Juris Doctor Certificate: Business Law

BEASLEY SCHOOL OF LAW

About the Certificate

The Juris Doctor certificate in Business Law is designed for students who want to develop their knowledge of business, given that they do not hold an undergraduate business degree nor have an extensive business background. While pursuing their JD degree, students in the Business Law certificate program take a minimum of 10 business-related law courses, receiving a notation on their transcript upon successful completion.

Time Limit for Certificate Completion: 3 years

Campus Location: Main

Full-Time/Part-Time Status: The certificate program can be completed on a full- or part-time basis.

Non-Matriculated Student Policy: The certificate may not be taken on a non-matriculated basis.

Admission Requirements and Deadlines

Application Deadline:

During the Spring semester of the first year in Law School

Apply by contacting the Beasley School of Law's Office of Academic Affairs.

Coursework Required for Admission Consideration: Applicants must be pursuing the Juris Doctor degree.

Master’s Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: Not required.

Bachelor’s Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: Not required.

Certificate Requirements

Number of Credits Required to Complete the Certificate: 30

Required Courses:

Mandatory Courses
JUDO 0508Corporations3
JUDO 0600Taxation3
Core Courses
Select at least four from the following: 112
Unincorporated Business Organizations: Agency, Partnerships and LLC's
Introduction to Business Organizations
Corporate Taxation
Partnership Taxation
Corporate Finance 2
Bankruptcy
Accounting for Lawyers 2
Secured Transactions
Securities Regulation
Sales
Electives
Select at least four from the following: 112
Introduction to Business Organizations
Business Law Basics
Intellectual Property Licensing Law
Business Mergers and Acquisitions
Law of the European Union
Law of European Union
International Intellectual Property
International Intellectual Property
Patent Prosecution
Patent Litigation
Business Intellectual Property
Commercial Bankruptcy Practice and Procedures
Law and Economics
Law and Economics
Doing Business on the Internet: The Law of E-Commerce
Law/Electronic Commerce
Law/Electronic Commerce
Law/Electronic Commerce
Law Electronic Commerce
Law Electronic Commerce
Advising the Multinational Company on Global Legal Issues
Legal, Professional and Business Aspects of Law Practice
Antitrust
Banking and Financial Reg
Banking and Financial Reg
Partnership Taxation
Partnership Taxation
Consumer Law and Litigation
Corporate Reorganization: Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
Introduction to Intellectual Property
Insurance Law
Trademarks and Unfair Competition
Trademarks/Unfair Comptn
Patent Law
Patent Law
Labor Law
International Taxation
International Taxation
International Taxation
State & Local Taxation
State & Local Taxation
State and Local Taxation
Sports Law
Sports Law
Health Care Law: Regulation and Financing
Health Care: Reg & Financng
Employment Law
International Commercial Transactions
Taxation II: Commercial and Property Transactions
Business Immigration Law
The Global Workplace
The Global Workplace
The Global Workplace
Drafting and Negotiating Real Estate Documents
Taxation of S Corporations
Legal Issues in Business Strategic Planning
Oil and Gas Law
The Role of In-House Counsel
Franchise Law
International Financial Law
Business Law
Employment Discrmination
Collective Bargaining
Real Estate Transactions
Real Estate Transactions
International Development Law and Policy
International Development and Policy Law
International Development and Policy Law
Emerging Trends in Labor Law
Privacy in Employment Law
Tax Policy and Administration Colloquium
Advanced Financial Regulation: Corporate Scandals and Crises
Internet Law
Internet Law
Environmental Compliance and Enforcement
Environmental Compliance and Enforcement
International Compliance
International Compliance
International Compliance
Lawyering for Entrepreneurship
Payment Systems
Payment Systems
International Trade Law
International Trade Law
Commercial Arbitration Law and Procedure
International Commercial Arbitration
Nonprofit Organizations
Negotiating and Documenting Corporate Transactions
Commercial Transactions
Introduction to Compliance and Ethics
Introduction to Compliance
Introduction to Compliance
Health Care Fraud: Investigation, Prosecution, and Compliance
Integrated Transactional Program 3
East/West Negotiation
International Finance
International Contract Drafting
International Contract Drafting
Intrnl Contract Drafting
Copyright Law
Intl Securities Regulatn
Intrnl Fiscal Policy
Real Estate Taxation
Real Estate Taxation
Intro Employee Benefits
Intro Employee Benefits
Taxation of Executive Compensation
Taxation of Exempt Organizations
Qualified Employee Benefit Plans
Welfare Benefit Plans
Tax Provsn Corp Acquistn
Business-Related Practicum
Total Credit Hours30

Contacts

Certificate Program Web Address:

https://law.temple.edu/academics/degrees/jd/certificates/business-law/

Department Information:

Office of Academic Affairs

Temple University Beasley School of Law

1719 N. Broad Street, 103 Barrack Hall

Philadelphia, PA 19122-6002

jennifer.bretschneider@temple.edu

215-204-2380

Department Contacts:

Assistant Dean for Students:

Jennifer Bretschneider

Associate Professor of Law and Director of Experiential Programs

jennifer.bretschneider@temple.edu

215-204-2380