The University of Miami is proud to announce the new UM Paralegal Specialist Certificate Programs, designed to expand the educational and professional horizons for all paralegals.
The Paralegal Specialist Certificates provide both beginning and experienced paralegals with expansive educational and professional opportunities. The certificate programs allow paralegals to augment current skills and focus on virtually any area of the law. Choose from over 20 Paralegal Specialist Certificates and give yourself an edge in today's competitive job market.
Students may enroll at any time. The online go-at-your-own-pace structure allows students to study when it is convenient. The courses include one-on-one instructor guidance, exercises, quizzes, chapter reviews, lecture notes, and other innovative online learning tools.
To enroll, students must possess one of the following: a recognized Paralegal Certificate, an Associate's Degree in Paralegal Studies, a Bachelor's Degree with a Paralegal Major, or a Bachelor's Degree or Associates Degree in any field of study and proof of employment as a paralegal or legal assistant for the past 5 years in a law firm or corporation under the direct supervision of an attorney.
To take a test drive of the Specialist Certificate Programs, and to learn more about the courses, go to: www.specialist.miamiparalegalstudies.com.
This program is offered through the Office of Professional Advancement.