To earn a Certificate in Family Law, a student must complete the 86 semester hours required for the Juris Doctor degree and satisfy all JD requirements. Within the elective course work required for the JD degree, a student must complete 15 credit hours from the listed Family Law courses with a minimum GPA of 3.00 in those courses.  One course is required.  Two writing courses are required. One course with a practice component is required. One additional elective must be completed. All courses are 3 credits unless otherwise indicated. Certificate courses may not be audited.

An applicant must earn a minimum GPA of 3.00 in the Certificate courses. If a student takes more than the 15 credits required for the Certificate, all of the family law courses will factor into the final GPA. A student must declare which of the courses will count toward the Certificate even if a grade is not yet known. A student may earn a maximum of one Certificate while enrolled in law school.

Core Courses

Writing Courses

Elective Courses