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Why Study Nurse Paralegal at Madonna University?

  • The Post Baccalaureate Certificate can be completed in one year of full-time study.
  • Graduates have jobs! Upon graduation 95% of graduates are typically employed, with the majority of graduates employed full-time as legal assistants or paralegals with the top law firms, corporations, and courts in the Metro area.
  • The Program has been approved by the American Bar Association since 1984 and enjoys a strong reputation in the Metro area legal community. Attorneys refer their staff and family to the Madonna Paralegal Program.
  • The Program offers flexible scheduling, with only 10 c.r. required to be taken on campus.
  • The faculty includes practicing paralegals and attorneys with experience in the legal specialties which they teach.
  • For a more detailed description of the Program, please click on this link to the Program Director’s interview with the Paralegal Voice: www.madonna.edu/paralegal-voice

The Post-Baccalaureate Nurse Paralegal Certificate provides nurses holding a BSN degree and significant clinical nursing experience, a chance to utilize their nursing knowledge and legal concepts to assist attorneys in litigation of cases where there has been an injury or death, as well as in areas of risk management, insurance and elder care. The post-B.S.N., Nurse Paralegal Certificate, requires 30 credits of carefully selected paralegal courses. Post-degree students also have the option of getting a second bachelor’s degree by taking 6 credits of religious studies.


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