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Legal Office Administration

Organized. Knowledgeable. Trusted.

Attorneys rely on legal administrative assistants to work with clients, prepare legal documents, and keep the legal office running smoothly. Legal administrative assistants must be skilled in multitasking, have excellent communication skills, be knowledgeable about legal office procedures, and be discreet with sensitive information contained in legal documents.

Minneapolis Business College’s 10-16 month Legal Office Administration programs were designed so you can learn the key skills needed, like understanding legal concepts, legal office procedures, and legal office systems. You will spend the majority of your time in classes directly related to a legal career.  

We encourage you to visit us and learn why our legal administrative assistant graduates Finish First!  

 

HIGHLIGHTS

At Minneapolis Business College, our Legal Office Administration faculty has worked in the legal field and they bring their legal experience to the classroom. Our smaller classes make it easier for you to get one-on-one attention.

With Minneapolis Business College's Legal Office Administration programs, you can learn about:

  • Legal terminology
  • Legal document formatting
  • Legal research
  • Legal writing
  • Law office procedures
 

Employment of paralegals and legal assistants is projected to grow 15% from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations8.

 

CURRICULUM

Minneapolis Business College offers a 10-month diploma program and a 16-month Associate of Applied Science degree program in Legal Administration. Most of your classes are specific to preparing you for a successful Legal Administrative Assistant career. You can graduate quickly and start working!

To read course descriptions, download our school catalog.

Ready to get started? Call us at 651-636-7406 or fill out our information request form.

CONCENTRATION COURSES

  • Business Organization
  • Introduction to Database Management 
  • Electronic Spreadsheets
  • Word Processing
  • Introduction to Law and the Legal System
  • Legal Ethics
  • Client Interview and Communication Skills
  • Litigation
  • Legal Computer Applications
  • Legal Research and Legal Writing 
  • Contracts
  • Legal Transcription
  • Legal Office Procedures
  • Electronic Office Systems*
  • Keyboarding 
  • Document Formatting
  • Document Production

     *A.A.S Degree Only

 

CAREERS 

As a Minneapolis Business College graduate, our job placement department will help you start your career! Employment of legal assistants is expected to grow by 15% from 2016 to 2026.8

Before you graduate, we'll help you develop a professional resume.  You'll practice interviewing and have a course that will help you with job searching skills.   After you graduate, you'll work one on one with the job placement department.  They can help you find job leads and set up interviews.   We want you to succeed and will work with you to find a position.   

MBC graduates work for:

  • Private legal offices
  • Legal services
 

PRICES 

As long as you stay enrolled full-time at Minneapolis Business College, tuition rates will be frozen for you and will never go up from year to year. There are a variety of financial aid programs available for those who qualify. 

Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
TUITION (for students entering January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018)
Tuition Per Semester*
$7,560
ADMISSIONS FEES (for students entering January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018)
Application Fee
$50
Tuition Deposit**
$50
Confirmation Deposit**
$50
Residence Fee Per Semester*
$3,490
Estimated Books and Supplies (for completing the program)
$2,590
* A.A.S. Degree Program is 4 Semesters
** Deposit is credited towards tuition when the student begins classes. It is not refundable after the due date.
Diploma Program
TUITION (for students entering January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018)
Tuition Per Semester*
$7,560
ADMISSIONS FEES (for students entering January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018)
Application Fee
$50
Tuition Deposit**
$50
Confirmation Deposit**
$50
Residence Fee Per Semester*
$3,490
Estimated Books and Supplies (for completing the program)
$1,565
* Diploma Program is 2.5 Semesters
** Deposit is credited towards tuition when the student begins classes. It is not refundable after the due date.