Administrative Office Technology, Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary - Associate in Science
CCRI's Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary program is currently under Academic Review and is not accepting new applications.
The Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary concentration prepares students for careers such as legal secretary, legal transcriptionist and legal office assistants who work in a variety of office settings including law offices, legal departments and insurance companies. Career opportunities for the graduates of this program are expected to remain constant.
Students who successfully complete this program demonstrate the ability to understand basic legal terminology, the elements of legal style and the use of standard clauses within legal documents and forms. Students develop high-level skills in managing a law office and in the production of accurate legal documents. In their last semester, students are given the opportunity to work in a local legal office.
If you are interested in earning a bachelor's degree, please meet with an Academic Advisor who can help you select the courses that best prepare you for transfer to a four-year college or university. For more information, you can also visit ritransfers.org with resources on course and program transfer to Rhode Island College and the University of Rhode Island, or visit CCRI's Transfer Articulation page for information on articulation agreements with colleges and universities throughout New England.