Legal Administrative Assistant

at Dakota County Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This major is designed to prepare students to work in a variety of legal-related fields. Specialized legal courses include Civil Procedures, Family Law, and Criminal Law, as well as exposure to basic legal concepts through courses in Transactional Law and Legal Proofreading and Editing. Students will also take a variety of general administrative courses covering keyboarding, communications, and software applications.

Program Locations

  • Dakota County Technical College 55068

Labor Market Information

  • Title Examiners and Searchers
  • Median wage:$20.58/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Paralegals and Legal Assistants
  • Median wage:$24.71/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Legal Secretaries
  • Median wage:$22.59/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Court, Municipal, and License Clerks
  • Median wage:$20.45/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
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Dakota County Technical College
Dakota County Technical College
1300 145th Street East Rosemount, MN 55068 Toll-Free: (877) 937-3282 Local: (651) 423-8301 TTY: (651) 423-8621 Email: admissions@dctc.edu