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You might be the only one in your circle of friends who finds jury duty fascinating. You’ve always been curious about civic and legal processes—how they’re made, upheld, and interpreted. This curiosity could become an exciting new career with some foundational legal courses. With us, you’ll receive legal training to pursue many career paths, including positions as a mediator, arbitrator, paralegal, or court reporter.

Legal

  • Advanced Legal Research and Writing

    This course is for those who have completed the Paralegal Certificate program or have one  year of paralegal experience.  Students will learn advanced and specialized approaches to utilize the legal resources available in a law library, and elsewhere.

    • 7 Weeks
    • 50 Course Hours
    • $995
  • Advanced Paralegal Certificate Course

    The Advanced Paralegal Certificate builds upon the nationally acclaimed Paralegal Certificate Course offered through the Center for Legal Studies.  Classes are availble to students who wish to extensively build upon their knowledge of law and paralegal studies with classes in specialized facets of contemporary law.  

    • 14 Weeks
    • 300 Course Hours
    • $2,400
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Certificate Course

    This intensive course is designed to train and qualify students to develop or participate in conflict mediation processes. Participants will review the growth and application of settlement options in the United States.

    • 7 Weeks
    • 45 Course Hours
    • $995
  • Certificate in Family Mediation

    This course provides you with the skillset necessary for becoming a Family Mediator. In this comprehensive course, you will receive training in the Mediators Without Borders INACCORD® conflict resolution model. You will learn special skills necessary for mediating familial disputes and parent-child issues, including niche topics such as disagreements with aging family members and probate and estate conflicts.

    • 6 Months
    • 240 Course Hours
    • $3,895
  • Certificate in Healthcare and Eldercare

    This course provides you with the skills necessary to become a practicing mediator specializing in healthcare or eldercare disputes. It provides training in the INACCORD® conflict resolution model, and offers you the chance to practice your skills through simulated role playing exercises. 

    • 6 Months
    • 240 Course Hours
    • $3,895
  • Certificate in Mediation and Arbitration

    This course provides you with the comprehensive training necessary for becoming a certified mediation or arbitration professional. It is structured around the Mediators Without Borders INACCORD® conflict resolution model, and offers you the chance to practice your skills through simulated role playing exercises. 

    • 6 Months
    • 200 Course Hours
    • $3,495
  • Certificate in Mediation and Restorative Justice

    This course provides you with the skills necessary to become a Mediation or Restorative Justice professional. This comprehensive course series provides training in the INACCORD® conflict resolution model, and offers you the chance to practice your skills through simulated roleplaying exercises.

    • 6 Months
    • 240 Course Hours
    • $3,895
  • Certificate in Workplace Mediation

    This course provides you with the skills necessary to become a practicing mediator specializing in healthcare or eldercare disputes. It provides training in the INACCORD® conflict resolution model, and offers you the chance to practice your skills through simulated roleplaying exercises.

    • 6 Months
    • 200 Course Hours
    • $3,495
  • Certified Paralegal (Voucher Included)

    Join one of today’s fastest growing professions by earning your Certified Paralegal (CP) credential. In this course, you will train to become a paralegal and prepare for the National Association of Legal Assistants’ CP exam. Upon course completion, you will receive a prepaid exam voucher.

    • 12 Months
    • 225 Course Hours
    • $2,495
  • Employment Law Certificate Course

    Employment law is a branch of contract law that deals with relationships between employers and employees. This course will cover statutes such as the National Labor Relations Act, the Railway Labor Act, and other various statutes dealing with public employees.

    • 8 Weeks
    • 45 Course Hours
    • $995
  • Federal Court Interpreter

    The Federal Court Interpreter training program prepares you to sit for the oral component of any State or Federal Court Interpreting Examinations offered in the United States. This program is language specific – Spanish/English. 

    • 9 Months
    • 200 Course Hours
    • $2,395
  • Intellectual Property Law for Engineers

    All engineers should be particularly concerned with patent law. This constitutionally-based discipline has to do with the process by which an invention, and its creator, are protected by the law from infringement and unfair competition. The class will deal with patent applications, research and prosecution; the law of infringement, and computer applications of software (protected by copyright) and hardware (by patents).

    • 8 Weeks
    • 45 Course Hours
    • $995
  • Legal Investigation Certificate Course

    This intensive program is designed to teach legal investigation to those interested in pursuing a new career and those presently working in the legal field.

    • 7 Weeks
    • $995
  • Legal Nurse Consultant Training Course

    This exciting program prepares Registered Nurses and Physician’s Assistants for a career in the legal field as legal nurse consultants.

    • 7 Weeks
    • 42 Course Hours
    • $1,195
  • Legal Secretary (in partnership with ed2go)

    This program teaches you all the skills you need to work for a lawyer in a law office. You will master everything from legal office management and accounting to legal terminology and legal writing. This program will prepare you for the National Association of Legal Professionals (NALS) Accredited Legal Professional (ALP) examination.

    • 6 Months
    • 350 Course Hours
    • $2,295
  • Legal Secretary Certificate (in partnership with Center for Legal Studies)

    This intensive program is designed for both beginning and experienced secretaries who are interested in improving their skills and working more efficiently within the law office.

    • 7 Weeks
    • $995
  • Medical Professional Legal Consultant

    This exciting program prepares medical professionals for a career in the legal field as a Medical Professional Legal Consultant (MPLC).

    • 6 Weeks
    • 45 Course Hours
    • $1,295
  • Paralegal Certificate Course

    Paralegalism is one of the fastest growing careers in the country. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the number of paralegals to increase 15% between 2016 and 2026, much faster than the national average for all occupations. The national median earnings for paralegals is currently $50,940.00/Year and freelance paralegal professionals average significantly more across the board.

    • 14 Weeks
    • 65 Course Hours
    • $1,595
  • Personal Injury for Paralegals

    With this exciting, fast-paced class you will learn many of the legal terms, causes of action, and remedies available to victims of personal injury accidents.

    • 7 Weeks
    • 50 Course Hours
    • $995
  • Preparing for the LSAT

    Applying to law school means taking the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT). We have been preparing future law students for the LSAT since 1980. This course provides an overview of law school entrance procedures, a career in law, and law school survival techniques.

    • 7 Weeks
    • $300
  • Software Essentials for the Law Office

    This dynamic course is designed for legal professionals interested in improving their skills and knowledge of commonly used computer technology and programs within the law office. Course topics include: computer operating systems and peripheral devices; time tracking and billing software; database, case management and docket control software; litigation support software; electronic discovery, and trial presentation and graphics software.

    • 7 Weeks
    • 50 Course Hours
    • $995
  • Victim Advocacy Certificate Course

    This intensive online program is designed to train and qualify students to provide assistance to crime victims. The course provides an overview of criminal procedure and discusses the devastating effects crime can have on its victims.

    • 7 Weeks
    • 45 Course Hours
    • $995