Healthcare Paralegal

This program is designed to provide paralegal education and the skills necessary for students with a medical background to expand their careers into the legal arena. It is open to students who have previously earned 60 hours of credit or baccalaureate or associate degree, and who have at least 4000 hours of nursing experience.

This certificate is designed to introduce professionals in the healthcare industry to the legal system and the role of the paralegal in the field. It is open to students who have previously earned 60 hours of credit or a baccalaureate or associate degree, and who have at least 4000 hours of nursing experience. 

This program is designed to allow our graduates to meet the needs of the business employer who requires experience in medical, as well as legal issues. These would include law firms, hospitals, insurance companies, consulting firms, government agencies, and health care systems. Additional courses expose you to specific practice areas where medical knowledge is particularly appropriate. Paralegals operate under the supervision of a licensed attorney and are prohibited from practicing law.

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