Certificate in Legal Administrative Studies


The Legal Administrative Studies certificate provides students with training in general and specialized administrative support procedures which are utilized in today's legal offices. It is a full-time program with two terms of study starting in September. Subjects covered include general office procedures, wills and estates, corporate records, civil litigation, family law, and conveyancing. In addition, students will become knowledgeable in word processing skills.

Faculty's website: kpu.ca/business

Department's website: kpu.ca/business/legal-admin

Admission Requirements

The Faculty's Admission Requirements, which consist of KPU's undergraduate English Proficiency Requirement, apply to this program.

Basic keyboarding skills are also recommended. 

Curricular Requirements

CMNS 1140Introduction Workplace Writing and Communications3
LGLA 1125Introduction To Legal Office Procedures3
LGLA 1145Legal Administrative Computer Applications I: Document Preparation/Production3
LGLA 1160Contemporary Issues in the Law Office3
LGLA 1185Legal Administrative Computer Applications II3
LGLA 1202Corporate Law and Procedures3
LGLA 1204Wills and Estates3
LGLA 1205Litigation and Civil Procedure3
LGLA 1206Family Law and Procedures3
LGLA 1399Legal Assistant Work Experience/Project3
Total Credits30

Credential Awarded

Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to receive a Certificate in Legal Administrative Studies.

This online version of the Kwantlen Polytechnic University Calendar is the official version of the University Calendar. Although every effort is made to ensure accuracy at the time of publication, KPU reserves the right to make any corrections in the contents and provisions of this calendar without notice. In addition, the University reserves the right to cancel, add, or revise contents or change fees at any time without notice. To report errors or omissions, or send comments or suggestions, please email Calendar.Editor@kpu.ca

Back To Top