Legal Administrative Assistant

Program Overview

Awards/Outcomes Credits Location
Legal Administrative Assistant - A.A.S. Degree 60 cr. Rosemount  |  Online
Legal Administrative Assistant - Diploma 39 cr. Rosemount  |  Online
Legal Receptionist - Certificate 25 cr. Rosemount  |  Online

Major Description

This program prepares students to work in a variety of law-related fields. Specialized legal courses include Civil Procedures, Family Law and Criminal Law. Exposure to basic legal concepts is accomplished through courses in Transactional Law and Legal Editing & Proofreading. Students also take a variety of general administrative courses covering software applications, keyboarding and communications.

Microsoft Certified Application Specialist (MCAS)

DCTC offers courses that prepare students for the Microsoft Certified Application Specialist (MCAS) certification exam. MCAS credential validates skills in using Microsoft Office 2010 meeting the demand for the most up-to-date skills on the latest Microsoft technologies.

Program Prerequisite

Work Environment

Key employers include law firms, court systems, insurance agencies, legal and trust departments of banks, corporations and government agencies. Legal administrative assistants interact often and directly with clients and staff.

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Academic Advisor

Amy Eppen


Candace Carlstrom

Susan Johanson

Charlotte Kodner