The Legal option of the Secretarial Science Studies program provides the business skills and background necessary to pursue the traditional and contemporary paths in a legal office administration career. Law, shorthand, word processing, data processing, humanities and communications courses create a well-rounded office professional who is prepared to meet the needs of today's rapidly changing, complex law office. The microcomputer software packages most demanded in the industry are mastered in this program. Graduation is acknowledged by awarding an Associate in Specialized Business degree upon satisfactory completion of the program. The Legal Office Administrator performs an unlimited number of business duties for attorneys employed in private practices, corporate legal departments, government agencies or legal associations. Emphasis is placed upon proper form and procedure, correct vocabulary and speed and accuracy when preparing legal documents. Normal job responsibilites include word processing, dictation and transcription, use of proper telephone etiquette, and preparation of legal research.
||Secretarial Science Studies/Legal Office Administration|
||Government & Law/Administration|
||Kaplan Career Institute-Harrisburg|