Legal Administrative Assistant Certificate

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This certificate program prepares students to work as a legal administrative assistant. The curriculum provides training for students in entry-level positions as well as for those who are upgrading existing skills.

Suggested/Sample Course Sequence

The sequence taken by the student may vary depending on prerequisites, course availability, and personal/ professional responsibilities.

(Major Code 5050; State CIP Code 22.0301)

First Semester

BOT 103Business English3
BOT 105Keyboarding and Formatting I3
BOT 106Intro to Business Computer Applications*3
BOT 130Office Systems Concepts3
Total Hours12

Second Semester

BOT 110Skillbuilding I*1
BOT 150Records Management*3
BOT 155Word Processing Application I*2
LAW 121Introduction to Law3
Total Hours9

Third Semester

BOT 125Document Formatting*1
BOT 160Legal Transcription*3
BOT 255Word Processing Applications II*2
LAW 201Advanced Legal Technology*3
Total Hours9

Fourth Semester

BOT 265Computerized Office Applications*3
BOT 275Office Internship I*1
Total Hours4

Total Program Hours: 34