Court and Agency Services Certificate

Financial Aid Eligible

The Court and Agency Services Certificate will provide the student with the necessary knowledge, skills, and training to be employed in the field of court and/or deposition agency administration and operations. The training provides for an internship experience of 40 hours. To earn a certificate, the student must complete the required courses as listed with a grade of C or better. At least 50% of all course work must be completed at Cypress College. This certificate requires a total of 19 units.

Required courses are listed in the suggested sequence (19 units):
CTRP 073ACSpelling for Modern Business1
CTRP 073BCPunctuation for Court Report.1
CTRP 073CC Formatting, Style and Usage1
CTRP 073DCProofreading1
CTRP 071 C Legal Terminology and Rhetoric3
CTRP 072 CLegal Procedures4
CTRP 076 CCourt and Deposition Proc3
CTRP 093 C Information Technology-CTRP2
BUS 143 CIntroduction to Legal Research1
CTRP 033 CInternship - Agency Services2
or CTRP 034 C Internship - Court Services
Total Units19

** Recommended Advisory: California Notary Public license

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

OUTCOME 1: Acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to enter the field of Court and Agency services working with deposition agencies and court services. Students will gain a basic knowledge of agency operations, along with basic academic classes in spelling, punctuation, formatting, and proofreading, along with legal procedures and the application and experience using technology and its application and use in courts and agencies to produce documents and transcripts. This coursework is necessary in order to work in the field of court and agency services.