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bachelor

Degree

College Diploma in Office Administration - Legal

Course code: #1098

bachelor

Degree

College Diploma in Office Administration - Legal

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $13,750 CAD

  • Application fee

    $100 CAD

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PGWP

    2-3 years

  • Min GPA

    60 out of 100

Highlights
Field-Placement

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Winter-January 07-January-2023 2023-01-07
Winter-January 07-January-2024 2024-01-07

Overview

College Diploma in Office Administration - Legal

The two-year Office Administration - Legal program at Conestoga College provides students with a specialization in legal administrative procedures and processes to meet the needs of an increasingly global and technologically advancing legal industry. 

In the first year, students build strong technological, administrative, and communication skills and are introduced to office procedures specific to the legal environment. 

Students begin their legal studies with an introduction to civil litigation and legal accounting.

In the second year, students continue to apply substantive and procedural law to producing legal documentation in family law, litigation, real estate, wills and estates, and corporate law. 

Students receive extensive administrative training, emphasising problem-solving skills by completing client files and accounting procedures and integrating various current computer programs and specialized legal software.

Throughout the program, students are exposed to various hands-on practical applications emphasising organizational, critical thinking and problem-solving skills. 

As a capstone to the program, students showcase their skills by completing a 90-hour work placement.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$20,950

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,404
Accommodation 1 bed room $7,200
Tuition 1 person $13,750

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Language Proficiency (If Applicable)
  • Passport or Visa Documents

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
5.5
listening
5.5
writing
5.5
speaking
5.5
reading

TOEFL

80
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listening
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writing
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speaking
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reading

PTE

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listening
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writing
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speaking
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reading

Cambridge

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listening
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writing
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speaking
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reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

Conestoga offers a language program for students whose English language skills are below the standard required for admission but have met all other admission criteria. 

For more details, visit this page.

Conestoga English LevelIELTS Academic
Overall Band
TOEFL iBTPearson Test of English
(PTE) Academic
Level 10-2.50-29 
Level 2

3.0-4.0

No band less than 2

30-45 
Level 3

4.5-5.0

No band less than 4.5

46-6036-45
Level 4

5.0-6.0

No band less than 5

61-7946-52
 
Direct entry to most diploma & certificate programs*

6.0

No band less than 5.5

8053-57
Direct entry to graduate certificate and degree programs**

6.5

No band less than 6

8858-60

Academic background and requirement

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, or 19 years of age or older with mature student status
  • Grade 12 compulsory English, C (60%) or U (50%), or equivalent, OR Conestoga College Preparatory Communications, or equivalent min 60%
  • The minimum average considered is 60%

Career opportunities

  • Legal Office Administrator
  • Human Research Administrator
  • Receptionist in a Law Firm
  • Legal Secretary
  • Paralegal

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