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The legal studies certificate will give professionals a deeper understanding of the American legal system, and is ideal for those who work in areas that frequently intersect with the law, such as human relations, the court system, journalism, social work, technology and business.

In addition to a broader understanding of the law, students can choose a field of law to specialize in, and add a concentration to their certificate.

All students who wish to earn their Legal Studies Certificate must complete the Fundamentals of the American Legal System course.

This course will help lay the foundation for your knowledge of the law. Depending upon concentration choice, curricular requirements may vary.

Course selection is completed in consultation with the program director, who will assist you in tailoring a program to your professional goals. Students can choose to take a variety of courses, or develop a specific track with an emphasis in a particular area.

  • Cyber Law and Data Security
  • Education Law
  • Tax Law
  • Employment and Human Resources Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Health Law
  • International and Comparative Law
  • Business and Entrepreneurship Law
  • Oil and Gas Law
  • Procurement Law

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