Graduate Certificates

Our MSL Graduate Certificates are distinctive because we provide transferable, academic credit for all coursework. Additionally, courses completed toward our MSL Graduate Certificate may be applied toward the MSL Master’s Degree requirements.

Admissions requirements for the MSL Graduate Certificates are the same as for the MSL Master’s Degree.

Earn one of our 4 Graduate Certificates in as few as 2 semesters:

Graduate Certificate course offerings are detailed below.

Selected course offerings within a given certificate may be substituted to meet a student’s workplace needs with prior director approval.

Workplace Legal Fundamentals

12 credits

Develop a broad yet focused foundation in the law and its relevance in the workplace, with an emphasis on the law governing businesses that provide goods and services.

Business Law & Compliance

12 credits

Navigate the web of administrative oversight in today’s increasingly regulated business environment.

Required Course

Certificate and Elective Courses

Choose 9 additional credits from the courses below (maximum 1 elective course):

Health Law & Policy

12 credits

Explore the policies behind the delivery of health services and navigate the legal framework of this quickly-changing industry.

Required Course

Certificate and Elective Courses

Choose 9 additional credits from the courses below (maximum 1 elective course):

Human Resources

12 credits

Ask the right questions and reach the right business decisions with an in-depth understanding of labor and employment law.

Required Course

Certificate and Elective Courses

Choose 9 additional credits from the courses below (maximum 1 elective course):

Student Experience

Our 100% online Master of Studies in Law (MSL) program embraces the Wake Forest University School of Law culture of community and collaboration. Our MSL experience enhances skills, advances careers, and brings immediate relevance and value to the workplace — and beyond.

Our Faculty

Wake Forest School of Law faculty teach the MSL core curriculum and co-teach in many of the professional track electives, so students benefit from team teaching in a real-world-centered curriculum.

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Online Learning

The MSL courses are taught asynchronously through the Canvas learning management system, allowing you to schedule your coursework independent of time and place.

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