Environmental & Natural Resources Law Certificate

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FIU Law’s Certificate in Environmental & Natural Resources Law’s requirements are listed below.

Required Courses (9 credits)

  • Environmental Law (3 credits)
  • Natural Resources Law (3 credits)
  • Administrative Law (3 credits)

Elective Courses (at least 6 credits)

  • Water Resources Law (2 credits)
  • Ocean and Coastal Law (2 credits)
  • Biodiversity Law (2 credits)
  • Climate Change Law (2 credits)
  • Land Use Law (3 credits)
  • International Environmental Law (2 credits)
  • Energy Law (2 credits)
  • Natural Resources Law and Policy: Field Seminar in Cuba (2 credits)
  • Independent Study on qualifying research area (1-2 credits)
  • Environmental & Natural Resources Law Externship (1-2 credits)

Related Courses (may be taken to count for 0-2 credits from list b)

  • Admiralty Law
  • Comparative Law
  • Construction Law
  • Federal Courts
  • Food and Drug Law
  • Health Law
  • International Human Rights Law
  • Law & Economics
  • Law, Science, and Technology
  • Legislation
  • Local Government Law
  • NAFTA and Other Regional Trade Agreements
  • Real Estate Transactions

Students must earn a GPA of 2.7 over their law school career, as well as a GPA of 3.0 in their courses on the Environmental and Natural Resources Law course list.

A completed application is required, and can be found by clicking here.

The Program Directors may approve electives for credit toward the Environmental and Natural Resources Law certification requirements from the extensive offerings of FIU, such as courses from:

  • The Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs (GSIPA)
  • The School of the Environment, Arts, and Society (SEAS)
  • The Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work
  • The College of Business