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 your skills related to educational policy development, improvement, and administration.
The Certificate in Education Law and Policy requires a minimum of 15 credit hours, including:
This certificate program is ideal for education professionals and others interested in education law, policy, research, administration, and developing professional practice skills.
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.
Most 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.
Because this certificate works across disciplines, you will be a part of a group of diverse learners, all of whom share an interest in educational policy.
Most of our students are completing the certificate as part of a graduate degree at the University of Georgia, and electives may be completed as part of your program of study.
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