The School of Law's graduate certificate programs are aligned to the growing needs of some of today’s fastest-growing industries, equipping students with the 21st-century skills necessary to advance in their career.

Seventy-two percent of employees say their managers prioritize skills over pedigree, according to Glassdoor. A graduate certificate is ideal for those who want to diversify their skill set and enhance their knowledge in a specialized area.

In today’s hyper-competitive global marketplace, a graduate certificate can help students stay ahead of the trends emerging in their industry. If students wish to further their education, they can apply the credits earned through their certificate program toward a Master of Legal Studies.

The School of Law offers non-lawyer professionals two online certifcate programs to enhance their understanding of the law and to help them become indispensable to their employers when it comes to navigating complex legal and regulatory terrain.

Graduate Certificate in Health Law

Changing regulations in the healthcare industry have sparked demand for professionals who can understand and interpret today’s complex legal issues. With a Certificate in Health Law from Northeastern University, professionals can gain those skills and learn how to effectively work with counsel when a lawyer’s involvement is necessary.

Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Law

In a fast-evolving workplace environment and economy, the Graduate Certificate in Human Resources (HR) Law responds to an increasing need for professionals with a solid understanding of the laws and regulations that govern employee management.