Legal Studies

Legal Support, CP

Certificate of Proficiency • 30 Credit Hours

The Legal Support, CP provides sudents basic skills used for legal support.  It also provides the foundation to ladder into the Paralegal, AAS Program.

Assist attorneys and law firms.

Upon completion of the Legal Support, CP  program, the graduate will be able to 

(1) exhibit knowledge of legal terminology to communicate with attorneys, peers, managers, and other professionals. 

(2) Assist Attorneys.


Legal Support

2019 Median Pay
$58,400 per year

Number of Jobs
45,080 in 2018

For the most current salary information, please refer to the Bureau of Labor Statistics “Occupational Outlook Handbook” found online at

Admission Requirements

The college adheres to an open admission policy which means applications with a high school diploma or GED are eligible for admission. Applicants with neither a high school diploma nor GED may be admitted on a conditional basis.

Potential Employers

  • Law firms
  • Attorneys
Want to learn more about this program?
Interested in learning more about the MCTC program? Send us a message and talk to our program coordinator.
Rick Brown
Professor, Business and Legal Studies Department

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