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    May 26, 2018  
2017-18 Gaston College Catalog 
2017-18 Gaston College Catalog

Office Administration - Legal Office Diploma (D25370LX)

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The Office Administration-Legal Office diploma program is designed for the individual entering, upgrading, or retraining in the legal office field.

Skills related to the application of these concepts are developed through the study of office software, communication, legal terminology, team-building, critical thinking, and problem solving. Students are eligible to sit for industry-recognized certification exams.

Employment opportunities are available in private law practices, corporate legal departments and governmental offices.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates will:

  1. Demonstrate effective written communication techniques related to office administration.
  2. Demonstrate proper use of legal terminology and abbreviations used in legal offices and legal information management systems.

Total Credit Hours: 15

Total Credit Hours: 15

Total Credit Hours: 12

Total Program Hours: 42


The credits obtained from this diploma may be applied toward an associate degree in Office Administration; however, major course credits earned over five (5) years ago will not apply.

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