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Advanced Paralegal Certificate


with Center for Legal Studies

Calendar Current session started Aug 2, 2021 , runs for 7 weeks

These advanced topics build upon the nationally acclaimed Paralegal Certificate Course© offered by over 100 colleges and universities nationwide. These classes are available to students who wish to extensively build upon their knowledge of law and paralegal studies with classes in specialized facets of contemporary law. Your study and concentration on substantively specific materials will enable you to gain a strong competitive edge over other paralegals. The additional training gained through participation in these advanced classes will embellish your legal knowledge and skills, which in turn should increase your salary and marketability.

*Those who successfully complete at least six advanced topics will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

Completing both the Core Requirements and the Advanced Requirements of the Paralegal Certificate Program provides comprehensive training and skills that should enable graduates to work in the quickly-growing paralegal profession. The two parts in combination have been designed to meet the requirements of the California Business and Professional Code §6450, legislation that took effect in California on 1/1/01.


Calendar Current session started Feb 11, 2022

Paralegal Certificate


with Center for Legal Studies

Calendar Current session started May 2, 2022 , runs for 7 weeks

This class is distinctly online.

Paralegalism is one of the fastest growing careers in the country with an annual average salary of $44,480 (more if you freelance). Learn to interview witnesses, investigate complex fact patterns, research the law, prepare legal documents, and assist in preparing cases for courtroom litigation. The instruction is practice-oriented, specific to those areas of law in which paralegals are in demand.  Books: $521



Calendar Current session started May 2, 2022

Victim Advocacy Certificate


with Center for Legal Studies

Calendar Current session started May 2, 2022 , runs for 7 weeks

Become a victim advocate for domestic violence shelters, crisis centers and hotlines, and to assist crime victims in the criminal justice system. Learn legal terminology, legal process, victims’ rights, jurisdiction and venue, ethics, effects on the victim, victim advocacy skills, guardianships and crisis intervention. We’ll also cover counseling skills for victims of assault, battery, robbery, domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, murder and homicide.  Books: $60


Intro to Parapsychology
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Intro to Parapsychology


with Walter Selens

Six weeks of in-depth study in the vast field of Paraspychology with expert Walter R. Selens.  So many subjects to cover!  We’ll include psychic awareness and what makes a house appear haunted.  Then we’ll delve into the origins of Religious Spirituality.  Sure to keep you on the edge of your seat!

Please bring to class: water bottle, notebook, pen, 3-ring binder

14 Days to Successfully Stop Smoking


with Carolann Cliche

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 2, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Discover NRT (Neural Training) or "Retrain your Brain" therapy, unlike anything you've previous tried to quit smoking! Help your brain easily "unlearn" old habits & behavior. This 14-day program gets to the root cause of why you smoke and eliminates it by releasing old habits stored in the brain and helps you quit without food cravings, weight gain or use of other "crutches." Course includes eBook (purchased from instructor directly for $10), coaching and a bonus NRT session you can record for home use!

via Zoom

Adobe InDesign Essentials


with U Got Class LERN

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 6, 2022 , runs for 4 weeks

This is distinctly online.

Adobe InDesign is the industry standard page-layout program that works with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop seamlessly. InDesign allows you to create simple to complex multi-page documents such as brochures, flyers, books and magazines. This course is a comprehensive exploration of InDesign tools and capabilities to create professional documents. You will learn how to manage the InDesign environment, create, setup, design, enhance and finalize multi-page documents. Access to Adobe InDesign software required.

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