Program at a glance
Full-time or part-time
Open to International
Area of study
Get started in the legal profession
You will develop the skills to thrive in a variety of office environments coupled with broad legal and procedural knowledge, abilities, and perspectives that are in demand in a variety of legal settings.
Is Legal Administration right for you?
Learn how to use effective and culturally appropriate communication skills to interact collaboratively and respectfully with individuals and teams. You'll become aware of the legal, privacy and ethical responsibilities in business and professional environments in BC.
You will be able to apply organizational, critical thinking, and time-management skills to complete tasks and meet deadlines. Learn more about British Columbia's legal obligations and relationships with Indigenous Peoples and organizations.
As a student
Our Legal Administrative Professional program is delivered either online or in-person with classes primarily at the Interurban campus. Currently all LGL courses are offered only online with all other courses having both online & face-to-face options. As a student, you will become an integral part of the School of Business throughout your program.
Small class size
With smaller class sizes, you'll get to know your peers and instructors for more in-depth learning, support and camaraderie.
Put your skills to work and gain valuable industry experience. Students must complete a minimum of 50 hours of work experience in a legal environment
As a graduate, you will typically provide administrative services that support managers, colleagues, and clients in both the private and public sectors, including law offices, legal departments of large firms, real estate companies, public courts, and government.
Graduates may pursue further studies as a Paralegal and many of our graduates have gone on to pursue studies at Capilano University
You will also have a foundation to further study with Camosun's business administration diploma or Bachelor of Business Administration. Talk to an Academic Advisor to learn more about your options. You may be able to use courses taken in this program in other credentials in the School of Business or the College.
The School of Business Information Sessions are a great way to learn more about a program and to get your questions answered by faculty and staff.
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What you'll learn
Current students wanting information about your program, go to student planning in myCamosun.
For more details, including courses, please see the program outline.
The program consists of 10 courses starting in the Fall, Winter, or Summer term. Those wishing to complete the program in 8 months should begin the program in either the Fall or Winter term. Program courses are delivered in a combination of online and face-to-face instruction. Currently all LGL courses are offered only online with all other courses having both online & face-to-face options. Evening and daytime classes are held primarily at the Interurban campus.
A rewarding career
Legal administrative assistants in BC earn a median annual salary* of $49,000 depending on employer and seniority.
*2021 Job Bank Wage data
Tuition, Fees & Financial Assistance
Effective from September 1, 2023, to August 31, 2024
Tuition estimates are for the entire program.
Legal Administrative Professional, Certificate
Domestic tuition fees vary depending on the individual course fees for the classes you select.
In addition to tuition estimates, student fees are calculated based on your enrolment. Refer to: Student Fees.
You may need to find more than one source of funding to help pay for your education and living costs while attending college. Check out sources of money you don't need to pay back as well as those that need to be repaid.
Curriculum & courses
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When you apply you will need to submit proof that you meet the program admission requirements listed above. Where a letter grade is specified, you must have proof of that grade or higher.
For more details, including courses, please see the program outline in the Academic Calendar: Loading...
Our teaching staff
Camosun College is proud of the excellent quality of its instruction. Our teaching staff are experienced, inspiring and supportive of our students' individual journeys. For more information about our faculty, please visit the School of Business homepage.