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Top Certificates in the USA 2019/2020

Completion of a certificate program can complement an existing degree or secondary education by adding a specialized skill set. Often this can lead to a promotion, an entry-level position or entry into an undergraduate program.

An LLM is a postgraduate program for law students who want advanced training and knowledge in a particular area. Specialization areas may include commercial law, finance, human rights law, tax law, and international business law.

The USA remains the world’s most popular destination for international students. Universities in the US dominate the world rankings and the country also offers a wide variety of exciting study locations. State university systems are partially subsidized by state governments, and may have many campuses spread around the state, with hundreds of thousands of students.

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Paralegal

The 8-month Paralegal Certificate program provides students with 24 semester hours of law specialty courses and meets or exceeds the program duration requirements of reco ... [+]

The 8-month Paralegal Certificate program provides students with 24 semester hours of law specialty courses and meets or exceeds the program duration requirements of recognized paralegal authorities and organizations.

Online classes meet weekly for an interactive live lecture in which students can see, hear and ask questions of their instructors. We bring the classroom to you. Traditional campus-based classes are also available.

Students at Center for Advanced Legal Studies benefit from the following:

Qualified Faculty - Law specialty courses are taught by experienced attorneys Career Services – Dedicated support to assist with a job search after graduation Canvas LMS - Innovative and intuitive Learning Management System Blackboard Collaborate Ultra – See, hear and talk with your instructors and classmates in real time Westlaw - Premiere online legal research service for attorneys and legal professionals ProDoc – Advanced software for the automated production of legal documents Microsoft Office 365 – Includes Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook and more @paralegal.edu email – Your professional email address to keep after graduation ... [-]
USA Houston
September 2020
English
Part time
8 months
Campus
Online
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Polk State College

The Curriculum Management System (CMS) Law Enforcement Basic Recruit Program provides job-related training at the entry level to candidates for law enforcement officer po ... [+]

The Curriculum Management System (CMS) Law Enforcement Basic Recruit Program provides job-related training at the entry level to candidates for law enforcement officer positions. The curriculum is prescribed by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement's Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission, in accordance with Florida Statutes. This program requires enrolling individuals to be physically and mentally strong, fair-minded, and constantly alert.

Upon completion of the program, the student must pass the Florida State Officer Certification Exam before receiving provisional certification. This certification is required for employment as a law enforcement officer in local, county, and state law enforcement agencies.... [-]

USA Bartow Lake Wales Lakeland Winter Haven  + 1 More
September 2020
English
Full time
Campus
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Albany Law School

A new all-online certificate program in Cybersecurity & Privacy Law offers students the opportunity to enroll in a unique half-year to full-year, skills-oriented cybe ... [+]

A new all-online certificate program in Cybersecurity & Privacy Law offers students the opportunity to enrol in a unique half-year to full-year, skills-oriented cyber law track. The courses are designed to develop the student's skills to:

understand the impact of laws and policy assess a business or organization's cybersecurity and privacy program assess industry best practices along with state, federal and international cybersecurity and privacy rules, make decisions and advise senior decision-makers on how to orient a business or organization to rapidly adapt to a constantly changing risk, compliance, legal and policy environment.

The program consists of three courses for a total of nine credit hours and is offered in a fully-online, distance-learning format, allowing students to complete courses at times that best fit their schedules. Each course takes 14 weeks to complete and may be taken concurrently so that all three courses can be completed in one academic semester.... [-]

USA Albany
September 2020
English
6 - 12 months
Campus
Online
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University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, William S. Richardson School of Law

If you are a mid-career professional who has a law degree from outside the United States and would like to further your law study on a non-credit, non-degree basis, we in ... [+]

The Hawaiʻi Visiting International Professionals (VIP) Program provides foreign legal and business professionals the opportunity to study American and international law through a program of courses given on a non-credit, non-degree basis. The VIP program is ideal for mid-career professionals who wish to pursue specialized law study but are not seeking a degree. We also welcome LLM graduates who wish to gain additional training in American law or are preparing to take a U.S. bar exam by focusing on bar-related courses.

The full VIP program begins each year in August and ends in May, but applicants who are unable to spend the full academic year at the Law School may apply to participate in the VIP program for one semester only. VIP participants may enroll in up to 17 credit hours per semester of classes as auditors. Although VIP participants are free to take most Law School courses, enrolment is subject to space availability and approval by the course instructor.... [-]

USA Honolulu
September 2020
English
Full time
Campus
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University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, William S. Richardson School of Law

The Law School's Environmental Law Program (ELP) was established in 1988 in recognition of the special challenges the State of Hawai‘i faces in developing an environmenta ... [+]

The Law School's Environmental Law Program (ELP) was established in 1988 in recognition of the special challenges the State of Hawai‘i faces in developing an environmentally sustainable economy in a unique island environment. ELP trains students to become future attorneys, policymakers, and scholars in the field of environmental law locally, nationally, and internationally.

Accordingly, ELP offers a significant number of courses to second- and third-year students that allows them to explore the opportunities and challenges in this emerging field of law.

Students also may opt to earn a Certificate in Environmental Law. Students wishing to complete the ELP certificate undertake a core series of classes and must complete a directed study, externship, produce a scholarly article or paper, or participate as a member of the Environmental Law Moot Court Teams. Thanks to its dedicated faculty, ELP has gained national recognition and is currently among the finest environmental programs in the United States.... [-]

USA Honolulu
September 2020
English
Full time
Part time
Campus
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