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18-Month Associate in Specialized Business Degree
The Legal Assistant program is designed to provide a specialized curriculum leading to a career in a legal office. This program is recommended for a student interested in a profession as a legal assistant to an attorney or a judge, as an assistant in the law office of a corporation, university, insurance agency, or as an assistant with a municipal, state, or federal government agency. Many Legal Assistant graduates find positions in personnel offices of public and private companies, as well as in the medical industry, dealing mainly with insurance issues. Students are given an advanced level of training in administrative skills and procedures specializing in legal terminology, legal transcription, legal office procedures, and formatting of legal correspondence and court and non-court documents. Students also receive important office training in the latest Microsoft Office software.
The following courses are included in this program:
|COURSE #||COURSE TITLE*||CREDITS|
|CM2630||Internet, Security & Web Building||3|
|GE6500||Professional Career Planning||1|
|LE2403||Legal Office Procedures||3|
|LE2408||Applied Legal Terminology||3|
|SE2113||Database and Presentation||3|
|SE2204||Secretarial Office Procedures||3|
|TY2116||Computerized Office Applications||3|
|TY2119||Advanced Spreadsheet Applications||3|
|TY3333||Computer Integration Techniques||3|
|All classes are 60 clock hours. This 18-month Associate in Specialized Business Degree Program of Study offers 90 credits, 1760 clock hours of instruction, and is 72 weeks in length.
*All of our courses are taught in English.
All of our course materials are written and taught in English.