Certificate in Law & Public Policy
The certificate in Law & Public Policy requires course work at both the Law School and the Department of Public Policy (DPP) in West Hartford. To be eligible for this certificate, students must make formal application to, and be accepted in, the Law & Public Policy program. (Law students do not need to be admitted to the DPP.) All candidates for the certificate in Law & Public Policy must complete:
- A 3-credit course in Administrative Law, which is a pre- or co-requisite for the program.
- 12 credit hours of course work, which must include 2 courses at the DPP and 2 policy-related courses at the Law School.
- Either a supervised writing project (sufficient to fulfill the Law School's upperclass writing requirement) on a public policy-related topic, or a supervised externship in public policy, with a significant writing component.