Legal Studies (Certificate)

The certificate in legal studies is an intensive ten-course sequence program that prepares the student for paralegal employment opportunities in private sector and public sector law, finance, human services, business and industry, and related fields. Emphasis is placed on preparing the student to enter and advance in the paralegal profession. The Legal Studies program curriculum reflects current thinking in the academic discipline as well as the demands of the marketplace. Students have access to the latest legal research technology on campus at the Sage library as well as access to the extensive law library at Albany Law School. Students may transfer in a maximum of nine credits from other institutions.

Core Requirements

  • Complete all of the following:
Item #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
13

Law Electives

  • Complete¬†five¬†additional LAW courses:
Sub-Total Credits
15
Total credits:
28

Overview

Program

Type

Certificate