Are you interested in a specialty area of law? Certificate tracks enable you to customize your legal education toward a field of interest. ONU Law offers several different certificate tracks.
Choose from several speciality fields
To receive a certificate, you must take a designated core course in the field plus additional courses from among a list of electives. The credit hours in the specialty field must total at least 15 hours, and you must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 to receive a stamp on your diploma. Please note that certificate tracks are an option only; you don’t have to pursue a specialty field at ONU Law.
While learning about the world of civil disputes and non-criminal cases, you’ll build skills in alternative dispute resolution, settling law conflict issues, navigating federal court systems and more.
This specialty gives you experience in the competitive field of corporate law, specializing in business planning and corporate finance, commercial arbitration, and securities regulation--helping you to build a comprehensive understanding of the corporate landscape.
The criminal courts can be a huge component of your trajectory as a lawyer, and this certificate program gives a complete overview of the criminal system, with everything from juvenile law to terrorism and criminal law.
In this program, you will learn how to make a difference in shaping public law and policy. You will be immersed in constitutional law, including areas such as climate change law, marriage and adoption issues, civil rights, employment and environmental law, and immigration law.
The small firm program is a broad overview of practice matters facing the small firm, from office management all the way to navigating criminal courts--perfect if you are looking to develop a wide set of skills and open your own practice.
The tax specialty will give you skills in everything from personal taxes and estate planning to international taxation and corporate structures.
Find your Passion
Alumni of ONU Law have pursued varied paths after graduation--each following his or her passion.