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“I am confident in my ability to do an outstanding job because of the skills I obtained in the program. I am very happy I chose to pursue the Paralegal profession and would recommend the UH Paralegal program to anyone looking to do the same.” Nashira Rachal, paralegal graduate

Why Become a Paralegal?

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the paralegal profession is projected to grow 28 percent between 2008 and 2018, significantly outpacing the average for all occupations.

As of May 2012 Paralegal professionals can expect a median salary of $50,220.

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University of Houston Paralegal Certificate Program

Our Paralegal Certificate Program is comprehensive, fast-paced and provides the skills you need to become a successful paralegal.

Why Choose The University of Houston?

In addition to providing practical skills in areas of substantive and procedural law that paralegals use in the profession, the University of Houston Paralegal Certificate Program offers the following benefits:

  1. Two convenient program formats that allow the flexibility you need to finish the program successfully.
  2. Access to WestLaw Online Legal Research Database and ProDoc Document Production software during the course.
  3. Great networking opportunities to help find a job.
  4. A challenging comprehensive skills-based curriculum that emphasizes doing the kind of work that is expected of paralegals.
  5. The University of Houston Paralegal Program has built an exceptional reputation within the legal community.
  6. The chance to improve job-getting skills, such as resume writing and interviewing.