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 option of the Administrative Office Management program.

Program Details

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 62
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
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants $35,300 $48,800 $55,500
Legal Secretaries $26,800 $39,100 $45,200

Source: 2018 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

Admissions Requirements

This program is not currently accepting admissions applications.

For more information contact the Admissions office at 319-296-4000.

Contact Us

Admissions Email us 319-296-4000 Hawkeye Center 114
Student Success Specialist Lisa Wright Email us 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 Dave Grunklee Email me 319-296-4042 Butler Hall 131A
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