Sauk Valley Community College

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(B82) Office and Administrative Services: Legal Office

College Catalog - B82

Program Description

(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
Counseling Office, 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 and estimated per-credit-hour cost of attendance for the required number 26 credit hours.

In-DistrictOut-of-DistrictOut-of-State
Tuition and Fees $2,828.00 $7,586.00 $8,262.00
Course Fees $175.00 $175.00 $175.00
Room and Board $6,750.00 $6,750.00 $6,750.00
Books and Supplies $1,269.16 $1,269.16 $1,269.16
Total $11,022.16 $15,780.16 $16,456.16