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About the Program

Earn your Certificate in Paralegal Studies by completing just ten (10) courses. Courses cover a variety of legal topics -- all applicable to a career in the field of law. Find out more about our Program Format and Requirements.

More than 2,000 people have turned to Duquesne University's Paralegal Institute in the last 30 years to prepare for new careers or advance in their current positions. Learn about:

Attend the Open House

Meet our staff and find out more about the program at an online Paralegal Institute Open House.


We would be happy to answer any questions you may have about the Paralegal Institute, our programs, paralegal career opportunities, or any other questions you may have. Please contact the Paralegal Institute at 412.396.1643 or


 Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public except as permitted by law.