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International Business Law and Dispute Resolution Online

The University of Pittsburgh School of Law's newest online offering, the Graduate Certificate in International Business Law & Dispute Resolution, welcomes students who already work in or who wish to begin a career in International Commercial Law. Students will advance and enhance their careers by expanding their knowledge, skills, and professional understanding of international business law.

The curriculum offers five eight-week-long courses that will cover key foundational topics in US and international business law applied to business transactions and to the resolution of transnational disputes through litigation, mediation, and/or arbitration.

Students enrolled in the program will also be able to apply their credits from this course towards the 30 credits required for Pitt Law's LLM and Masters of Studies in Law programs.

Courses offered in the Graduate Certificate in International Business Law and Dispute Resolution program include: 

  • Course 1: Introduction to US and International Business Law (3 Credits)
  • Course 2: Commercial Aspects of Cross-Border Transactions (3 Credits)
  • Course 3:  Specialty Areas in Cross-Border Transactions (3 Credits)
  • Course 4:  Foundations of International Dispute Resolution and Litigation (3 Credits)
  • Course 5:  Special Topic in International Transactional or Dispute Resolution Law (3 Credits)

Affordable:  International Business Law & Dispute Resolution Online 2021 tuition is $10,000 for 15 credits in graduate international business law & dispute resolution education.  You may apply for private educational loans for non-degree seeking students.  Information regarding private educational loans can be found here.  Federal student loans are not available to students who are enrolled in a non-degree certificate program.

Learn more about the Program Director, Max Laun.