Legal Secretary | Dipl - Western Iowa Tech Community College
Western Iowa Tech Community College
Legal Secretary | Dipl

Legal Secretary | Dipl

Degree
Diploma
Credits
34
Location
Sioux City
Estimated Program Costs Required Classes
This program is eligible for free tuition

The Legal Secretary Diploma will provide you with the basic legal knowledge and administrative skills to serve attorneys in law firms, or support legal departments in corporations, real estate companies, government agencies, and the banking industry.

Meet Your Advisor

Colleen Clifford
Colleen Clifford
Career Navigator
colleen.clifford@witcc.edu
712.317.3126
Sioux City Campus, Admissions A303
Book an Appointment https://www2.witcc.edu/admissions/colleen

Career Options

Perform secretarial duties using legal terminology, procedures, and documents. Prepare legal papers and correspondence, such as summonses, complaints, motions, and subpoenas. May also assist with legal research.

Required Classes for Legal Secretary | Dipl

SDV 108 The College Experience 1
PRL 103 Introduction to Law 3
ADM 105 Introduction to Keyboarding 1
ADM 162 Office Procedures 3
CSC 116 Information Computing 3
ENG 105 Composition I 3
ADM 176 Electronic Records System 3
     
PRL 108 Legal Procedures and Processes 3
PRL 281 Legal Ethics 2
ADM 123 Document Formatting 3
ADM 159 Proofreading and Editing 3
SPC 122 Interpersonal Communication 3
BUS 185 Business Law I 3
 

Meet Your Faculty and Staff

Mellisa Flanigan
Mellisa Flanigan
Business and Office Support Instructor
mellisa.flanigan@witcc.edu
712.317.3326
Sioux City Campus, Room L314
Dr. Michael Rohlena
Dr. Michael Rohlena
Assoc Dean of Instruction for Career & Technical Education
michael.rohlena@witcc.edu
712.317.3128
Sioux City Campus, Room B107
 

Estimated Program Costs

In-state tuition and fees: $6,698.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $6,732.00 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Estimated books: $200.00/semester
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated student housing and meals: $3,075.00/semester

* This is an approximate cost based on tuition and fees set by the Board of Directors before each school year. Course level fees may also apply. Additional charges for licensure or credential testing may be a part of your program.