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Certificate Program

In 2002, the Center for the Study of American Indian Law and Policy at the University of Oklahoma College of Law instituted a Certificate Program in American Indian Law. Full-time degree-candidate OU Law students are eligible to receive the certificate upon the successful completion of the following:

  • 5610 Federal Indian Law

Two of the following from the Indian Law curriculum:

  • 5600 Native American Natural Resources
  • 5600 American Indian Law Seminar—Selected Legal Problems
  • 5602 Comparative Indigenous Peoples' Law
  • 5600 Tribal Courts/Tribal Law
  • 5600 Tribal Economic Development and Self-Determination
  • 6311 American Indian Law Review (two semesters)

One of the following externships or approved employment in the field:

  • 6400 Federal Indian Law Externship
  • 6400 Extern Placement (provided the externship focuses substantially on the practice of American Indian Law), including a judicial externship (provided the externship focuses substantially on the practice of American Indian Law)
  • — 100 hours of employment in the field of Indian Law as approved by Center Director

One of the following related courses from the general curriculum:

  • 6540 Oil and Gas
  • 6523 Environmental Law
  • 6580 Water Law
  • 5403 Administrative Law
  • 5543 Federal Courts
  • 6060 International Law Foundations