Paralegal One: Introduction to Paralegal Studies provides the foundation for the study of paralegalism. During the seven week course, you will gain an understanding of the American legal system and learn how you can be of assistance in the exciting field of law. Coursework in Paralegal One is equivalent to 45 contact hours.

Paralegal Two: Advanced Paralegal Concepts takes over where part one leaves off. You will learn the advanced skills of legal research and writing, formal and informal advocacy, and appellate procedure. Coursework in Paralegal II is equivalent to 45 contact hours.

Students have 14 weeks to complete the online course (7 weeks for paralegal I and 7 weeks for paralegal II).

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Attend and You Will Receive

Those who successfully complete both Paralegal 1 and Paralegal 2 will be awarded a Certificate of Completion from NC State University.


Both sessions are taken consecutively as the Paralegal Certificate Program