Penn Foster Career School

Certificate - Real Estate, Wills and Estates for Paralegals

Would you like to learn about real estate law and estate planning? Students can develop or hone paralegal skills by participating in Penn Foster Career School's Real Estate, Wills, and Estates for Paralegals Certificate program. Continue reading for further details.

Official Program Name:

Real Estate, Wills, and Estates for Paralegals Certificate

School Offering Program:

Penn Foster Career School

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Program Description:

The online Real Estate, Wills, and Estates for Paralegals certificate program is intended to broaden the knowledge base of paralegals who want to learn more about real estate practices and the procedures for handling wills and trusts. It emphasizes concepts such as real estate law fundamentals, property law, and estate administration. Students have the opportunity to learn basics such as terminology and legal form drafting, while becoming otherwise prepared to provide assistance and administrative support to real estate lawyers. The certificate credits are transferable should students decide to expand their educational pursuits and seek an associate degree in paralegal studies at Penn Foster.

Program Materials Supplied by Penn Foster Career School:

Penn Foster Career School supplies books and learning aids. An online library, career guidance, access to student services via e-mail, phone, and message board, and an online community are also offered.

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Financial Aid:

Penn Foster offers low tuition with 0% interest and affordable monthly payments, so students graduate without debt.

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

Since every student is different, there isn't a "one size fits all" for school information. Start dates and tuition often vary between selected programs, and financial aid opportunities are unique to each student's circumstances. Complete the form to the right to get the most up-to-date and accurate information based on your selected program and circumstances.

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Required Courses for a Real Estate, Wills, and Estates for Paralegals Certificate:

Program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Penn Foster Career School to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

  • Real Estate Law
  • Wills and Estates

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

A willingness to continue the educational process can be significant for candidates who want to increase their knowledge and possibly advance in the legal field. A degree such as the following could be beneficial:

  • Associate in Science - Paralegal
  • Associate of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies
  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies

Career Paths:

Prior paralegal education or experience can be key factors when the time comes to conduct a job search. Graduates might pursue the following positions upon graduation from the certificate program:

  • Paralegal
  • Legal Assistant
  • Legal Clerk
  • Legal Technician

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