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 Advanced MS Word Business Applications4
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