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Legal Administrative Assistant

at Minneapolis Community and Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 30
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program will provide you with the skills and proficiencies required to work in modern law offices, legal departments of corporations, government offices, legal aid offices, and courts. The coursework will develop your skills for processing legal documents, understanding legal terminology and documentation, working with legal software applications, executing law office procedures, keeping records, billing, becoming aware of applicable policies and regulations for the Minnesota legal system, and comprehending professional standards and ethics.
Note: This program is the result of a unique partnership with the 12 largest downtown Minneapolis law firms. Representatives from these law offices assisted with the creation of the curriculum for this award and are seeking to hire qualified graduates of this program.

Program Locations

  • Minneapolis Community and Technical College 55403

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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Minneapolis Community and Technical College
Minneapolis Community and Technical College
1501 Hennepin Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55403 Toll-Free: (800) 247-0911 Local: (612) 659-6200 Email: admissions.office@minneapolis.edu