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Legal Administrative Specialist

NEXT CLASS BEGINS June 11, 2021 (Click Here for more information)

 

A Legal Administrative Specialist serves as a confidential secretary in the Office of the General Counsel, performing a wide variety of secretarial and administrative tasks. These tasks include preparing documents and correspondence which require knowledge of contracts, briefs, policies and pleadings.

 

In this program, students will focus on the skills necessary for employment in the legal field, such as legal terminology, preparation of legal documents, utilization of the legal reference library, and office procedures and practices specific to a legal office. Students will use critical thinking and decision making skills as they participate in simulated work-based learning experiences. Additionally, students will receive training in software applications that are used in a legal environment.

 

Course Number

Course Title

Length

OTA0040

Information Technology Assistant

150 hours

OTA0041

Front Desk Specialist

300 hours

OTA0042

Administrative Support

150 hours

OTA0050

Legal Administrative Specialist

450 hours

 

Program Hours and Schedule

1050 hours ǀ 10 months ǀ Hybrid*

Online ǀ Monday – Thursday, 2:30pm – 4:30pm and Friday, 2:30pm – 9:00pm

Class ǀ Monday – Thursday, 5:00pm – 9:00pm

 

Enrollment: August, January and June

 

*Students enrolled in distance and/or hybrid programs must have daily access to a computer with internet and a valid email address that they check daily. Additionally, students must have all necessary hardware and software components required by their program.

 

Certification

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Bundle Certification (3 of 5)

 

Employment Opportunities

Legal Administrative Specialist ǀ Information Technology Assistant ǀ Front Desk Specialist ǀ Administrative Support

 

College Credit

Graduates may be awarded credits towards an Associate of Science Degree or Associate of Applied Science Degree at select Florida state colleges. Please click here for additional details.

 

Program Costs

FL Resident Tuition

$2,940

Out of State Tuition

$11,760

Fees

$273

Books and Supplies

$177

Industry Certification

Included

FL Resident Total

$3,390

Out of State Total

$12,210

 

*Prices are subject to change without notice.

 

Financial assistance is available to those who qualify. Please visit https://studentaid.gov/ to apply.

 

Admissions Requirements

  • Schedule a basic skills assessment ($15) or provide official documentation of a basic skills exemption to your program counselor/advisor.
  • Schedule an appointment with your program counselor/advisor for basic skills assessment results and/or a program specific orientation.
  • Register for classes during open enrollment. Program registration runs on a first come, first served basis.

 

Program Counselor/Advisor

Mary Barone, Certified School Counselor

[email protected]

 

For additional information, please contact the Office of Admissions at (754) 321-5700.

 

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