Earn Your Legal Secretary Career Diploma Online​

If you’re interested in starting a rewarding, entry-level career in the field of law, Penn Foster Career School’s flexible online Legal Secretary Career Diploma can help you take the first step. Learn the foundational skills that can help you prepare for industry standard certification from the National Association of Legal Secretaries (NALS) from home, on your schedule.

Why Become a Legal Secretary?

Legal secretaries are vital to a thriving law practice, performing a variety of duties from preparing legal paperwork and filing court documents to office management. With an average annual salary of $47,300,¹ now is the perfect time to start your online legal secretarial training to prepare for a rewarding career in law with Penn Foster’s affordable, self-paced Legal Secretary program. Our online course can help you take the first step toward sitting for the Accredited Legal Professional exam through NALS.
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Why Choose Penn Foster Career School?
Start and Study When You Want
Learn at home or on the go through our custom-designed, mobile-friendly student portal, available 24/7.
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A Committed Support System
While you can study at home, you're not alone! Our dedicated Student Services Department, Student Community, and instructors are just a call or email away.
Curriculum for Success
Curriculum for Success
Get the skills and knowledge to help you prepare to for an entry-level career as a legal secretary.
Set Your Goals and Pace
Customize your study schedule with progress-tracking and goal-setting tools that keep you moving forward.​
Proven Reputation
With 58,000 + graduates in 2019 from our accredited high school, career school, and college, you're in good hands!
Connect with other students
Connect in real-time with other Legal Secretary students in the Penn Foster Community.
Student Experience

A Customized Learning Experience

With mobile-friendly coursework, progress-tracking and goal-setting tools, virtual simulations, and informative videos to help you succeed, the Penn Foster Experience (PFx) is online learning like no other.
Legal Secretary Course Details
Penn Foster’s online Legal Secretary program can help students like you prepare for an entry-level position in a law office, courthouse, or government agencies. Our flexible course covers topics necessary to the field such as Interpersonal Communication skills, Records Management, Legal Terminology, and Legal Writing. Students in the Legal Secretary online course also receive a one year membership to the National Association of Legal Secretaries (NALS) at no additional cost.
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Legal Secretary Tuition
With flexible, affordable payment options, you can get started on your Legal Secretary training online today.
I loved having control over my study time and being able to take my time with the exams. I get terrible anxiety with tests, so that was great. Whenever I had any questions I called and there was someone to help me!
CaLeeta W.
Penn Foster Graduate
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¹ Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019 43-6012 Legal Secretaries and Administrative Assistants. Statements found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used to create the Occupational Outlook Handbook includes workers from differing educational backgrounds, levels of experience, and geographic areas of the country.