Enter a career in the Legal Administrative Specialist field!

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 NumberCourse TitleLength
OTA0040Information Technology Assistant150 hours
OTA0041Front Desk Specialist300 hours
OTA0042Administrative Support150 hours
OTA0050Legal Administrative Specialist450 hours

Program Costs

ItemPrice
FL Resident Tuition$2,940
Out of State Tuition$11,760
Fees$273
Books and Supplies$177
Industry CertificationIncluded
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 studentaid.gov to apply.

Certification

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

Employment Opportunities

  • Legal Administrative Specialist
  • Information Technology Assistant
  • Front Desk Specialist
  • 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.

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 Info

Program Length:

900 hours/9 months

Program Offered:

August, January and June

Delivery Method:

Hybrid
*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.

Days & Times:

Traditional – (In Person)

  • Monday – Thursday 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Online

  • 14 hours per week

Enroll in our Legal Administrative Specialist program today.

To get started in the Legal Administrative Specialist program, Sign Up today for a program orientation or contact the counselor at: [email protected]

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

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