Post-Bachelor's Paralegal Certificate Student
College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Post-Bachelor's Paralegal Certificate

Turn Your Interest in Law into a Rewarding Paralegal Career

Wilmington University’s ABA-approved Post-Bachelor’s Paralegal certificate prepares you with the professional and academic skills needed to play an important role in the delivery of legal services. Paralegals provide indispensable support to legal teams in the public and private sectors of law. Because certificate programs are highly valued by those in the legal field, it is perfect for those who want to enhance marketability, make a career change, or expand career options.


Tailor your paralegal program to your relevant area of interest

The certificate’s 24-credit curriculum allows you to concentrate your studies to the specific content area relevant to your professional goals. We offer over a dozen substantive courses to round out the core curriculum with academic experience applicable to your interests and career.

Quickly enhance your resume with a paralegal certificate

Be prepared to enter the legal field after graduation or provide a solid foundation for law school by completing the certificate. The program can be completed in as little as 10 months.

A paralegal program designed by working professionals

Our program was designed by paralegals and attorneys to concentrate exclusively on the skills and knowledge currently needed by working professionals. You’ll gain knowledge on legal ethics, research, writing and civil procedure. A capstone course provides you with an experiential learning environment to refine your competencies needed for the real-world legal workplace.


Earn a certificate AND get credit for a degree at the same time. WilmU® Dual–Credit Certificates work double time–like you! Customize your education and add value to your degree–without adding extra time or cost.


Note: Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public, except as permitted by law.

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Why a WilmU Certificate?

Wilmington University certificate programs teach you the subject-specific knowledge you need to advance in your career or to simply explore a new field. Build skills that can give you greater opportunities in your evolving field today. Many WilmU certificate programs can be completed online or at several of our face-to-face locations!

Professionals Who Would Benefit From This Program

  • Legal Assistants
  • Litigation Paralegals
  • Staff Attorneys
  • Judicial Externs

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