Graduate Certificate in Legal Information & Scholarly Communication
University of Arizona

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Legal Information & Scholarly Communication program helps students gain the knowledge and skills needed to become researchers that investigate legal issues and the underlying factual issues of litigation and transactional law.  The curriculum provides the skills to research all legal matters, no matter how complex, while also offering knowledge about the American legal system, the common law, and the regulatory and legislative state.  Graduates are prepared to work in professional environments such as academic libraries, public libraries, law firms, archives, and government agencies where legal information is vital to the organization’s mission.


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited school/institution
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Official transcripts from all higher education institutions attended
  • Current resumé or curriculum vitae
  • 750-1,000 word written statement of introduction and interest in the program
  • Email addresses and contact information for two recommenders

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission