The Food and Agricultural Law Certificate is designed for students interested in the areas of agricultural law and food law.
Drake was the first American law school to offer a specialization in agricultural law.
In association with the Drake Agricultural Law Center, students can earn a certificate in food and agricultural law that incorporates areas such as environmental law, sustainability and the law, land use control, and more.
Download the Food and Agricultural Law Certificate Form.
This certificate program consists of 21 credit hours of coursework, a major legal research and writing project, and an internship.
Agricultural Law – Intro (3 credits)
Environmental Regulation of Agriculture (3 credits)
Food and the Law (3 credits)
Administrative Law (3 credits)
Ag and Biotechnology Law (1 credit)
Current Issues in Food & Agricultural Law (3 credits)
Environmental Law (3 credits)
Farm and Ranch Taxation (2 credits)
Farm Bureau Internship (1-3 credits)
Land Use Control (2-3 credits)
Legislation (3 credits)
Intellectual Property – Intro (3 credits)
International Trade (3 credits)
State and Local Government (3 credits)
Sustainability and the Law (3 credits)
Wills and Trusts (3 credits)
Other (e.g. Summer Ag Law Institute classes)
Be sure note if the internship used Summer Service Learning Stipend.
For more information, see Drake Law School's course descriptions.