Certificate Programs

Drake Law School offers 10 certificate programs, allowing students to get academic credit and build their resumes in a variety of specialties.

A certificate program is a formal course of study within the Law School curriculum that is analogous to a college major.

Successful completion of a certificate program not only represents significant learning in that topic, but it also demonstrates to potential employers a student's commitment to the practice area.

Download the Certificate Notification Form.

Certificate Programs:

Business Law Certificate
Program director: Professor Matthew Doré

Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution Certificate
Program director: Professor Laurie Doré

Constitutional Law and Civil Rights Certificate
Program director: Professor Mark Kende

Environmental and Sustainability Certificate
Program director: Professor Jonathan Rosenbloom

Food and Agricultural Law Certificate
Associate program director: Professor Jennifer Zwagerman

Health Law Certificate
Program director: Professor Denise Hill

Intellectual Property Law Certificate
Program director: Professor Shontavia Johnson

International and Comparative Law and Human Rights Certificate
Program director: Professor Hunter Clark

Legislative Practice Certificate
Program director: Professor Julie Smith

Prosecution and Defense Certificate
Program director: Associate Dean David McCord

Public Service Certificate
Program director: Assistant Dean Erin Lain

Law School News
February 23, 2017
Three visiting professors from the University of Havana, Cuba, will present “The Impact of the Blockade on Cuban Society and Perspectives on the New Policy on Foreign Investment in Cuba" on March 8 at Drake Law School.
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