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Certificate in Education Law and Policy

Gain an edge in professional development in the areas of education law, policy development, and administration.

It’s imperative that working professionals have a working knowledge of their rights and responsibilities under the law, which is why our Certificate in Education Law and Policy will give you a background in laws that govern teaching professions and will help you develop skills related to educational policy development, improvement, and administration.


  1. World-class professional development
  2. Enhance your research, writing, and administration skills
  3. Gain an edge in the job market
  4. Work across disciplines


The Certificate in Education Law and Policy requires a minimum of 15 credit hours, including:

  • Introduction to education law and policy
  • Specialization electives in law and/or policy
  • Research in education law and policy, which includes the completion and presentation of a capstone research/practice project

This certificate program is ideal for education professionals and others interested in education law, policy, research, administration, and developing professional practice skills.

Our nationally recognized faculty will work with you to customize your degree program.


Please contact the department for admission procedures.

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Meet Your AdvisorMost graduate students at UGA are not assigned to a faculty advisor until after admittance. A close working relationship with your advisor is paramount to progressing through your program of study.
Tuition and Financial Aid

Almost all in-state students begin their studies at UGA paying limited tuition or fees. Please note that these amounts are subject to change and are meant to give prospective students an idea of the costs associated with a degree at the University of Georgia College of Education.

Students may qualify for a variety of assistantships, scholarships, and other financial awards to help offset the cost of tuition, housing, and other expenses.

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Student Life

Our students have a range of opportunities available outside the classroom as well, from professional organizations, experiential learning, clubs and other non-academic experiences.

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