Applicants to either Paralegal Studies graduate certificate must have a: Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning or international equivalent
Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
You’ll also have to complete our online application and submit the necessary required materials, including one letter of recommendation (academic or professional). If you need assistance, please contact us by emailing

Supporting documents not submitted online should be mailed to:
College of Professional Studies – Office of Admission
George Washington University
805 21st Street, NW
Suite 301
Washington DC 20052

Contact for questions:
CPS Office of Admission ~ 571-553-0025 (phone) ~ 202-242-1047 (fax)
8:30 am – 5:00 pm EST, Monday through Friday

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 24 credits, including 18 credits in required courses and 6 credits in elective courses.

PSLX 6210American Jurisprudence
PSLX 6211Legal Research and Writing
PSLX 6212Litigation
PSLX 6223Contracts
PSLX 6224Advanced Legal Writing
PSLX 6225Business Entities
Two courses from the following:
PSLX 6214Administrative Law
PSLX 6215Government Contracts Law
PSLX 6226International Law
PSLX 6227Intellectual Property Law
PSLX 6228California Law and Practice