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Sauk Academic programs

Office and Administrative Services: Legal Office

(B82) Certificate

The legal office certificate program is designed to assist students in becoming familiar with terminology, forms, and procedures used in legal offices. Upon completion of this program, students should be able to secure entry-level employment as a legal office employee

Work and Employment

Legal assistants prepare legal papers and correspondence and assist legal research

Program Contacts at Sauk Valley Community College
Academic Advising, 815/835-6354; Mary Ann Hurd, Assistant Professor of Office and Administrative Services, 815/835-6202.

Estimated Program Cost

The following figures are based on 2016-17 tuition and fee rates and the course fees in the Class Schedule for the required number 26 credit hours.

In-DistrictOut-of-DistrictOut-of-State
Tuition $2,886.00 $8,320.00 $9,022.00
Fees $306.00 $306.00 $306.00
Course Fees * $195.00 * $195.00 * $195.00
Total Tuition and Fees $3,387.00 $8,821.00 $9,523.00

* Note: Course fees may vary depending upon the classes that a student completes within an academic program. The course fee above is only an estimation and represents the maximum course fees possible; it is likely that course fees will be lower than the estimation above.