Graduate Certificate Programs

Through collaboration with the University of Reading in Reading, England, current Campbell University students can earn a widely-recognized international credential through courses taken exclusively at Campbell University’s Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, and in conjunction with the Lundy-Fetterman School of Business.

Graduate-level certificate options are available in the following areas:

Course Requirements

The Executive Certificate of the Study of Negotiation is awarded by the University of Reading Centre for Commercial Law & Financial Regulation and requires one mandatory course taken at Campbell University School of Law and other set pre- or co-requisites, all of which can be completed during your time at Campbell University, or any other institution where courses taken would qualify for transfer credit to Campbell University.

One mandatory course taken at Campbell University:

  • Advanced Negotiation and Analysis

Two additional pre- or co-requisite courses, taken at the undergraduate or graduate level at Campbell University or your home institution (at least one course from each list below):

At least one course from the following list:

  • Constitutional Law
  • Business Law
  • Business Accounting, Corporate Accounting, or Finance

PLUS at least one course from the following list:

  • Business Communication
  • Negotiation
  • Trial Advocacy
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

All elective courses are available at the Campbell University School of Business or School of Law, but, as outlined above, can be taken at your home institution. At Campbell University all courses are taught by full-time and adjunct faculty members.

Course Requirements

The Advanced Certificate of the Study of Transnational Law and Negotiation is awarded by the University of Reading Centre for Commercial Law & Financial Regulation and requires two mandatory courses taken at Campbell University and nine credit hours of electives (which generally equates to 3 courses), all of which can be completed during your time at Campbell, or at another accredited school.

Two mandatory courses taken at Campbell University:

  • Advanced Negotiation and Analysis
  • Comparative Constitutional Law

Nine hours of prerequisite elective Business School courses to be chosen from the following list:

  • Finance & Capital Management
  • Management of Financial Institutions
  • Legal Environment of Business
  • Communication and Critical Thinking for Ethical Decision Making
  • Strategic Management “Live Case” Seminar
  • Application of Fiduciary Principles
  • Risk Management Applications
  • Advanced Estate Planning Seminar
  • Advanced Wealth Transfer Seminar
  • Legal and Regulatory Issues

OR

Nine hours of Prerequisite elective Law School courses to be chosen from the following list:

  • Administrative Law
  • Civil Procedure*
  • Comparative Law
  • Conflict of Laws
  • Constitutional Law*
  • Criminal Law
  • Government Litigation
  • International Business Litigation and Arbitration
  • International Business Transactions
  • Law, Culture, Society and Philosophy
  • Mediation Advocacy
  • National Security Law
  • Negotiations

*Only 3 hours in this subject may count

All elective courses will be taught by Law School and School of Business full-time and adjunct faculty members. However, as outlined above they may also be taken at any AACSB accredited Business School.

Founded in 1892, the University of Reading is located in Reading, England. Recently ranked in the top one percent of universities in the world by the Times Higher Education World University Ranking, the university is a large public research institution well-known for its international outlook and high-quality teaching faculty. With approximately 15,000 students across four separate campuses, Reading recently ranked as one of the United Kingdom’s 10-most research intensive universities.