Certificate Program


The Program on Law and Government offers a graduate certificate program that provides specific training and education in one of 12 areas of specialization. The certificate allows students with a JD or LLB degree to continue their graduate education on a part-time basis. In consultation with the Associate Director of the Program on Law and Government, the student crafts a certificate program to meet individual academic and professional goals. The certificate is a 12 credit program. Courses are taken on a graded basis and may be transferred into the LL.M. in Law and Government at a later date.

Areas of specialization include:

*Please note that federal financial aid is not available to Certificate students. Contact Hilary Lappin at hlappin@wcl.american.edu for more information on tuition and application procedures.

Executive Certificate in Health Policy, Financing and Law

American University Washington College of Law is delighted to present a unique five-day learning opportunity for busy health care executives, consultants, strategic analysts, and lawyers. Taught by luminaries in the field and available on-line through a live and interactive webcast, this certificate training will help senior executives, legal counsel, administrators and clinicians master and navigate the public policy landscape that is transforming the delivery of health care services in America.