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Legal Specialist Career Certificate


Professionals working in the law industry perform many functions including communicating with clients and other industry participants such as courts, businesses, and government agencies. These professionals may also conduct research and analysis leading to the interpretations of laws, rulings and regulations. Others spend the majority of their time preparing and filing legal documents such as documents used in lawsuits and appeals and documents used to support the needs of individuals -such as wills and deeds.

Available fall 2021, students pursuing the MCC Legal Specialist Career Certificate learn about the legal environment in the United States. After developing a background in legal analysis, students gain familiarity with aspects of employment law, of litigation, and of the documentation of important business relationships through contracts. This knowledge supports students in reducing the number of disputes encountered as professionals.

Job & Salary Outlook

Learning Goals

  • Particularly as relates to employment, litigation and contract law.
  • Describe the roles of attorneys and others in the legal system.
  • Determine the extent the student would like to be involved with the legal system.
  • Explain the basic ethical rules governing the conduct of attorneys.

Degrees & Certificates Offered

Academic Pathway

Students may use the Investment Specialist Career Certificate as a pathway to further their Business education in completion of the following Certificates and Degrees:


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Academic Focus Area  (AFA) Business Navigators and Advisors