge needed to succeed in this growing career field. Students will develop competency in various areas of the law including the foundations of law, contemporary worldviews, rhetoric, and real estate. Credits earned in this program can also be put toward a bachelor`s degree.

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Online Graduate Certificate in Paralegal Studies

The George Washington University Online
Online Full time 1 year September 2018 USA Washington

One of a select few paralegal master’s degrees in the country and designed specifically for working professionals, GW’s online Graduate Certificate in Paralegal Studies offers a rigorous and current curriculum to advance the profession and the legal landscape. The GW graduate certificate in paralegal studies is the credential you need to enter the paralegal profession. It contains the foundational courses that will prepare you to enter the field with confidence and acumen. When you successfully complete the program, you will have acquired the knowledge, skills, and abilities to enter the paralegal profession

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One of a select few paralegal master’s degrees in the country and designed specifically for working professionals, GW’s online Graduate Certificate in Paralegal Studies offers a rigorous and current curriculum to advance the profession and the legal landscape. As a student in either of our online programs, you’ll expand your legal knowledge, refine your skill set and develop practical tools that can be applied to your job from day one; as a GW graduate, you’ll have the confidence and recognized academic credential to lead a fulfilling and prosperous career in the legal field. The GW graduate certificate in paralegal studies is the credential you need to enter the paralegal profession. It contains the foundational courses that will prepare you to enter the field with confidence and acumen. When you successfully complete the program, you will have acquired the knowledge, skills and abilities to enter the paralegal profession The curriculum balances theoretical, philosophical and historical study of law with an emphasis on written and oral communication, analysis, technology and professionalism – skills that employers demand and that will allow you to work proficiently in any area. Courses are rigorous, topical, and exciting. Designed in conjunction with the legal, government, business, and international communities and taught by experts, our dynamic curriculum provides everything you’d expect from a university located in heart of the nation’s capital. The professors who teach you the laws live and work in that realm every day of their professional lives. The GW program provides the depth and... [-]


Legal Secretary Course

Study 365
Online Full time Part time August 2018 United Kingdom London

Legal secretaries provide administrative support for lawyers and legal executives. Once you have some experience you could become a senior secretary, PA or office manager in a larger firm. You could also go on to further study to become a legal executive or paralegal. [+]

An experienced Legal Secretary can earn up to £45,000 a year!

With a well-recognized qualification, you can kick-start a successful career with plenty of room for progression.

Legal secretaries provide administrative support for lawyers and legal executives. Once you have some experience you could become a senior secretary, PA or office manager in a larger firm. You could also go on to further study to become a legal executive or paralegal. In addition, you could also work towards training to be a solicitor or barrister. As you can see, this is an exciting career with room for progression.

A Legal Secretary can work with local authorities, estate agents, the police, or law courts. The daily duties of a Legal Secretary include: preparing legal documents, court forms, and statements, diary management, accompanying solicitors to court or police stations, general admin, handling confidential documents and keeping records.... [-]


CertCE Law

University of Essex Online
Online Part time 8 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online Colchester + 1 more

If you’re keen to try university study, our CertCE Law course online can be achieved as a stand-alone qualification or used as a stepping stone towards a Bachelors degree. [+]

CertCE Law About the CertCE Law course

If you’re keen to try university study, our CertCE Law course online can be achieved as a stand-alone qualification or used as a stepping stone towards a Bachelors degree. The course has been designed to give you an introduction to the English Legal System, both from a civil and criminal perspective as well as looking at key criminal law concepts and principles.

The study is based on specific law-related issues within the context of cross-functional modules that will develop your communications, presentation, writing, analytical and critical thinking skills.

Law is a widely recognized and highly respected subject and the knowledge gained on our CertCE Law will open up many opportunities for you to develop your career both inside and outside the legal field.... [-]


Paralegal Certificate Program

CALIMT
Online & Campus Combined Full time 9 - 12 months Open Enrollment USA Irvine USA Online + 1 more

The Kensington College of Legal Studies at CALIMT offers short-term hybrid paralegal certificate programs that combine hands-on procedural training with substantive law courses to help prepare you with all the necessary foundation as a paralegal or paralegal assistant so you can hit the ground running in any legal office setting upon graduation. [+]

Paralegal Certificate Program

The Kensington College of Legal Studies at CALIMT offers short-term hybrid paralegal certificate programs that combine hands-on procedural training with substantive law courses to help prepare you with all the necessary foundation as a paralegal or paralegal assistant so you can hit the ground running in any legal office setting upon graduation. Our paralegal and paralegal assistant certificate programs are the longest-running legal support staff programs in Orange County and have been specifically designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge for a career in legal settings, in both private and public sectors.

What is a paralegal?

A paralegal is a person trained in legal matters who performs substantial legal work under the direction and supervision of attorneys. ... [-]