Widener Law’s certificate programs develop your expertise in specific areas of law. With proper planning, you may build a certificate into your Juris Doctor degree
without prolonging your graduation date.
On our Delaware Campus, our Business Organizations Law Certificate Program
thrives on its “corporate capital” surroundings and offers a formal concentration of study that emphasizes specialized training in law governing publicly traded business enterprises. The Business Advising Certificate Program on both campuses is designed to provide students a broad understanding of the law and issues affecting small and midsize business owners. Our Health Law Certificate Program
is nationally recognized for excellence, as is our Trial Advocacy Certificate Program
, which helps students develop the fundamental skills essential to becoming competent and professionally responsible trial advocates. Widener's Taishoff Advocacy, Technology and Public Service
Institute also offers and supervises a certificate program in criminal law
, which emphasizes the knowledge and skills necessary for a career in prosecuting or defending criminal cases. The Environmental Law Center
also offers an Environmental Law Certificate Program
The location of the Harrisburg campus in the state capital of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania greatly enriches the certificate programs sponsored by The Law & Government Institute
. The Law and Government certificates allow you to specialize in Constitutional/Administrative Law
. The Law and Government Institute in conjunction with the Environmental Law Center
also offers a certificate in Environmental Law
. The Harrisburg Campus’s new certificate program in Advocacy
is designed to provide participating students with a full range of courses and hands-on learning opportunities in civil, criminal, and administrative litigation, and dispute resolution processes such as arbitration and mediation.