Blackstone Career Institute is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council, Washington, D.C., regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Secondary Schools, Philadelphia, PA, and licensed by the State Board of Private Licensed Schools, Department of Education, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. BCI provides an excellent foundation for anyone interested in earning paralegal training from home. With more than a century of expertise, Blackstone offers a committed, responsive faculty and a quality education, all at an affordable rate.
Advanced Paralegal Courses
Are you looking to advance your skills and your career as a paralegal … and earn continuing education credit, too? Blackstone can help you meet all of these goals with our advanced paralegal courses. Pick your area of interest—eight specialized areas to choose from. Ask your employer for tuition assistance; you may be able to receive full or partial reimbursement. Each advanced paralegal course covers a critical topic and arms you with specialized knowledge that can help you advance your career! Every Blackstone advanced paralegal course is written by distance education experts and reviewed by legal industry professionals to help YOU. (If you’re looking for information on becoming a paralegal, visit our paralegal program page for more information about paralegal training and careers.)
With your course enrollment, you’ll receive an e-textbook, online study guide, instructor support, personal access to the flexible Online Student Center with instantaneous exam results (6 online exams), and a certificate of completion. As an online student, you have the benefit of studying anytime, anywhere. Your e-book and online resources are available wherever you have an Internet connection. Or you can download a copy to your computer to work offline. You have 24 weeks to complete each advanced paralegal course, but many students complete their studies in less time.
Blackstone advanced paralegal courses are each worth 20 hours towards the 50 hours of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) needed for recertification if you are a Certified Legal Assistant/Certified Paralegal (CLA/CP) through the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA). Our coursework also qualifies as CLE credit for the five-year PLS and PP recertification through NALS. . .the association for legal professionals. Renew your certification or gain specialized knowledge—all while saving time and money—by taking online advanced paralegal courses with Blackstone.