To earn a Certificate in Business Law, a student must complete the 86 credits required for the Juris Doctor degree and satisfy all JD requirements. Within the coursework required for the JD degree, a student must complete 15 credit hours from the listed business law courses. Two courses are required. Three electives are required. All courses are 3 credits unless otherwise indicated. Certificate courses may not be audited.
An applicant must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.20 in the Certificate courses. If a student takes more than the fifteen credits required for the Certificate, all of the business law courses will factor into the final GPA. A student must declare on the Certificate application form all of the business law courses taken, even if a grade is not yet known. A student may earn a maximum of one Certificate while enrolled in law school.