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Certificate in Air and Space Law


The Graduate Certificate in Air and Space Law is intended primarily for part-time, distance students who are nonlawyer professionals working in aerospace industries and who seek additional knowledge of legal, policy, and regulatory aspects of those industries.

Minimum Total Credit Hours: 12

Course Requirements

The Graduate Certificate Program can be tailored to address aviation law, space law, or both. Students may be awarded a Graduate Certificate by earning 12 credit hours in air and/or space law courses: two core courses (6 credit hours); and two elective courses (6 credit hours).

Core courses include: International Space Law (Law 680); Public International Air Law (Law 750); U.S. Domestic Space Law (Law 679); and U.S. National Aviation Law (Law 723).

Elective course include: Comparative National Space Law (Law 677); International Aviation Financing and Leasing Law (Law 753); International Space Law (Law 680); International Telecommunications Law (Law 752); Private International Air Law (Law 751); Public International Air Law (Law 750); Space Security Law (Law 736); Remote Sensing Law (655); U.S. National Aviation Law (Law 723); and U.S. Domestic Space Law (Law 679).

Other Academic Requirements

A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required for courses counted toward the certificate.

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