DePaul University Continuing and Professional Education
Become a Paralegal

Employment in the legal assisting field is projected to continue growing faster than average. To help you succeed in the dynamic, rewarding paralegal profession, DePaul University offers the Paralegal Studies Certificate Program. Our 17-week program builds on DePaul's strong reputation in the legal field with practical information and applicable skills that working paralegals need to advance their careers.

Our curriculum combines evening classes and online study. In the course, you'll learn legal fundamentals, core paralegal skills, contracts and business law and you will perfect your skills in interviewing, investigation, correspondence and much more. Upon completing our program, you'll earn a certificate confirming your paralegal credentials from DePaul University.

We regularly offer free information sessions about our Paralegal Studies Certificate Program. During these sessions, our instructors provide an overview of the program and answer your questions.

Become more proficient by enrolling in one of our upcoming sessions. Click here to register now.