There is no formal application requirement. Rather, if you are interested in earning a Certificate, please notify Maegan Dunlap at (503) 370-6704 or to register for the program. As you are closer to your graduation date, please confirm that you in fact have satisfied the three requirements described below in your degree audit in SAGE:

  1. Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher at the time of registration of in the Program.
  2. Complete a total of sixteen hours in certificate program courses listed below with a cumulative program GPA of 2.8 or higher in the graded courses.
  3. Graduate with a cumulative College of Law GPA of 2.5 or higher.*

2L/3L Required Courses (2-3 hours)

In addition to the Introductory Required Course, take the omitted introductory course:

  • 316: International Law and Dispute Resolution
  • 320: Comparative Law
  • 359: Selected Problems in International Law

Plus one of these courses:

  • 318: International Business Transactions OR
  • 372: International Arbitration and Litigation Law

2L/3L Capstone Requirement (2-3 hours)

  • 359: Selected Problems in International Law OR
  • Other international or comparative law seminar requiring a research paper, or, with the Certificate director's approval, a paper in another seminar or an international or comparative law topic

2L/3L Elective Course

  • 210: Admiralty Law
  • 247: Foreign Relations Law
  • 265: International Criminal Law 
  • 373: Human Rights Law
  • 470: Independent Research, with approval of the Certificate director
  • 350: Immigration Law
  • 618I and 634I: Immigration Clinic
  • 415 or 416: International Law Moot Court
  • 420: International Law Journal
Willamette University

Law Certificate Programs

245 Winter Street SE
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.
(503) 370-6380

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