Graduate Certificate in Legal Aspects of Education

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

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. 

Graduate Degree Opportunity 

Students can apply the 12 credits in Legal Aspects of Education to the Master of Arts in Education. 


Required Courses
EDL 522Legal Rights of Teachers, Parents, and Students in Educational Settings4
EDL 523Understanding the Education Legal System and Minimizing Occupational Risks4
EDL 524Educational Bargaining Approaches & Employability Issues4
Total Hours12