Paralegal certificate program new to OU

Oakland University’s Professional and Continuing Education (PACE) will offer a one year, cohort certificate evening program (non-credit) for individuals interested in a paralegal career.  

This full time program which begins in the winter of 2016, consists of three 14 week semesters— 9 courses.  

The co-hort group will follow this schedule:

• Winter Semester 1 – Ethics and Introduction to Law; Contracts; Torts.
• Spring Semester 2 – Legal Research and Writing; Litigation; CALR—Computerized Legal Research (on-line).
• Fall Semester 3 – Special Topics I; Special Topics II; Internship – 100 hours (may be completed at your current work place.)  Special topics consists of probate, elder law, auto law and employment law.

OU will place participants in a 100 hour internship.  Job placement and résumé writing is available.

Tuition for the one year Certificate in Paralegal Studies is $5,390.00.  Those interested can enroll in the interest-free payment plan or apply for private education loans through Sallie Mae.  Visit

For additional information, contact Linda Wallace at, or call 248-370-4386, or visit