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MAHWAH, N.J. – Area residents interested in pursuing a paralegal career have the opportunity to earn a Paralegal Certificate online through Ramapo College of New Jersey in affiliation with the Center for Legal Studies (CLS), Colorado. Students are trained to perform legal research and in the writing skills necessary to become a successful paralegal. CLS brings decades of experience in the delivery of online coursework with a focus on curriculum for the legal profession. Attend an Information Session on Tuesday, September 22, from 12:15-1 p.m. or 5:15-6 p.m., in the Anisfield School of Business, ASB-522. Pre-register at: www.ramapo.edu/cipl/paralegal
The 14-week Paralegal Certificate course prepares students for careers in the growing field of paralegalism. A paralegal is a paraprofessional who has the required education and experience to assist licensed lawyers in their legal work. According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of paralegals is projected to grow 17 percent between 2012 and 2022, a faster-than-average employment growth rate compared to the national average for all occupations.
To learn more about the Ramapo College Paralegal Certificate program, please visit: www.ramapo.edu/cipl/paralegal, or call the Ramapo College Center for Innovative and Professional Learning at (201) 684-7370.
About Ramapo College
Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The comprehensive college is situated among the beautiful Ramapo Mountains, is within commuting distance to New York City, was named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and boasts the best on-campus housing in New Jersey per Niche.com.
Ramapo College provides its students with individualized attention, mentorship, and supports; hands-on learning; and a range of opportunities for service and leadership development. Its graduation and retention rates exceed national averages and it places approximately 1,000 students per year in internships in New York City. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice; is recognized as the state’s top college on the list of Best Disability Schools by Great Value Colleges; is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools; and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others.
Ramapo College’s over 40,000 alumni are the confident, intellectually curious, self-aware, and humble people who are highly sought after and who make a positive impact at local, national, and global levels. Ramapo College is distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by CollegesofDistinction.com. Every student at Ramapo is enrolled in its unique and award winning Pathways Program which equips and empowers students, across the continuum of their academic career, to secure internships, pursue graduate/professional school, and/or enter the job market.
Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Applied Mathematics, Business Administration, Contemporary Instructional Design, Computer Science, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a Doctor of Nursing Practice.
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