This certificate program prepares students for legal office positions in law firms, courthouses, and business legal offices. Emphasis is on learning legal terminology and preparing legal documents as well as developing communication, decision-making, and problem-solving skills, and the use of current web tools and software application programs. The program provides training for students in entry-level positions as well as for those who are upgrading existing skills.

The Legal Administrative Assistant Certificate is not associated with the JCCC Paralegal programs and is not intended to prepare students to work as a paralegal.

(Major Code 5050; State CIP Code 22.0301)

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Fall Semester

BOT 105Business Document Preparation and Management*3
BOT 130Business Office Procedures3
CPCA 128PC Applications: MS Office3
ENGL 121Composition I*3
LAW 121Introduction to Law3
Total Hours15

Spring Semester

BOT 160Legal Document Preparation and Terminology*3
BOT 260Desktop Publishing for the Office: Publisher*3
CPCA 118Groupware: Outlook*1
CPCA 121Introduction to Project Management*1
CPCA 228PC Applications II: MS Office*3
HC 130Medical Terminology for Healthcare Professions3
LAW 201Advanced Legal Technology*3
Total Hours17
Total Program Hours: 32