To earn a Certificate in Child & 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. All courses are 3 credits unless otherwise indicated.
An applicant must earn a minimum GPA of 3.00 in the Certificate courses. If a student takes more than 15 hours of courses from the approved list, all grades earned in those courses will be factored into the minimum 3.00 GPA requirement for the Certificate. Students may apply for only one Certificate.
- Choose at least one from the list of practice-based courses:
- Additional elective courses