Paralegal Studies Certificate

Offered by: James Madison University
Type: Certificates
Format: Online (synchronous)

About the Program

The skills, training, and knowledge acquired in this online paralegal certificate program include an advanced understanding of legal procedure, ethics, and substantive law as well as research, communication, and writing skills. You will embark on a specialized online paralegal program curriculum which includes over 60 classroom hours. The program combines the theoretical and practical sides of law.

Career Paths

  • Paralegal

Student Support

We know the path to higher education can be daunting, which is why we’re here to help.

As a student of the Roanoke Higher Education Center, you will have access to:

  • Library collections and services
  • Student Success Center
  • Career Center
  • Computer lab and student lounge
  • Cafe serving breakfast and lunch
  • Free parking with a student parking pass

Learn more about student support resources available to JMU students.

Visit the program page for more information.