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Extended Learning

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In partnership with ed2go, CSUSM Extended Learning offers an extensive catalog of affordable workforce training programs that you can complete 100% online and on your own schedule. Gain the skills and industry certifications you need to start or advance your career in high-demand fields. Learn from industry experts in a flexible, self-paced format and get personalized support from a dedicated student advisor. Enroll anytime and receive a certificate of completion from CSUSM Extended Learning after successfully completing your program. Some program fees include a voucher for the certification exam.

This fully online, nationally acclaimed program is designed to educate those who seek to assist trial attorneys, interview witnesses, investigate complex fact patterns, research the law and assist in preparing cases for courtroom litigation. The instruction is practice oriented and related to those areas of the law in which paralegals are most in demand. The paralegal certificate program will teach you how to work as a full-time or part-time paralegal, or how to open your own freelance business. This program is open to the community, has no prerequisites and requires no application.

Program Details

Cohorts Start Often

New cohorts begin six times per year and lasts just seven weeks

Prepare for Paralegal Roles

This fully online program is designed for those seeing to assist trial attorneys, interview witnesses, assist in case preparation and more

Study on Your Time

Online classes are available virtually anytime to fit your busy schedule

No Prerequisites

This certificate program will teach you how to work as a full-time or part-time paralegal and is open to the community with no prerequisites or application, just sign up to get started


Employment of paralegals and legal assistants is projected to grow 12 percent from 2018 to 2028, much faster than the national average.

– Bureau of Labor Statistics

– Bureau of Labor Statistics

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