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The law school participates in the Certificate in International Development program which is housed at the UNC Center for Global Initiatives.

Certificate in International Development

Offered under the auspices of the Center for Global Initiatives, the Certificate in International Development encourages students to step outside of the U.S. perspective when focusing on development, fosters interdisciplinary approaches to development and engages students in peer learning.

Students enroll in four graduate courses (total of 12 credit hours) on a topic related to international development and social change. At least two of these four courses must be external to the student’s home department or school. IMPORTANT: a maximum of 4.5 credit hours of these four courses can be double counted toward both the certificate and the degree the student is pursuing.

The law school permits its students to enroll in six hours outside the law school, and those six hours may be counted toward the 86 hours required for graduation if approved by the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, however, a maximum of 4.5 credit hours can be double counted toward both the certificate and the Juris Doctor degree.

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