Dispute Resolution Certificate Program Requirements

  • Individuals enrolled in the Dispute Resolution Certificate Program must successfully complete a minimum of 18 semester hours to achieve a certificate. An Advisor will work with each student to design their individual certificate program. The Dispute Resolution Certificate has the following requirements:

    Core Curriculum Component

    The core curriculum, consisting of the Dispute Resolution course, Negotiation course and Mediation Training class, must be completed at Capital University Law Schoola; 7 semester hours.

    Practice & Scholarship Component

    The practice and scholarship consists of dispute resolution clinic, externship and an academic paper. These requirements are coordinated and evaluated by Capital University Law School: 7 semester hours.

    Specialization Component

    The specialization component allows individuals to focus on dispute resolution areas of interest of them. Specialization academic courses and/or training classes may be completed at Capital University Law School or other pre-approved education institutions and/or training providers: 4 semester hours.

    Certificate Program Courses

    Academic Courses & Training Classes Semester Hours
    Dispute Resolution (Law 902)   2
    Negotiation (Law 904)   2
    Intensive Mediation Training 3
    Dispute Resolution Clinic 3
    Externship 2
    Writing Requirement 2
    Academic Course and/or Training Class Electives 4
    Total Credit Hours 18