Georgetown offers a certificate program focusing on the important field of Employee Benefits Law. The Certificate program is designed to expose students to the three important areas within the field: Qualified Retirement Plans, Health & Welfare Plans, and Executive Compensation. During the spring semester, students will utilize the knowledge gained during the fall semester, which is put to use in a spring Practicum course designed to emulate real cases and transactions handled by attorneys in private practice.
The Certificate is open to both U.S. and foreign-trained lawyers, and can be completed together with the Tax LL.M. degree or on a stand-alone basis. The Certificate in Employee Benefits is not currently available to online students.
The Certificate in Employee Benefits Law requires the Completion of ten academic credits, consisting of the following four courses:
- Employee Benefits: Executive Compensation (Fall semester, 2 credits)
- Employee Benefits: Health &Welfare Plans (Fall semester, 2 credits)
- Employee Benefits: Qualified Retirement Plans (Fall semester, 2 credits)
- Employee Benefits Practicum (Spring semester, 4 credits)
To learn more about the Certificate in Employee Benefits Law, please contact:
Director of the Graduate Tax Program
Telephone: (202) 662-4056