You can enhance your professional standing or advance your career by getting a certificate in a particular specialty area. A certificate shows that you have achieved a level of excellence in that subject and have likely taken an exam and fulfilled a number of requirements. Certificates are available in many areas ranging from project management, to finance, to health care.
Certificate Programs allow you to build additional knowledge, skills, and leadership in specific disciplines and are offered at all academic levels from undergraduate and post-baccalaureate to graduate. Most certificate programs involve taking multiple courses and can take well over a year to complete. A Certificate Program provides both depth and breadth of knowledge for advancing into leadership roles in a professional career. Generally a certificate will improve your understanding of the challenges of the particular discipline and help you manage a program and make more informed decisions. Explore the links below to find the right certificate program to advance your career.
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Duke University’s Online Global Paralegal Certificate Program trains students for careers as professional paralegals. This internet-based program provides comprehensive support materials designed to help each student successfully complete the program. The program includes traditional texts, online lecture notes, mock exams, writing labs, and reference materials for all fifty states. Students are assigned instructors who work with them through the duration of the program.
Students will be able to study and earn the Duke Paralegal Certificate completely online. Additionally, students are given training on and access to Westlaw and Lexis, the two largest legal research tools in the world.