Application Process

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The application process for the Paralegal Institute's Paralegal Studies Certificate is streamlined to meet the needs of busy adults.

Follow the easy steps below.

  1. Write a letter of interest that describes your background and educational/career goals.
  2. Complete and submit this application form. Upload a letter of interest describing your academic and professional goals and discussing why you wish to enroll in the Certificate in Paralegal Studies.  
  3. Request your official* college or university transcript be mailed to:
    Duquesne University School of Law
    Paralegal Institute
    Hanley Hall, Room 407B
    900 Locust Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15282
    *Note:  transcripts marked 'Issued to Student' are not official. 
  4. Schedule an admissions interview with the program director.
    Call 412.396.6313 or email