Graduate Certificate in Legal Aspects of Education

This certificate is available online.

Contact Information
Phone: (217) 206-7516

This online certificate allows educators to acquire knowledge in fundamental legal issues, and study legal developments that schools are likely to encounter.

The ten courses offered in this certificate program are the same courses our students seeking a master’s degree take as electives. By completing nine of the ten courses in the Legal Aspects of Education online course series, students can receive a special graduate certificate.

A passing grade in an EDL course is considered to be B- or above. A failing grade is given for work below that level.

Required Course Options

Select nine of the following: 18
Critical Legal Issues in Education
Legal Aspects of Special Education
Minimizing Legal Risks in the Education Workplace
Schools In The Legal System
Educational Workplace Employability Issues
Collective and Interest-based Bargaining
Teacher, Parent, and Student Rights
Legal Responsibilities for the Education Workplace
Political Action And Advocacy
Teaching Law In K-12 Schools
Each course is two credit hours
Total Hours 18