Program objectives

The Workplace Law program offers in-depth study and training in Employment and Labor Law. The program will also provide a platform for participating students to interact with employers and scholars in the field of workplace law. Successful completion of program requirements (see below) will result in award of a Certificate.

Certificate Requirements

1. Complete at least twelve (12) semester credits in the Workplace Law curriculum.

2. At least 6 credits of the required 12 must come from the following core courses:

a. Survey of Employment Law.

b. Employment Discrimination Law.

c. Labor Law.

3. At least 3 credits of the required 12 must come from a capstone experience in the Workplace Law curriculum. Capstone options include:

a. An employment/labor related clinical experience through the SLO.

b. A workplace-related externship approved by the Program Director.

c. Completion of a research paper satisfying the College of Law’s upper-level writing requirement through a Workplace Law class or through directed research with a Workplace Law faculty member.

d. Publishing a note on a workplace law topic in the Denver University Law Review under the supervision of a Workplace Law faculty member.

e. In the event that the SCOL obtains or establishes a workplace law publication, serving as a student editor for the review or journal.

f. Completion of a designated “capstone” course in the Workplace Law curriculum.

4. A cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 in all Workplace Law courses.

Application Form

Click here to access the Workplace Law Certificate online application.