Legal Assistant (Certificate)


Certificate Program

A Legal Assistant Certificate program is offered for students who have already obtained a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

The certificate program requires completion of 33 credit hours in the Legal Assistant/Administration curriculum. The required courses are as follows:

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    Professional Sequence

    • LAD 3120 Law Practice Management (3 credits)
    • LEGA 1100 Introduction to Law and Legal Terminology (3 credits)
    • LEGA 1300 Litigation Skills I (3 credits)
    • LEGA 1310 Litigation Skills II and Ethics (3 credits)
    • LEGA 2800 Legal Research and Analysis I (3 credits)
    • LEGA 2810 Legal Research and Analysis II (3 credits)
    • Any five additional legal specialty courses (15 credits)

    Total: 33 credits


    Gainful Employment Disclosure Statement

    Click here for a PDF of the Gainful Employment Disclosure Statement for this program.

Program Contact Information

Department Chair: Stephen Manning, Ph.D.
Briggs Building, Room 234
McNichols Campus

Telephone: 313-993-1087
Fax: 313-993-1166

Department Website