Legal Assistant Certificate
This program is designed for both beginning and experienced assistants who would like to improve their skills, preparing students for employment opportunities, such as Legal Assistants in law firms, corporate legal departments, government agencies, banks, legal aid societies, and federal and state courts. This program consists of 6 required courses plus 3 electives.
Registration and Tuition:
This course consists of 6 required courses and 3 electives. Tuition is $3700 plus one time $20 registration fee, or you can register for each course individually with a $20 registration fee per semester. To register online for courses please click on the Course Browser/Registration. All required courses must be completed within two years. This certificate presumes a basic knowledge of word processing and a typing proficiency of at least 50 words per minute. Basic word processing and typing skills will not be covered in this course. A Combined Certificate in Legal Studies and Legal Assistant. is also available. Click here for more information. Click the button to view the Program Brochure.
Note: Certificate Cannot Be Completed In One Semester.
|Fall 2015 Semester||Day||Time||Dates|
|Introduction to Law||Thursday||6:00-9:00pm||9/10-10/8|
|Drafting Legal Instruments||Tuesday||6:00-9:00pm||10/20-11/17|
|Legal Research and Writing||Tuesday||6:00-9:00pm||9/8-10/6|
|English Writing for Legal Professionals||Monday||5:30-7:30pm||9/14-10/26; Skips 10/12|
|Bookkeeping and Budgeting||Friday||6:00-9:00pm||9/11-10/9|
|Accounting||Tue. & Thu.
||5:30-7:30pm||9/9-10/14; Skips 10/12|
|Microsoft Excel I||Tuesday||5:30-7:30pm||9/8-10/13|
|Microsoft Excel II||Tuesday||5:30-7:30pm||11/3-12/8|
Payment Plan options are available. Students must register in person to enroll in a payment plan option. Certificate Students must visit or contact the registration office at 212-650-3850 Monday through Friday 9am-5pm to choose their class schedule per semester. Learn more about the benefits of registering for the entire certificate program.