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Earn your Paralegal Studies certificate online

The demand for paralegals is rising dramatically and will continue to do so for years to come. That means more opportunities—and steadily increasing salaries—for qualified candidates. More importantly, it means there is no better time than now to start your journey as a paralegal or legal assistant.

When you earn your Paralegal Studies certificate online, you will be introduced to the most important aspects of the field, including the U.S. legal system, litigation, legal analysis, and more. Enroll in our affordable online paralegal program to study at your own pace, gain practical skills you can apply immediately, and take your first steps toward an exciting legal career.

What you get

  • Textbook and/or comprehensive online resources
  • Personalized career guidance and exclusive Career Tools
  • Credit you can apply toward our Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies
  • The option to celebrate your achievement at our live graduation ceremony
15%

growth rate

Job opportunities

We’re not exaggerating when we say paralegal and legal assistant roles are growing. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, job growth in this category is forecast to be 15% by 2026*, which is significantly faster than the average growth rate for all occupations.

PROGRESS AT
YOUR OWN PACE

Create your own self-paced, online study schedule.

ENGAGE
YOUR CURIOSITY

Elective courses include Torts, Civil Litigation, Family Law, Real Estate Law, and more.

COMPETITIVE
TUITION

Our online Paralegal certificate program is one of the most affordable courses of its kind.

Frequently asked questions

You may be taking your first steps into higher education. Or you may be considering online study for the first time. Whatever your situation, we’re here to guide you through the process and answer any questions you have.

Earning a paralegal certificate online makes sense for busy people who are ready for college-level study and want the convenience of learning from home. Our online Paralegal program is the equivalent of one semester of college coursework. You’ll graduate from our paralegal classes online with a solid foundation of knowledge valued by attorneys, corporate law departments, and legal organizations.

Yes! We provide personalized career assistance for all students in our online Paralegal certificate program. We’ll help you create an impactful resume, prepare for interviews, and explore job opportunities that may be available in your area.

We allow you up to one year from the date of your enrollment to graduate and earn your Paralegal certificate online. A self-paced, flexible study schedule is one of the many benefits of the online Paralegal program at Ashworth College.

Related programs

Taking our Paralegal classes online is an affordable way to not only explore your interests, but also to enter higher education and strengthen your resume with career-ready skills. If you are not set on Paralegal Studies, you may be interested in our other online certificates:

State requirements

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government, and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

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