V. Requirements for Graduate Certificate Candidates

A. General Requirements

To be recommended for the graduate certificate all candidates must successfully complete the required coursework, meet the school residency requirement for one semester, if a residential candidate, and fulfill all financial obligations to UNH Law and comply with UNH Law’s Conduct Code.

B. Required Credits

  1. Number of Credits. Graduate certificate candidates must successfully complete fifteen (15) credits from a selection of required and elective curriculum.
  2. Maximum Number of Credits. Graduate certificate candidates may not enroll in more than seventeen (17) credits per academic semester.

C. Coursework for Graduate Certificate Candidates

All residential graduate certificate candidates must complete a variety of required and elective courses, depending on the program in which the candidate is enrolled.

  1.  Required Courses
    1. Intellectual Property graduate certificate candidates must complete the following required curriculum:
      LIP 894American Legal Process and Analysis I3
    2. Commerce & Technology graduate certificate candidates must complete the following required curriculum:
      LIP 894American Legal Process and Analysis I3
      LIP 980E-Commerce and The Law2
  2. Elective Courses. Graduate certificate candidates must complete their certificate by selecting additional electives from an approved elective curriculum list or by selecting courses made available under these rules. (The approved course list will be provided by the Director of Commerce & Technology Program or the Director of Intellectual Property Center, as appropriate.)

D. Coursework for Online Graduate Certificate Candidates

Online graduate certificate candidates must complete a variety of required and elective courses, depending on the program in which the candidate is enrolled.

  1. Required Courses
    1. Intellectual Property online graduate certificate candidates must complete the following required curriculum:
      LIP 954Patent Law3
      LIP 944Fundamentals of Intellectual Property3
      LIP 961Patent Practice and Procedure I3
      LIP 962Patent Practice and Procedure II3
    2. International Criminal Law & Justice graduate certificate candidates must complete the following required curriculum:
      LCR 924International Criminal Law and Justice Seminar3
      LCR 925Comparative Criminal Justice Systems3
  2. Elective Courses. Online graduate certificate candidates must complete their certificate by selecting additional electives from an approved curriculum list or by selecting courses made available under these rules. (The approved course list will be provided by the Director of Online Programs.)