North Carolina Paralegal Certificate Program

Upon successful completion of the Guilford College Paralegal Certificate Program, you will be eligible to sit for the N.C. State Bar Paralegal Certification examination.


The program consists of about 190 in-class hours and at least 300 hours overall (including take-home tests, reading assignments and papers) over 19 weeks. Classes are held two nights a week (6 to 10 p.m.) and on six selected Saturdays (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.).

  • Schedule: TBD
  • Requirements: associate’s or bachelor’s degree; proficient in basic Internet and word processing skills; access to a computer; fluent in English
  • Fees: one-time payment of $4,745 or three installments for total of $4,995
  • How to Register: Complete the paralegal certificate registration form. You'll receive a confirmation letter by mail with further instructions, including how to pay.

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM®)

This course is designed to prepare individuals to take the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification exam.


By becoming SHRM certified, you prove your knowledge, competency and value to your colleagues and to employers looking for employees who have a competitive edge in today's global economy. These credentials are based on extensive global research involving employers, academics, and practicing HR professionals at all levels to ensure they maintain an industry-leading level of excellence and relevance in this ever-evolving profession. 

This intensive 12-week program combines expert instruction with the 2017 SHRM Learning System®, so you will learn faster, retain more knowledge and stay on track for success on the exam.

  • Schedule
    Time:  6:00-9:00 p.m. 
    Dates:  Tuesdays - September 11 through December 4, 2018
  • Fees: $1,449
  • How to Register: Complete the SHRM HR management certification registration form. You'll receive a confirmation letter by mail with further instructions, including how to pay.

Interested in training your team? Call for more information about volume discounts or offering a program at your location.

PMP CERTIFICATION EXAM PREP PROGRAM

PMI, PMP, and PMBOK are registered marks of the Project Management Institute Inc.


A career in project management offers a variety of jobs across industries, incredible growth potential and excellent compensation. Skilled project management professionals are in a prime position to benefit from a projected 1.57 million new project management jobs created around the world each year through 2020, according to the Project Management Talent Gap Report, and ​​​​a median salary in excess of $100,000 in the U.S. Ensure you're prepared for the rigorous PMP exam with Guilford College's newest course offering the Project Management Professional Certification Exam Prep Program.

This intensive 15-week program combines expert instruction with The CERTWISE™ Learning System for PMP® Exam Preparation training materials and meets PMI’s 35 contact hour PMP Exam requirement. Our course will help you learn faster, retain more knowledge and stay on track for success on the PMP exam. Learn more at pmi.org.

  • Schedule: Coming Soon
  • Requirements: To apply for the PMP, you need to meet all education and experience prerequisites in one of two categories:
  1. Category A: secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent); Minimum of five (5) years of non-overlapping project management experience, with 7,500 hours leading and directing projects; 35 hours of project management education
  2. Category B: four-year degree (bachelor’s degree or the global equivalent); Minimum of three (3) years of non-overlapping project management experience, with 4,500 hours leading and directing projects; 35 hours of project management education
  • Fees: $1,449.00 (Includes The Learning System for PMP® Exam Preparation, including printed reading materials; interactive online study tools including quizzes, flashcards, PMP exam emulation and more.)
  • How to Register: Complete the PMP Certification Exam Prep Program registration form. You'll receive a confirmation letter by mail with further instructions, including how to pay.

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Arlene Cash

Arlene Cash

Vice President for Enrollment Management