The law is constantly evolving. Enhancing or updating your knowledge can expand your professional opportunities. As a JD student, you can specialize in a number of areas. If you are a non-lawyering professional, you can consider one of our online certificate programs.
Your knowledge of a specific area will increase your ability to hit the ground running in your new career as an attorney. These programs go beyond the basics to prepare you for your chosen area of law. You’ll take courses taught by full-time Loyola faculty members as well as leading practitioners—all experts in their fields—and participate in other experiential learning opportunities in the community.
Certificate in Advocacy
Develop litigation and dispute resolution skills that will set you apart. Learn More
Certificate in Child and Family Law
Learn to advocate for justice for children and their families. Learn More
Certificate in Competition and Consumer Protection Law
Understand and advocate for checks and balances on economic power. Learn More
Certificate in Compliance Studies
Develop the skills you need to explore and create ethical solutions within a business and regulatory context. Learn More
Certificate in Health Law
Prepare to jump start your career in health law with the support of this highly-ranked program. Learn More
Certificate in International Law and Practice
Increase your ability to respond to the challenges of an international legal environment, from criminal law to estate planning. Learn More
Certificate in Public Interest Law
Prepare to serve others in government and nonprofit arenas. Learn More
Certificate in Tax Law
Prepare to excel as a corporate, tax, or estate planning attorney by taking part in Loyola’s deep tax curriculum. Learn More
Your knowledge of the latest developments could provide new opportunities in your chosen profession. Our full-time faculty members, as well as leading practitioners, teach courses in key substantive areas and practical skills.
Our online certificate programs are designed to help you understand the fundamental legal principles and law in one of these two rapidly expanding fields:
Certificate in Privacy Law
Study international and domestic privacy and information security laws and regulations. Learn More
Certificate in School Discipline Reform
Learn to serve students and communities by understanding, shaping, and implementing prevention-oriented approaches to school discipline. Learn More
All courses are offered online through Loyola’s learning management system and consist of reading assignments, recorded lectures, quizzes or exams, bulletin board assignments, writing assignments, and live classes. Course materials are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.