May 21, 2024  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Legal Assistant, Career Studies Certificate Program- Can Be Completed Online

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Purpose: This program is designed to prepare individuals for an entry-level position as a Legal Assistant. In addition, it is designed to enhance the professional qualifications of those persons already employed as Legal Secretaries.

Occupational Objectives: Legal Assistant, Legal Secretary.

Admission Requirements: All students will be required to demonstrate college readiness through transcript review or informed self-placement.  Based on this review students may request or be required to enroll in prerequisite or corequisite math and/or English courses.

Articulation: Individuals successfully completing this Career Studies Certificate program may continue their studies and earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Legal Assisting at either Northern Virginia Community College or J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College.

Legal Assistant Curriculum:

Total Minimum Credits: 16

Suggested Sequence of Courses:

Students should begin with LGL 110  and LGL 125  should be completed before LGL 126 . The elective can be taken at any point after completion of LGL 110 .

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