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Paralegal Certificate Program

Admissions and Tuition

Complete your Paralegal Studies Certificate in just one term.


Paralegals work with attorneys and other law professionals — job responsibilities can include interviewing clients and witnesses, drafting and processing legal documents, and conducting legal research.

A variety of businesses hire paralegals, from law firms to insurance companies, banks to government, to not-for-profit agencies. The program also prepares students for law school and for careers in related professions. Some students work as paralegals while attending law school, gaining valuable contacts and experience while studying.


Admissions Requirements

A minimum of 60 college credits or an associate's degree is required to enroll in this program.

In-person and virtual options available.



Studying for Hofstra Law’s Paralegal Studies Certificate is affordable, especially since the program is eligible for Direct Student Loans. To apply for Direct Student Loans, visit studentaid.gov to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

If you have questions about financial aid applications or tuition for a paralegal studies certificate, please call Hofstra Law’s Office of Financial Aid at (516) 463-6706.

Tuition for a Paralegal Studies Certificate (including fees) is:

Charge Amount
Tuition $6,845
University Fee $405
Total $7,250

Note: Tuition is subject to change.


Contact Us

Whether you’re ready to start today or just beginning to investigate your options, email us at paralegal@hofstra.edu, or call (516) 463-5916 to speak to us about your future or to register for classes today.