Legal Administrative Professional, Certificate

Graduate career ready with a credential employers value and the knowledge, skills, and abilities to function in entry level support roles in a variety of legal, government and business environments.

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Program at a glance



Work experience

Clinical/fieldwork placement

Study options

Full-time or part-time



Open to International


Area of study



8 months

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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.

Legal Office Assistant students

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. 

Work experience

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

After Graduation

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.

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What you'll learn

Current students wanting information about your program, go to student planning in myCamosun.

Program outline

For more details, including courses, please see the program outline.

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.

All students are encouraged to meet with an Academic Advisor or Program Leader prior to beginning the program to assist with course planning. 

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, 2024, to August 31, 2025

Estimated Tuition

Tuition estimates are for the entire program.

Legal Administrative Professional, Certificate

$4,591 (domestic)

Domestic tuition fees vary depending on the individual  course fees for the classes you select. 

Student Fees

In addition to tuition estimates, student fees are calculated based on your enrolment. Refer to: Student Fees.

Financial assistance

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.

Financial Aid & Awards 

Curriculum & courses

Admission requirements

One of:

  • C in English 12 
  • C in English 12 Camosun Alternative  


  • Keyboarding speed of 30wpm is recommended

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...

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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.



Faculty/staff profile

Nicholas Read Chair/Instructor, Applied Business Technology

Nicholas Read

Department Chair, Program Leader - Medical Office
Centre for Business & Access (CBA)
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Contact information

School of Business

Campus location

Centre for Business & Access Building (CBA) 249

Location link

Interurban Campus



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