Legal Office

The Legal Office Program prepares students to enter a legal office environment. Qualities essential to work in this field include attention to detail/accuracy, adaptable personality/ interpersonal skills, ability to work under pressure, excellent writing and speaking skills, organizational skills, excellent keyboarding skill, and ability to multi-task. The program emphasizes legal office procedures, professionalism, terminology, transcribing and formatting legal documents. Students acquire the skills and knowledge to work in law firms, real estate offices, bank trust departments, and government agencies.

Legal Office Program Flyer

Gainful Employment Information

 

2016 - 2017 Program Dates

Full-Time (M–Th, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

  • 8/22/2016 – 1/25/2017 (plus internship)
  • 1/30/2017 – 6/20/2017 (plus internship)

Part-Time (M–Th, either 7:30–11:30 a.m. or 12–4 p.m.)

  • 8/22/2016 – 6/19/2017 (7:30–11:30 a.m.)
  • 8/22/2016 – 6/8/2017 (12–4 p.m.)

 

Program Cost

  • Qualified Federal Financial Aid Program
  • Total Contact Hours: 660
  • Total Credit Hours: 32
  • Cost per Credit: $84
  • Additional Fees: $1,243
  • Estimated Program Cost: $3,931 (books may add to your final cost)

 


Courses

Code Courses Credits
ENG 113 Business English 3.00
BTE 100 Computer Keyboarding 1.00
BTE 117 Legal Terminology & Procedures 3.00
CIS 135 Complete PC Word Processing: Word 3.00
CIS 140 Microsoft Outlook 1.00
BTE 166 Business Editing Skills 3.00
BTE 238 Legal Office Procedures 3.00
BTE 111 Keyboarding Speedbuilding I 2.00
BTE 255 Word Processing Techniques II 3.00
BTE 229 Legal Transcription 3.00
BTE 230 Legal Transcription Hands-on Lab 1.00
COM 101 Employment Strategies 1.00
CIS 128 Operating System: Using Windows 3.00
BUS 287 Cooperative Education 2.00

It's free to apply to Emily Griffith Technical College. You're under no obligation once you apply. Filling out an application allows us to connect you with people who can provide more information about your preferred studies and career goals.

Apply to Emily Griffith Technical College