The Paralegal Office Administration certificate prepares individuals for entry level administrative positions in legal or governmental offices. It equips individuals with technology skills necessary to perform in a computerized workplace.
Completion of this certificate does not qualify students to sit for the North Carolina Certified Paralegal (NCCP) exam. Individuals interested in becoming certified should consider the Paralegal Technology, A.A.S. (A25380) degree program.
Program Learning Outcomes
Identify basic legal concepts, including the proper role of the paralegal in the practice of law.
Demonstrate effective use of computer skills and technology to perform office functions relevant to the legal field.
The credits obtained from this certificate may be applied toward the Associate Degree in Paralegal Technology and/or Office Administration-Legal Office; however, OST course credits earned over five years ago will not apply toward the programs.