As a lawyer, you need to understand the needs and goals of your clients and the context for the legal work you are doing. To provide you with the big picture in a specific area of expertise, Northeastern University School of Law offers a range of certificates that are interdisciplinary, bringing together the unique strengths of our law school and global university, and our leadership in experience-based education. Through courses, co-ops, clinics or writing a substantial paper, your studies will be grounded in the context of law and layered with laser-focused knowledge, industry-informed observations and unique insights, both from your law professors and from faculty and colleagues across our global university. 

With a JD x certificate, you’ll multiply the options open to you as a lawyer and develop real expertise in your field of choice.

Check out our certificates: 

Health Law and Policy 
Poverty Law and Economic Justice
Privacy Law
Sustainability and Climate Change
Women, Gender, Sexuality and the Law

For JD students as well as working professionals and MBA students, we offer a Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Compliance.