Legal Administrative Assistant Online Program

Legal Administrative Assistant - Certificate Program

Online Legal Administrative Assistant Program

Prepare to work in a variety of law practices, including civil, criminal, and family law. Get equipped with our online Legal Administrative Assistant Program.

The Legal Administrative Assistant Certificate Program is NOT American Bar Association approved and it does not prepare students to work as paralegals.

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Program Format

Online. This program is completed entirely online, without the need to come to campus.

Online Legal Administrative Assistant Certificate Program at Campus, formerly MTI College

The Legal Administrative Assistant Certificate program at Campus, formerly MTI College, is designed to prepare graduates for employment in legal offices in the United States. The program provides students with the tools, knowledge, and confidence to work in a wide range of law practices including civil, criminal and family law, with courses that emphasize on acquiring office managerial skills.

Review our course and industry information to see if the Legal Administrative Assistant Certificate program at Campus is right for you. Fill out a Request Information form to get started today!

The Legal Administrative Assistant Certificate Program is NOT American Bar Association approved and it does not prepare students to work as paralegals.

About The Online Legal Administrative Assistant Certificate Program

The Legal Administrative Assistant Certification online program at Campus, formerly MTI College, will prepare graduates to work successfully in a law office as a legal administrative assistant or legal secretary. Students will walk away with a diverse and complete set of skills needed to build a foundation to advance in the legal field and law offices across the nation. Students will be trained on Microsoft Office Suite software, used almost universally in law offices around the nation, and have access to one-on-one tutoring from Campus instructors.

Graduates will be given access to Campus's job placement assistance, a free service that will provide graduating students with help on:

  • Resume writing assistance
  • Proven job interview techniques
  • Job search resources
  • Coaching techniques

Legal Administrative Assistant Job Description

Document preparation is the primary role of a legal administrative assistant in a law office. Additional responsibilities include composing official and personal correspondence for attorneys. Attorneys count on their legal administrative assistants and secretaries to prepare and process a variety of law documents that are used in trials, hearings, or legal actions. These documents can include complaints, motions, summons, and subpoenas.

Other duties often include:

  • Managing client appointments
  • Greeting clients at the law office
  • Filing important documents
  • Attending to bookkeeping tasks

Next Start Dates:

Aug 12, 2024Legal Administrative Assistant
Sep 23, 2024Legal Administrative Assistant
Nov 4, 2024Legal Administrative Assistant

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Program Length

Estimated Length: 42 weeks

*Estimated program length assumes a student does not have prior transferable course credit and successfully completes a full course load each term. Actual program length may be longer or shorter depending on factors including, but not limited to, prior academic credit, class availability, academic performance, and attendance.

Program Courses

GE230 - Fundamentals of Economics (40/4.0 units)
B112 - College Success (20/1.5 units)
B122A - Career Preparation (20/1.5 units)
B122B - Career Preparation (20/1.5 units)
DA104 - Essential Computer Concepts (40/2.5 units)
E100 - English Fundamentals (60/5.0 units)
E111 - Developmental Writing (20/1.5 units)
GE201- English Composition (60/5.25 units)
KB100 - Introduction to Keyboarding (30/0 units)
KB125 - Speed Development (30/1.0 units)
A121A - Accounting
A150 - Computerized Accounting
DA123 - Word Processing Concepts
L110A - Beginning Legal Terminology and Office Procedures
L110B - Beginning Legal Litigation
L115A - Advanced Legal Litigation
L115B - Basic Legal Calendaring
M110 - Mathematics in Business

Program Costs

Grants and other forms of tuition assistance are available to those who qualify. To find out what you’re eligible for, contact an admissions advisor today!

Tuition and Fees

Admissions Registration Fee: $50
Tuition: $14,500
Books and Supplies: $721
Total: $15,271

Additional Expenses (Monthly)

Living with Parent
Housing: $0
Food: $817
Personal/Misc: $451
Transportation: $199

Not Living with Parent
Housing: $1,637
Food: $1,277
Personal/Misc: $552
Transportation: $218

Admissions Process

For admission to Campus, formerly MTI College, applicants must –

  • Interview with an admissions advisor
  • Provide proof of graduation from high school or GED equivalent
  • Complete an application for admission
  • Take a placement assessment

The first part of the application process may be completed online.