Bradford School - Pittsburgh, PA
Legal Administrative Assistant

Organized. Knowledgeable. Trusted.

Attorneys rely on their legal administrative staff to work with clients, prepare legal documents, and keep the legal office running smoothly. Legal administrative assistants must be skilled in multitasking, have excellent communication skills, be knowledgeable about legal office procedures, and be discreet with sensitive information contained in legal documents. 

International Business College's Legal Administrative Assistant program is designed so that you learn the key skills needed to start your career quickly. As an International Business College student, you will enroll in courses that are directly related to the legal office environment, offering you the preparation needed to begin your career as a legal professional. 

We encourage you to vist us and learn why our legal administration graduates Finish First!

 

 

 

HIGHLIGHTS

At International Business College, our Legal Administrative Assistant faculty has worked in the legal field and they bring that experience to the classroom. Our smaller classes make it easier for you to get one-on-one attention. 

With our Legal Administrative Assistant program, you can learn about:

  • Legal terminology
  • Legal document formatting
  • Legal research 
  • Legal writing
  • Law office procedures
  • Business law
  • Client interviewing
  • Ethics
 

Paralegals and Legal Assistants are found in all types of organizations, but most work for law firms, corporate legal departments, or government agencies. 

 

CURRICULUM

International Business College offers a Legal Administrative Assistant Associate of Applied Science degree. Most of your classes are specific to preparing you for a successful legal administration career. You can graduate quickly and start working! 

To read course descriptions, download our school catalog

Ready? Call us at 317-813-2300 or fill out our information request form

CONCENTRATION COURSES

  • Business Communications 
  • Written Communications
  • Introduction to Database Management
  • Electronic Spreadsheets
  • Word Processing - Core
  • Presentation Design and Development
  • Introduction to Law and the Legal System
  • Legal Research and Legal Writing I
  • Legal Computer Applications
  • Ethics
  • Civil Procedure
  • Client Interview and Communication Skills
  • Legal Transcription
  • Business Law
  • Legal Office Procedures
  • Keyboarding
  • Document Formatting
  • Document Production  
 

CAREERS

As an IBC graduate, our career services department will help you start your career by finding the right job for you! Employment of paralegals and legal assistants is projected to grow 15% from 2016 to 2026 (Source: 12)

 IBC graduates work for:

  • Private law offices
  • Legal services organizations
  • Banks
  • Large and small corporations
  • Realty offices
  • Mortgage companies
 

PRICES

As long as you stay enrolled full-time at International Business College, tuition rates will be frozen for you and will never go up from year to year. There are a variety of financial aid programs available for those who qualify.

 
Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
TUITION (for students entering January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018)
Tuition Per Semester*
$6,980
ADMISSIONS FEES (for students entering January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018)
Application Fee
$50
Tuition Deposit**
$50
Confirmation Deposit**
$50
Residence Fee Per Semester*
$3,410
Residence Reservation Fee
$100
Estimated Books and Supplies (for completing the program)
$3,710
* A.A.S. Degree Program is 4 Semesters
** Deposit is credited towards tuition when the student begins classes. It is not refundable after the due date.