This certificate is designed for those who have already earned a bachelor’s degree and will prepare you for a rewarding career in a wide selection of legal areas. As a paralegal, you will be involved in all facets of the law while working under the direction of a licensed attorney. A successful paralegal is a good communicator, enjoys working with diverse populations, pays attention to details when researching and analyzing facts, is a strong problem solver, and is ethical. Western’s Paralegal classes are taught by certified Wisconsin Paralegals and licensed Wisconsin Attorneys.
Estimated Program Cost
Legal Studies/Paralegal Post Baccalaureate
This program will cost about $4,300* based on tuition and basic program fees. There may be additional fees for books, materials, and testing. For more information on tuition costs, visit the Tuition Page.
* Tuition and fees are subject to change.
Software and Technology
This program requires specific software and technology to complete classwork. Click here to see the list of items you will need for your courses.
If you do not have access to the items listed for your program, or if the items you have do not meet the requirements, resources may be available. Submit a Student Resource Request using our online form.
Internet access is required to access student accounts from off campus. The Learning Commons can provide information on free, off-campus Wi-Fi spots. Contact them at LearningCommons@westerntc.edu or call 608-785-9198.
For additional specifications, please review Technology and Software Recommendations for Most Classes on Western’s IT Knowledgebase.