Legal Administrative Specialist

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Program Content:

The Legal Administrative Specialist program prepares students for employment in private law firms, clerk of court offices, corporate and judicial legal offices. Skills include Microsoft Office, legal typing and transcription, legal office procedures, business law, and legal application software. Content includes the use of technology to develop communication skills, analytical skills,

performance of office procedures specific to the legal environment, and production of quality work in an efficient manner using advanced features of business software applications.

Laboratory activities are an integral part of this program and include the use of computers, transcription equipment, peripheral equipment and the Internet.

To obtain a certificate from the Suncoast Technical College Legal Administrative Specialist program, students are required to complete 1050 hours of instruction. Students also will be prepared to earn official certifications in various computer applications used in the legal field.

Students who complete this program are eligible to articulate to State College of Florida and receive credit for the work they completed in their STC program.


Program Structure:

Business Technology Education (BTE) Core (OTA0040) is a core course which should be completed prior to the Legal Administrative Specialist Program.


Program Length:

The Legal Administrative Specialist program takes approximately 9 months (1050 hours) to complete. It is offered both full and part time.


Industry Certification & State Credential Exams:

  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Bundle Certification

Obtainment Time Frame: In program


Entrance/Exit Requirements:

Reading, math, and language competencies are pre-assessed. The required basic skills grade levels for the Legal Administrative Specialist program are Reading-10, Math-10, and Language-10 and must be met prior to program completion.


Standard Occupations:

For specific occupation information, including wages, employment trends and more, visit the following links:

Computer User Support Specialists
www.onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1151.00

Executive Secretaries & Administrative Assistants
www.onetonline.org/link/summary/43-6011.00

Receptionists & Information Clerks
www.onetonline.org/link/summary/43-4171.00

Legal Secretaries
www.onetonline.org/link/summary/43-6012.00

For other O*Net Online information, please visit:
www.onetonline.org/crosswalk/SOC/


Course Campus Location(s):

Sarasota


Course Sequence:

OCP Course #Course TitleLength
A

OTA0040

Info Tech Assistant

150 hrs

B

OTA0041

Front Desk Specialist

300 hrs

C

OTA0042

Administrative Support

150 hrs

D

OTA0050

Legal Administrative Specialist

450 hrs


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