Online Business Law Certificate

University of Southern California Gould School of Law

Program Description

Online Business Law Certificate

University of Southern California Gould School of Law

The USC online Business Law Certificate is open to both international students and domestic J.D. graduates who may utilize business law in their career. This certificate program can be completed as a standalone program or included in the LL.M. required coursework to specialize your degree. When you earn a graduate certificate in business law online from USC, it signals to employers that you have the knowledge and skills—from organizational and financial aspects to deal-making and contract negotiation—important to providing top-notch legal counsel in a business context. The rise of global commerce is swiftly making U.S. law the international language of business. Earning this exclusive USC credential can increase a student’s marketability with top multinational employers looking for this unique specialization. This certificate is available to both U.S. and international legal professionals.

Curriculum

*Curriculum is subject to change. *Students can pursue the California Bar track, certificate track(s) or a combination of these. Please work with your enrollment advisor on your options. Admissions RequirementsInternational Students

  • First law degree (LL.B.) or equivalent outside of the United States
  • Official transcripts from all universities attended
  • Personal statement
  • TOEFL or IELTS score (if applicable)
    TOEFL score: 100-IBT recommended
  • Resume
  • LSAT: Not required

U.S. Students (Business Law Certificate only)

  • JD degree or equivalent
  • Official transcripts from all universities attended
  • Personal statement
  • Resume
  • LSAT: Not required

Apply Now: Applications are to be submitted entirely through the Law School Admission Council (LSAC). When registering for an account and selecting a school, ensure that you select the USC Online LL.M. application.

Business Law Certificate
Required Courses (12 - 14 credit hours)
Course Credit Hours
LAW 603 Business Organizations 4
LAW 632 Business for Lawyers 2
LAW 658 Mergers & Acquisitions 3
LAW 710 Contract Drafting & Strategy 2
LAW 749 Securities Regulation 3
This school offers programs in:
  • English
University of Southern California Gould School of Law

Last updated February 23, 2018
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This course is Online
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Sept. 2019
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USA - Los Angeles, California
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