Legal Administrative Assistant Certificate


The Legal Administrative Assistant Certificate prepares the student to work in a variety of venues related to the legal profession including positions as a legal administrative assistant in a law office, or in the court system, and in a variety of other legal settings. To earn a certificate, 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.

Required Courses are listed in suggested sequence (22 units):
CTRP 073ACSpelling for Modern Business1
CTRP 073BCPunctuation - Court Reporting1
CTRP 071 C Legal Terminology and Rhetoric3
CIS 102 C MS Word Business Applications (formerly Advanced MS Word Business Applications)4
CTRP 072 CLegal Procedures4
CIS 150 CMicrosoft Office Applications3
MGT 055 CBusiness English3
MGT 143 CIntroduction to Legal Research1
CTRP 080 CInternship - Law Office2
Total Units22