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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 current tuition and fee rates for the required number 26 credit hours.

Tuition $2,938.00 $8,372.00 $9,074.00
Student Activity Fee $150.00 $150.00 $150.00
Course Fees $195.00 $195.00 $195.00
Total Tuition and Fees $3,133.00 $8,567.00 $9,269.00

Estimated Additional Costs

The following figures are based on the average estimated per-credit-hour cost of attendance for the required number 26 credit hours. Actual costs will vary; check the Class Schedule for actual book costs.

Room and Board $6,750.00
Books and Supplies $1,269.16
Grand Total $11,152.16 $16,586.16 $17,288.16