Courses for the Certificate in Public Policy

Below is a list of Pardee RAND courses recommended for the Certificate in Public Policy open to Southwestern Law School students. The full Pardee RAND course catalog is available online; students who wish to take courses not listed below may do so with permission from the professor and an understanding of the time commitment involved.

Pardee RAND students in the Southwestern Law certificate program can find the courses available to them on the Southwestern Law School website.

Questions may be directed to Stefanie Howard, Director for Admissions at

Note: Course selection is subject to change. Some elective courses are not offered every year, and seminar topics may vary from year to year.

Recommended Courses

Note that Policy Analysis I: Perspectives on Public Policy Analysis and History and Public Policy are required for certificate in public policy.