Advance Your Legal and Paralegal Career at the University of South Florida

USF’s Paralegal Certificate Program and CLE Courses Give You the Skills Law Firms Demand

Join the program designed by paralegals, attorneys and judges from across the country. USF’s Paralegal Certificate Program delivers high-quality legal instruction that law firms want. This includes curriculum based on the knowledge and skills used daily by paralegals.

Our program includes the focused instruction you need in a convenient format that fits your schedule and learning style. It is designed to accommodate working professionals with other obligations. Whether you’re starting your career in the legal field or looking to advance, this program makes it easy to get the certification that you need to take the next step.

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Why Enroll in USF’s Paralegal Certificate Program?



Two course formats available – self-paced online or instructor-led hybrid



Finish the program in as little as 13 weeks – or take up to six months



Learn from an esteemed faculty of attorneys and judges

Student Testimonials

See how USF's Paralegal Certificate can take you to the next stage of your career.

Comprehensive Legal Instruction

Get a leg up on others in the legal field. Our certificate program includes in-depth instruction on vital law topics, such as legal terminology, stages of litigation and evidence. Gain the deep legal understanding that will make you an indispensable asset at a law practice.

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Professional Certificate of Your Accomplishment

Set yourself apart as a paralegal with the Paralegal Certificate from Corporate Training and Professional Education at the University of South Florida. This certificate acknowledges the high-quality instruction delivered in a program taught by leaders in the legal field.

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Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Courses

Discover useful strategies for managing stress with our self-paced and convenient programs. The Building Resilience for Paralegals and Building Resilience for Lawyers courses are approved by the Florida Bar for general and mental illness awareness CLE credit.

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Workplace Skills Employers Want

Get hands-on training in the real-world skillsets that are most in demand by attorneys, corporations and government agencies. This includes legal processes, court structure, interviewing, investigation, document preparation, file maintenance, correspondence, research, writing and analysis.

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