Topics of Study
This program prepares students to serve as legal office managers, special assistants, and legal secretaries. It includes instruction in office management, secretarial science, and principles of U.S. or Canadian law. Students also study legal terminology and documentation, legal research methods, software applications, record-keeping, billing, and related administrative functions which support the activities of a lawyer. They also learn about applicable policies and regulations, and professional standards and ethics.
- Career-technical school and two-year college level programs prepare individuals for paralegal and legal assistant work in law offices.
- A bachelor's degree qualifies you to work for attorneys in legal settings in business, industry, government, international relations, communications, and education.
- Administrative Asst/Exec Sec
- Credit Clerk/Authorizer
- Legal Assistant/Paralegal
- Legal Secretary
- Title Examiner/Searcher