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Legal Secretarial Studies


Legal secretarial studies programs prepare people to work in legal offices.

Programs in legal secretarial studies include topics such as:


Many career and technical schools as well as most community colleges and two-year schools offer certificate and associate degree programs in legal secretarial studies. A certificate program usually takes a year of full-time study. An associate degree program usually takes two years of full-time study.

A very small number of colleges and universities offer a bachelor's degree in legal secretarial studies. A bachelor's degree usually takes four years of full-time study to complete.

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Program Admission

You can prepare for this program of study by getting your high school diploma or GED.

Some training programs require applicants to meet the following admission requirements:

Below is a list of high school courses that will help prepare you for this program of study:

Typical Course Work

Program Courses

A certificate program in legal secretarial studies typically requires that you study courses such as the following:

Things to Know

Office technology changes constantly. Expect to take classes throughout your career to keep your skills up-to-date.


King-Snohomish Area

Edmonds Community College

Everett Community College

Green River College

Renton Technical College

Spokane Area

Spokane Community College

Vancouver Area

Clark College

West Side Area

Bellingham Technical College

Peninsula College

South Puget Sound Community College

Yakima Area

Yakima Valley College