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Online Graduate Certificate Program in
Immigration Legal Services Management

School: Missional College  //  Study Area: Serving Among Cultural Difference

☀  Totally Unique Program = only available at Missional University

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Graduate Certificate in
Immigration Legal Services Management?


The Graduate Certificate in Immigration Legal Services Management is a humanities-based interdisciplinary Certificate program providing students the training to be accredited by the Office of Legal Access Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, to prepare immigration documents and represent non-citizens. The Master's level program is designed for students preparing to lead or start a center. Students will learn the essential skills for leading a successful center and obtaining (or maintaining) accreditation. Students who complete the basic immigration law training can only practice immigration law under the supervision of an attorney or in an accredited center that serves low income clients.

Program Features

  • Integrated practicums allow you to gain valuable real-world experience
  • Learn from academic practitioners from around the world
  • Credits earned in this certificate program can apply to a Missional University Master's degree program

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Credits Required

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What Will I Study?

We offer the most comprehensive approach to serving the legal issues of immigrants & refugees in the mission of God.

Examines and analyzes the historical phenomenon of global people migration from a biblical theological perspective. The student will explore a variety of anthropological, biblical, contextual, political, sociological, theological issues, leading to a theology for missionally engaging the people of the contemporary Diaspora.

Analysis and evaluation of immigration procedure and law, including an examination of family visas, specialized visas, asylum, waivers, deportability, inadmissibility, naturalization, research, writing, citizenship, and ethics. Designed to meet the training requirements for individuals seeking accreditation by the US Board of Immigration Appeals to serve in BIA-recognized legal service centers.

Through the use of landmark case law and salient examples from recent immigration reform, this course provides an advanced study of the immigration, nationality, and naturalization laws of the United States. Students will investigate and analyze policy issues relating to migration, refugees, asylum, deportation, and citizenship issues.

Advanced policies, methods, skills and trends in the business of delivering legal services. Includes finance, technology, ethical duties, management principles, creating a business plan, client development, marketing, and other essentials to lead an efficient and ethical legal service ministry. Attention to best practices and trends on the professional horizon.

When Can I Get Started?

We offer multiple start dates each year to give you flexibility in your education, life and work schedules.






A Career in Navigating Cultural Difference

Is this Your Mission?

Immigration Legal Advocate, Immigration Legal Assistant, Immigration Counselor, Citizenship & Immigration Services Counselor, Immigration Legal Services Coordinator, Immigration Client Services Manager, Immigration and Citizenship Program Manager



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How Much Will it Cost?

We offer tuition based upon country of residence.  According to the Human Development Index, all countries around the world fall into one of four categories:
  • (Tier 1) - Very High Human Development
  • (Tier 2) High Human Development
  • (Tier 3) Medium Human Development
  • (Tier 4) Low Human Development
Our tiered global tuition makes higher education affordable for everyone world wide.


100% Tuition


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3 credit course


80% Tuition


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3 credit course


60% Tuition


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3 credit course


40% Tuition


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3 credit course

Tiered tuition based on country of origin and scholarships available.  Find your country of residence here for more information.
Tuition may be further reduced by participating in the Sponsorship Program.