JD Concentrations

  • Capital University Law School offers nine concentration programs:

    Children and Family Law 
    Civil Litigation
    Criminal Litigation
    Dispute Resolution
    Environmental and Energy Law
    Governmental Affairs
    Labor and Employment
    Publicly Held Companies
    Small Business Entities 

    By focusing electives in a particular subject area, students may earn a certificate of concentration in one of nine areas of study. The concentrations allow student to take advantage of Capital's nationally-known faculty and the experience they bring to these areas. These certificate programs offer students the opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge in an area of interest without requiring additional time or tuition costs to complete.

    Students must successfully complete between 11-15 credit hours of coursework chosen from an extensive list of electives, maintain a minimum grade point average, and in some cases, complete their upper-class writing assignments in an approved course within the subject area in order to earn a concentration certificate.

    To learn more about the Law School's concentration programs, e-mail the Admission office or call 614-236-6310.