Legal Administrative Specialist

Legal Administrative Specialist Manatee Technical College

Program Content: This program prepares students for employment as a legal secretary, confidential secretary, legal coordinator, or legal support assistant in an environment where they are required to perform secretarial duties using legal terminology, procedures and/or prepare legal documents and correspondence. The curriculum provides students with essential knowledge of legal clerical procedures, types of law and specific terminologies, and the principles of law office management. An integral part of the program is exposure to software applications specific to a law office environment. In addition to intensive work-based training in Microsoft Office, the self-paced program also includes legal transcription, journal accounting, and legal document processing. Development of goals and plans to prioritize and organize work, methods of time management, information retrieval, telephone etiquette, workplace safety, and personal productivity. This program articulates to State College of Florida. Students may receive credit for the completion of the MTC program. This program also qualifies for articulation to other state colleges in Florida.

Length of Program: 1050 hours – approximately 11 months full-time to complete.

Industry Certification: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Bundled (4 out or 6) or Microsoft Office Master Specialist, Certification from National Society for Legal Technology

Job Placement Rate: 80%

On-time Completion Rate: 93%

Download State of Florida Frameworks Sheet: Legal Administrative Specialist

Required Books and Materials: Legal Administrative Specialist

Estimated Total: $4,600*

Location: MTC Main Campus, 6305 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203 | 941.751.7900

For More Information: Contact Terri Parrish: 941.751.7900 x 1033, Email


*An additional fee for a uniform, books, supplies and various materials is required. Fees for certifications and/or licensure may or may not be required.

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