Certificate Programs

Certificates within the Juris Doctor Program

Criminal Law Certificate

Criminal Law is an exciting and important area of law in every jurisdiction.  Students can take advantage of the resources and opportunities available at Belmont College of Law in this vital area through the College of Law’s Criminal Law certificate program. The program offers an array of courses including Trial Advocacy, Sentencing Law, Wrongful Convictions and indicates to prospective employers that a student has specialized knowledge of the criminal law field. Students obtaining a Criminal Law certificate will receive a notation on their transcript.

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Entertainment & Music Business Law Certificate

Students who wish to engage in this unique area of law practice can benefit from the array of courses this program offers.  Entertainment Law explores legal and business issues relevant to film, multimedia, music, publishing, radio, sport, television, theatre, and visual arts.  Music business is a course of study pioneered at Belmont University and a significant industry in Nashville.

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Health Law Certificate

Health care is one of Nashville’s leading industries, and students can take advantage of this industry strength through the College of Law’s Health Law certificate program.  The program offers an array of courses and indicates to prospective employers that a student has specialized knowledge of the health care field.  Students obtaining a Health Law certificate will receive a notation on their transcript.

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