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Continuing & Professional Education

Paralegal Certificate Program

Make the most of your professional opportunities with Pace University's Paralegal Certificate Program! This nationally acclaimed program was designed by paralegals for paralegals with input from judges and attorneys across the country. This hands-on program distinguishes itself by its focus on real world skill sets most in demand by law firms and legal divisions. It is designed with the working student in mind and provides the education you need to begin a successful paralegal career or advance an existing career in the legal field. 

Click Here to see the Fall 2015 information session & course schedule.


Program Topics

Pace University's Paralegal Certificate Program is a comprehensive curriculum.  The skill-based format of Pace University's Paralegal Certificate Program provides students with practical training in preparation for the workplace.

  • Legal process
  • Court structure
  • Interviewing and investigation
  • Document preparation
  • Correspondence
  • Writing and analysis
  • Research skills
  • Use of LexisNexis and Westlaw
  • Substantive topics of laws, torts, contracts, civil procedures, family law


CLICK HERE to test drive the Paralegal Certificate Program


Who Should Enroll

  • Those who are 18 years or older and hold a High School diploma or GED (domestic and international)
  • Legal staff who wish to advance their careers and qualify for lawful designation as a paralegal
  • Career changers looking for a professional career with strong growth potential
  • Individuals who want to gain a clearer understanding of the legal process
  • Individuals considering law school and seeking an introduction to the field to gain a competitive advantage

Information Session

We hope you can spend a hour of your time with us as we walk you through what you will learn, how to register, and answer any important questions. Plus, by attending an information session you will receive a $200 tuition discount!

Click here to view the information session schedule.


FALL 2015 Course Schedule

Pace University Midtown Center
551 Fifth Avenue at 45th
New York, NY

Saturdays
September 26, 2015 - February 27, 2016
10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Tuition: $4,995 (*$4,795 if you attend an information session)
Course#: 90030

Class Status: OPEN

Remember to use discount code DISC200 to receive your $200 tuition discount when registering online.


Pace University Downtown Campus
163 William Street
New York, NY

Monday & Wednesday Evenings
September 28, 2015 - March 2, 2016
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Tuition: $4,995 (*$4,795 if you attend an information session)
Course#: 90453

Class Status: OPEN

Remember to use discount code DISC200 to receive your $200 tuition discount when registering online.


Pace University Law School
78 N. Broadway
White Plains, NY

Saturdays
October 3, 2015 - February 27, 2016
10:00 am – 3:30 pm

Tuition: $4,995 (*$4,795 if you attend an information session)
Course#: 90006

Class Status: OPEN

Remember to use discount code DISC200 to receive your $200 tuition discount when registering online.


Pace University Midtown Campus
551 Fifth Avenue at 45th
New York, NY

Tuesday & Thursday Evenings
October 6, 2015 - March 10, 2016
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Tuition: $4,995 (*$4,795 if you attend an information session)
Course#: 90037

Class Status: OPEN

Remember to use discount code DISC200 to receive your $200 tuition discount when registering online.


Fall 2015 Online Course Schedule:

Open Registration. Please note that coursework begins once you enroll.

Tuition: $6,995 (includes all books and materials)
Course#: 90122

Class Status: OPEN

Remember to use discount code DISC200 to receive your $200 tuition discount when registering online.


Questions? 

Please contact DJ McErlean-Hopson at (212) 346-1186 or dhopson@pace.edu