What other paralegal qualifications are available to students besides online paralegal degree qualification?

Individuals wishing to join the paralegal profession have the option to complete certification courses in paralegal studies. These certification courses are an alternative to more common online paralegal degree programs. Paralegal certifications are administered and awarded by three professional bodies in the U.S. namely National Association of Legal Assistants, National Federation of Paralegal Associations, and American Alliance of Paralegals. Individuals with these paralegal certifications can expect to have better opportunities, and are also generally viewed favorably by future employers.