Short Course On Campus Online


American National University

8 months
12160 USD/full
12160 USD/full
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American National University’s Certificate in Paralegal Studies program – approved by the American Bar Association (ABA) – is designed exclusively for students and professionals who have previously earned an associate’s or bachelor’s degree.


We offer one of the first DEAC Accredited, online paralegal certificate programs that is approved by the American Bar Association (ABA)!

The ABA-approved Paralegal certificate program’s content was developed with careful consideration toward satisfying the American Bar Association’s recommendations for paralegals’ continuing education, as well as their preparation for the national paralegal certification exam.

Key Features 

  • American National University’s Paralegal studies program combines academic rigor with legal, technical and leadership skills to develop well-rounded paralegal professionals. 
  • Our graduates are prepared to pursue careers as paralegals to perform tasks in legal, corporate, non-profit or government organizations.

Programme Structure

  • The Certificate Program in Paralegal Studies is designed for students who have already earned an academic associate or bachelor’s degree and wish to develop the skills necessary to become a paralegal. 
  • The program provides a broad-based understanding of the core areas of law and the court system, including terminology used in the legal system and how to understand legal documents, contracts, and other legal material. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 8 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for admission
  • Passport
  • Official Transcript   
  • English Proficiency (please provide one of the following)
  • Financial Documents
  • $125 (Application and I-20 processing Fee) – (I-20 issued)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12160 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12160 USD for the full programme during 8 months.
  • National

    12160 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12160 USD for the full programme during 8 months.

Living costs for Danville

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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