Legal Office Management students are presented with the terminology they need to work in the legal field as well as general legal practices. This program emphasizes the importance of being detail-oriented in a field that demands this practice. You’ll further gain the knowledge necessary to prepare proper legal forms and must apply this skill in several classes. Legal transcription is also an important component of this degree.


What qualities should a Legal Administrative Assistant Diploma student have?

  • Adaptability
  • Detail-oriented
  • Critical thinking
  • Organization
  • Resourcefulness
  • Professionalism

What specific skills or knowledge are taught in the Legal Administrative Assistant Diploma program?

  • Keyboarding
  • Computer applications including spreadsheet, database, word-processing and presentation software
  • Advanced word processing
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Written and Oral communication skills
  • Transcription (legal, medical or administrative, depending on program)
  • Organization and time management
  • Research
  • Records Management
  • Accounting
  • Bookkeeping
  • Management
  • Local legal practices
  • Legal terminology
  • Legal writing
  • Legal form preparation
  • Legal transcription

What is the most important or unique thing about Sullivan’s Legal Administrative Assistant Diploma program?

Sullivan University Office Technology program prepares you to work in today’s fast-paced offices. The coursework is intensive and demands you understand how to use computer applications. Critical thinking is encouraged throughout the degree program. Business basics, including basic accounting and management, are instilled. Sullivan University’s Office Technology program also requires you finish a practicum in which you utilize and demonstrate the skills you gain within the classroom.

Legal Administrative Assistant Diploma Course Requirements

72 Credit Hours
Length: 12 months
Time length for program completion will vary depending upon the number of courses taken per term, developmental courses when required, transfer credit accepted, lack of continuous enrollment, etc.

CourseTitlesCredit Hours
Total Credit Hours72
ACT 101Principles of Accounting I4
AOM 105Keyboarding Essentials4
AOM 110Keyboarding Skill Development4
AOM 120Word Processing I4
AOM 214Administrative Systems and Procedures4
AOM 220Word Processing II4
BUS 224Professional Development4
COM 214Public Speaking4
CSC 118Computer Applications I4
CSC 218Computer Applications II4
ENG 101Composition I4
FYE 101Information Literacy4
LOM 120Law, Ethics and Legal Practice4
LOM 134Legal Terminology4
LOM 200Legal Office Transcription4
LOM 210Legal Office Procedures4
MGT 114Business Organization and Management4
MTH 101College Mathematics4
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