Legal Office Assistant


Core Courses

  • Introduction to Keyboarding
  • Proofreading and Editing
  • Word Processing
  • Business College Experience
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Keyboarding Skill Development
  • Transcription
  • Database/Spreadsheets
  • Accounting
  • Legal Document Processing
  • Electronic Communications
  • Intermediate Computer Business Applications
  • Business Ethics
  • Office Calculators
  • Administrative Management
  • Legal Office Concepts and Procedures
  • Business Law
  • Business Field Experience
  • Employment Portfolio and Career Development

The Legal Office Assistant program is an Associate of Applied Science option of the Executive Assistant program.

Program Details

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 63
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer

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Graduates find work as administrative professionals in law firms, legal divisions of large businesses, and federal and state government offices.

Example Careers and Average Wages

Entry Average Experienced
Legal Secretaries $24,700 $36,500 $42,400
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants $31,200 $43,700 $49,900

Source: 2016 Iowa Wage Report, Iowa Workforce Development


The following is a partial list of employers who have hired graduates from this program:

Business Location
Beecher, Field, Walker, Morris, Hoffman, & Johnson, P.C. Waterloo, IA
Iowa Workforce Development Center Waterloo, IA
Redfern, Mason, Larsen, and Moore, PLC Cedar Falls, IA
Swisher and Cohrt, PLC Waterloo, IA

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Contact Us

Admissions Email us 319-296-4000 Hawkeye Center 114
Student Success Specialist Jen Beck Email me 319-296-2329 ext.1068 Black Hawk Hall 201
Program Advisor Sharon Buss Email me 319-296-2329 ext.1742 Black Hawk Hall 204
Administrative Assistant Cindi Clark Email me 319-296-4021 Black Hawk Hall 101
Dean Michael Roth, Ph.D. Email me 319-296-4470 Grundy Hall 266
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