Certificate in Law and Business

The Certificate in Law and Business leads to a special understanding of the relationship between the law and the objectives of business clients, providing an important advantage in providing business clients with sound and effective legal advice.

Program requirements include four core business classes, a distributional requirement providing insight into the range of legal issues relevant to business clients, an in-depth research and writing experience on a business law topic, and a capstone experience developing the ability to identify and integrate all project-relevant legal issues and to effectively communicate with a business client. See Course Requirements for details.

Admission to the Program

To be admitted to the Certificate Program a student must (1) have a cumulative GPA of 2.70 or higher and (2) apply and be admitted to the Certificate Program. Students are selected based on cumulative GPA; their personal statement explaining their background, their interest in business practice and the program; and such other considerations as the Program Director deems appropriate. Please contact the Program Director, Karen Sandrik, for further information.

Learning Outcomes