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Information Privacy Law and Policy, Graduate Certificate

Technological developments are continually disrupting prior conceptions of privacy. The flexible IU Online Graduate Certificate in Information Privacy Law and Policy helps you understand the plethora of US and international information privacy laws. It also teaches you how to thoughtfully develop new information privacy law and policy frameworks.

Course Delivery: 100% Online

Total Credits: 12

In-State Tuition Per Credit: $1369.00

Out-of-State Tuition Per Credit: $1369.00

Cost of attendance may vary by campus. View the total cost calculator

Certificate Overview

Your IU Online Graduate Certificate in Information Law and Policy prepares you to assess information privacy laws, make decisions based on their legal efficacy, and assess new technologies and applications for information privacy issues they may present. Additionally, you’ll better understand the broader context of information privacy issues, including cybersecurity, freedom of expression and association, and national security.

You’ll graduate with an Indiana University certificate respected by employers worldwide—and you can work on yours anytime and anywhere. Plus, you’ll enjoy personalized support services throughout your academic journey.

To be accepted to this program, you must have:

  • A bachelor's degree

To apply to this program, complete an online application that includes:

  • Transcripts
  • Personal statement
  • Resume
  • At least one reference 

Your IU Online Graduate Certificate in Information Privacy Law and Policy prepares you for positions such as:

  • Information privacy policy specialist
  • Information security officer
  • Information security specialist
  • Security management specialist
  • Information security analyst
  • Computer and information systems manager
  • Vulnerability assessor
  • Privacy specialist
  • IT specialist
  • Cybersecurity specialist

To earn the Graduate Certificate in Information Privacy Law and Policy, you must complete 12 credit hours.

Requirements are broken down as follows:

  • Information privacy law and policy core courses (3-10 credit hours)
  • Information privacy law and policy elective courses (as needed to total 12 credit hours)

If you choose to pursue the IU Online M.S. in Cybersecurity Risk Management, these certificate courses may apply to your degree requirements. Completion of the certificate program does not guarantee admission to the master's program.

If you choose to pursue the IU Online MS in Cybersecurity Risk Management, these certificate courses may apply to your degree requirements. Completion of the certificate program does not guarantee admission to the master's program.

Core courses

Core Classes for the Graduate Certificate in Information Privacy Law
Course Number Course Name Credits
LAW-B 708
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LAW-B 728
Privacy Law
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Privacy Law II                                                         
3 Credits
LAW-L 664 Seminar in Information Privacy.                                          3 Credits

Elective courses

Elective Classes for the Graduate Certificate in Information Privacy Law
Course Number Course Name         Credits
LAW-B 526 Health Law 3 Credits
LAW-B 587 Cybersecurity Law I 3 Credits
LAW-B 655 Information Privacy & Security Management Practicum         3 Credits
LAW-B 738 Cybersecurity Law II 3 Credits
BUKD-T 560 IT Risk Management 3 Credits
BUKD-T 578 Cybersecurity Law and Policy 3 Credits

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