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Legal Informatics, Undergraduate Certificate

Join a legal team without having to earn a law degree with the IU Online Undergraduate Certificate in Legal Informatics. In this fully online program, you’ll learn how cutting-edge technology can be used to enhance service in the practice of law. 

Course Delivery: 100% Online

Total Credits: 15

In-State Tuition Per Credit: $317.26

Out-of-State Tuition Per Credit: $412.44

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

Degree Overview

As a student in the program, you’ll become an advocate for the best use of information technology in law, helping lawyers to better meet the needs of their clients, and enhancing the quality of legal services.

Learn how to: implement specialized technology in law firms and law-related organizations, assist with presenting a legal case in court, handle electronic evidence with confidence, incorporate effective information governance into any organization, establish proper security and privacy programs, and protect the intellectual property of an organization.

You’ll graduate with an Indiana University degree 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 apply to this program: 
  • Complete application for admission.  
  • Complete an essay (applicants with fewer than 26 credit hours).  
  • Submit high school transcript or equivalent (applicants with fewer than 26 credit hours).  
  • International applicants may be asked for additional materials.  

Priority Application Deadlines:

Fall semester (first-year freshmen): May 1

Fall semester (non–first-year students): Jun 1

Spring semester: Dec 1

Summer session I: Mar 15

Summer session II: May 1

Note: This program is not eligible for financial aid.

Your IU Online Undergraduate Certificate in Legal Informatics prepares you to work in law firms, government agencies, nonprofit organizations, courts, legal software companies, and consulting firms in such careers as: 

  • Cybersecurity specialist 
  • Intellectual property law consultant 
  • Contracts and licensing specialist  
  • Social media advisor 
  • Legal software specialist
  • Legal data analyst 
  • Compliance analyst 

To earn the Undergraduate Certificate in Legal Informatics, you must complete 15 credit hours.

NOTE: If you choose to pursue the IU Online B.S. in Informatics, these certificate courses may apply to your degree requirements. Completion of the certificate program does not guarantee admission to the bachelor's degree program.

Legal Informatics Undergraduate Certificate
Course Number Course Name Credits

INFO-I 330

Legal and Social Informatics of Security

3 Credits

INFO-I 350

Foundations in Legal Informatics

3 Credits

INFO-I 410

Electronic Discovery

3 Credits

INFO-I 470

Litigation Support Systems and Courtroom Presentation

3 Credits

NEWM-N 480

Technology and the Law

3 Credits

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