Certificates offered with BU graduate programs.

Law students can pursue interdisciplinary graduate certificates through programs offered in collaboration with other BU schools and colleges. These certificates include:

Public Health

The Graduate Certificate in Public Health, which is offered by the School of Public Health, is a 16-credit certificate comprised of four required graduate courses in public health. This certificate is helpful for law students with an interest in the public health field or a career in health law.

Women’s Gender & Sexuality Studies

Across the nation, gender and sexuality are increasingly being integrated into all disciplines and departments. Jointly administered by the School of Law and the Women’s Gender & Sexuality Program in the College of Arts & Sciences, the WGS graduate certificate enables students enrolled in graduate programs across the University to pursue comprehensive study in these vibrant, interdisciplinary fields and receive institutional acknowledgment of their work. Pursuing this certificate will prepare students for work in legal advocacy, policy development, and other fields, as well as refine research, writing, communication, and presentation skills. View WGS Certificate Requirements for JD Students.