Center for Continuing Studies
Legal Secretary Certificate
Our seven-week online program is designed for beginning and experienced secretaries who want to improve their skills and work more efficiently in a law office.
You will be expected to spend an average of at least 8 hours per week on reading and writing assignments in this accelerated course.
When you finish, you'll have new, marketable skills and be able to increase productivity. You'll earn a certificate of completion from St. Cloud State University.
You'll learn about:
- legal terminology and process
- jurisdiction and venue
- written communications, pleadings, discovery, notices and motions
- filing procedures
- billing and accounting
- time management
- records management
- commonly used word and data processing programs
- legal research
- memoranda preparation
- citation format
What you earn
Successful graduates earn a certificate of completion from St. Cloud State University, and a certificate of course hours completed from The Center for Legal Studies.