Paralegal Studies - Specialist Certificates

Tuition and Registration

Tuition must be paid in full before a student can start the program. Books are purchased separately. When registration is complete, the student will receive an email containing a username and password to the program's website, information on purchasing textbooks, and instructor and support contact information.

Online Paralegal Specialist Certificate $2395* $45 - $160 per book

*Duke Paralegal Alumni receive a discount of $800.

How To Register
Before registering, be sure to visit the student website, where you can read more about how the program works.

Registration Methods

  1. REGISTER ONLINE using a credit card with our secure, real-time registration system.  Add the Specialist Certificate to your shopping cart and follow the instructions for checking out.
  2. By Mail: fill out the registration form (for payment by certified check or money order payable to Duke University, or loans). In the memo field of the certified check or money order, please write the name of the student exactly as it is entered on the registration form. We are unable to accept personal checks for the Online Paralegal Specialist Certificate Program. Please go to the Course Details page to get the course ID # and title. Mail your materials to

    Registration: Paralegal Certificate
    Duke Continuing Studies
    Box 90700
    Durham, NC 27708

  3. You may also choose to call the registration office at 919-684-6259 to register.  Please note that loan applicants or students who plan to use the payment plan must call to register.

Refund Policy

There are no refunds for the Online Paralegal Specialist Certificate program.