PARALEGAL STUDIES CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

PARALEGAL STUDIES CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

 
General Information
Description of ServicePrepares students for this dynamic field, which will add 21,200 positions in law firms, corporations, banks, insurance companies, government agencies and courts by 2024 (Bureau of Labor Statistics). Obtaining a Paralegal Studies Certificate can also pave the way to law school and a career as an attorney. The 306-hour program is approved by the American Bar Association and all courses are taught by caring faculty who are professionals in the legal field. Hofstra CE offers flexible class schedules, with day or evening programs and you can finish your coursework within six months. After completing the Paralegal Studies Certificate, students will be prepared to work in the public and private sector legal communities, and will understand the ethical mandates of the profession -- something that is emphasized in the Hofstra CE coursework. Our Paralegal Studies Certificate Program believes in the importance of network and experience so our administrators and faculty mentor students throughout their classwork. We also increase students’ understanding of the field as well as their future job potential by offering optional internship opportunities. The Paralegal Studies Certificate Program will also shows students the specific substantive and procedural aspects of New York law to insure success in the field within the Metropolitan area. Plus, Hofstra University has the famed 534,000-volume Deane Law Library, which you’ll have access to as you study. After you graduate, Hofstra CE continues helping you with various career services, including resume writing instruction, interviewing techniques and how to develop an effective job search plan. The Paralegal Career Center receives job postings on a regular basis and these are forwarded to graduates. A minimum of 60 college credits or an Associate's Degree is need to apply to this program. Call for more detailed information.
LocationNassau
Geographical AreaHempstead, New York; Town of Hempstead, New York; Nassau County, New York
 
Client Information
EligibilityAdults on a space available basis. Minimum 60 college credits or two years relevant work experience.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesTuition.
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 255 Hofstra University
Physical Site City, State, Zip Hempstead, NY 11549-2500
Mailing Address 1 255 Hofstra University
Mailing City, State, Zip Hempstead, NY 11549-2500
Main Phone (516)463-7200
Other Phone (516)463-6333
Fax (516)463-4833
Service Location Email ce-paralegal@hofstra.edu
Web Address ce.hofstra.edu/paralegal
 
Additional Information
Last UpdateDec18
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY CONTINUING EDUCATION
Affiliated Program: PARALEGAL STUDIES CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
This Service: PARALEGAL STUDIES CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Adult Education (HH-0500)
Adults (YB-0500)
Colleges/Universities (HD-6000.1300)
Employment Preparation (ND-2000)
Job Training Formats (ND-2000.3500)
Private Colleges/Universities (HD-6000.1300-600)
Professional Continuing Education (HH-0500.1600-650)