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  • Legal Administrative Assistant (LAD)
    Program Description

    Career, Degree (AS)

    The Legal Administrative Assistant degree program prepares students to enter today's high-tech legal office environment. The program provides extensive training in computerized keyboarding, word processing, spreadsheets, database, legal terminology, transcription, and the advanced language arts skills needed to prepare and edit a wide variety of legal documents. Training also focuses on developing and refining the communications, interpersonal skills, and decision-making skills necessary to be successful in a challenging career.


    As part of the program, students have the opportunity to enhance career development by integrating both classroom study and work experience through participation in the Office Technology Internship or the Office Technology Cooperative Education program.

    Simultaneous awarding of Certificate and Degree policy: Certificates whose coursework is embedded in an Associate's degree program will not be awarded simultaneously in the same term as the degree is awarded; i.e. Legal Administrative Assistant(LAD) and Office Support Certificate(OFC) or Legal Office Support Certificate(LOS).





    For more information, please contact us at (978) 762-4000 or mmcaulif@northshore.edu.

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