Graduate Certificate in Legal Aspects of Education

Contact Information
Phone: (217) 206-7516

Certificate - This six course online graduate certificate allows educators to acquire knowledge in fundamental legal issues, and study legal developments that schools are likely to encounter.

Graduate Degree Opportunity - Students can apply the 12 credits in Legal Aspects of Education to the Master of Arts in Education. 

Grading policy - Passing at the graduate level is considered a B or higher. A maximum of eight hours of C (2.0) grades is applicable, provided that a minimum GPA of 3.0 is reached at the time of program completion and an approved Student Petition is on file in the Office of Records and Registration. Grades of C- or lower are not accepted. 

Required Courses

EDL 575Legal Aspects of Special Education2
EDL 576Minimizing Legal Risks in the Education Workplace2
EDL 577Schools In The Legal System2
EDL 578Educational Workplace Employability Issues2
EDL 579Collective and Interest-based Bargaining2
EDL 580Teacher, Parent, and Student Rights2
Total Hours12