Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Certificate

CSU College of Law's innovative Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Certificate takes an integrative approach to education, preparing students to understand the technical and business dimensions of cybersecurity and privacy as well as the legal and regulatory frameworks. Offered by the Center for Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection, this certificate is intended for JD and MLS students. 

Health Care Law Certificates

CSU College of Law offers both J.D. and non-J.D. students the opportunity to earn certificates in the expanding area of health care law. CSU College of Law’s interdisciplinary approach teaches students to think critically and analyze health law information from multiple perspectives, producing practice-ready professionals who enter or grow in their chosen field with distinctive skills and experiences. The law school’s proximity to one of the top medical communities in the county allows for a wealth of practical educational opportunities.

For questions about the certificate programs offered, please contact Julie DiBiasio at j.dibiasionull@csuohio.nulledu or 216.687.2328.

J.D. Students - Certificate in Health Care Law

Non-J.D. and J.D. Students -  Health Care Compliance Certificate

Non-J.D. Students - Online Health Law Certificate

Intellectual Property Certificate

Intellectual property is one of the most in-demand and well-paid fields of law today, with jobs that often allow students to combine an interest in science, technology, medicine, or the arts with a career in the law. The Intellectual Property Certificate is a flexible program that allows students to focus on the areas of intellectual property where they have the most interest, preparing students in fields including patent law, copyright law, entertainment law, innovation, and technology policy. Students who earn this certificate might go on to become patent prosecutors, intellectual property litigation attorneys, entertainment lawyers, or even corporate counsel with an edge on how to manage some of the most valuable corporate assets. Available to current JD students.

Leadership and Law Certificate

This Leadership Certificate is a component of the P. Kelly Tompkins Leadership and Law Program, which educates students not only to be great lawyers but also to be great leaders. Leaders of the future need to have the skills to lead, counsel, and manage in a world of volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity, and to use law as a vehicle for social, organizational, and business change. The Leadership and Law Certificate requires a minimum of 15 credits total including three foundational courses Requirements


CSU College of Law is one of the few law schools in the United States to offer a Space Law Certificate to provide students an opportunity to gain a broad understanding of this fascinating, and quickly evolving, area of the law. The space industry has experienced a transformative expansion with the development of reusable spacecraft, space tourism, space resource extraction, and other novel uses of space. At the same time, questions regarding the militarization, international cooperation, and environmental issues in space have become more pressing. In addition to coursework in Space Law, students pursuing the certificate have the opportunity to work on current domestic and international legal initiatives as a member of the student-staffed Global Space Law Center Research Council, to conduct independent research, and to participate in an externship in the field. More information can be found in the Space Law Certificate Fact Sheet. Available to current JD students.

eDiscovery Professional Certificate

Very few law schools offer even a single course in eDiscovery, and only a handful of professional training programs exist to serve this critical market. This professional development program—the first of its kind offered by an ABA-accredited law school—uniquely combines the practical understanding and skills of seasoned practitioners with the deep knowledge and expertise of academics in the field. Non-J.D. eDiscovery Certificate

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