Business Law Certificate
The School of Law business law certificate is designed for those students who wish to focus on business or transactional law: it prepares them for a business law practice or to enhance their career prospects in the business field in general. The program provides a strong framework in the fundamentals of business and transactional law and skills through coursework and related activities.
Why Get a Business Law Certificate?
The program will prepare qualified J.D. degree and post-J.D. candidates for a wide variety of business and transactional law practices, and for non-law students, help provide a strong foundation for legal aspects of the business environment.
Students who successfully complete the requirements for the Business Law Certificate will:
- demonstrate proficiency in explaining and analyzing the legal and regulatory implications of common business matters;
- be able to draft documents relevant to typical business formations and basic transactions; and
- demonstrate an understanding of the role of counsel to businesses, business owners, or business management, as well as an appreciation of the ethical implications of representing each discrete group.