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Certificate in Paralegal Studies

At a Glance

The focus of this program is on critical paralegal job skills such as legal research, real property law and estate law.

Employment Opportunities

Course content prepares the student for entry-level positions in law offices, real estate companies, and law departments of large corporations. With additional training, a student can further enhance their job opportunities. This program also provides supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in similar fields.

Career Path Notes

Credits earned in this certificate program will transfer directly into the Associate in Applied Science in Paralegal Studies at BCC. In addition, BCC is a regionally accredited institution of higher education and credits will transfer to other regionally accredited colleges and universities.

Program Length

Students may complete the program in one year if they attend full time, providing course prerequisites have been met. Part-time study is available. Courses are available days and/or evenings. Some courses are available online.

Advantages of the Paralegal Certificate Program

  • Learn valuable technology skills to prepare you for finding that new job
  • Focus on skill building in the latest technology
  • Return to the workforce quickly
  • All courses taught by skilled, knowledgeable professionals
  • Update your job skills quickly
  • Enhance your resume marketability
  • Increase your present skills for that promotion
  • Add to your present college degree
  • BCC is a regionally accredited institution of higher education

Gerald A. Loy, Esq., Program Coordinator
(607)778-5300 • loy_g@sunybroome.edu
P.O. Box 1017, Binghamton, N.Y. 13902