The Legal Secretary Certificate Program will prepare students for a career in legal office administration supporting the work of lawyers, paralegals, and other staff. The program includes introductory business language and concepts, as well as expectations of an effective paralegal.
An emphasis is made on exploring the role of legal secretaries, including legal analysis and writing, in the law office. This certificate includes 24 credit hours within Lakewood University’s Associate of Applied Business in Paralegal Studies and can be taken as a stepping stone towards further education.
h6>Legal Secretary Certificate Requirements
Please find the course requirements for this certificate program listed below:
Introduction to Business
Introduction to Paralegal Studies
Criminal Law & Procedure
Legal Analysis and Writing
Law Office Management
Employment of legal secretaries will result from the need to replace workers who leave the occupation. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for secretaries and administrative assistants was $39,850 in May 2019.
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Payment Plan – 12 Credit Hours
Payment in Full: $5,052.00
Lakewood University provides all textbooks, study guides, supplemental materials, achievement exams, and instructional support at no cost to the student.
Application Fee- $75 for degree programs; $0 for vocational programs (first semester only)
Registration Fee – $200 for degree programs; $125 for vocational programs (first semester only)
Technology/Library Fee – $175 for the first semester and $100 per degree semester thereafter; $250 per vocational program term
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