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2801 W. Bancroft, MS 507
Toledo, OH 43606


Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Compliance Detailed Requirements


Admission Requirements Application Process
Degree Requirements Grading
Tuition and Fees Financial Aid and Scholarships
Application Questions
The Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Compliance does not qualify the holder to sit for a bar examination or practice law, nor will it be considered as a qualifier for entry into the J.D. program. Classes taken toward the Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Compliance will under no circumstances be later applied toward a J.D. degree.

Admission Requirements

Note: The LSAT is not required to apply for the Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Compliance.

To be considered for admission into the Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Compliance program, students must have a bachelor’s degree and a completed application that includes official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended, a personal statement, and current resume.

Students with an undergraduate GPA below 2.7 also are required to submit an LSAT, GRE, GMAT, or MCAT score OR proof of a successfully completed master’s (or higher) degree program.  Students educated outside of the U.S. must also submit a TOEFL score and an LSAT, GRE, GMAT, or MCAT score.  Otherwise, submission of LSAT, GRE, GMAT, MCAT or TOEFL scores is optional.


Application Process

  • Application
    • The application for the Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Compliance program is at
  • Personal Statement
    • A personal statement is required. We seek information about the applicant’s unique qualities, talents, successes, achievements, interests, and life experiences as well as his or her professional goals as they relate to the Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Compliance program.
  • Current Resume
  • Academic Transcripts
    • Applicants are required to submit official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions of higher education they attended.


Degree Requirements

Fall/Spring Course Credit Hours

Statutory and Regulatory Interpretation for Compliance 


Organizational Governance and Compliance


Compliance Education


Privacy and Data Security


Compliance Skills: Auditing, Investigating & Reporting


Compliance and Ethics


Higher Education Law

Total 16



Certificate students may take classes alongside J.D. students. However, Certificate students will be graded on the College of Graduate Studies grading scale, not the J.D. grading scale.


Tuition and Fees

2016-2017 Tuition & Fee Schedule*

As a state-supported university, different rates of tuition are charged based on a student’s classification as an Ohio Resident or Non-Ohio Resident.  Please see information about residency determinations if you have any questions.

                                   Part-Time (Less than 12 Credits)
                                                 Per Credit Hour

Fall 2016/Spring 2017 Ohio Resident Non-Ohio Resident
    Tuition $548.58 $979.26
    Mandatory Fees^ $78.80 $78.80
    Total Per Credit Hour $627.38 $1,058.06

^ Note: A mandatory $6.50 special services fee is charged per semester. Also a $25 fee is charged for each online course taken.

                                                Miscellaneous Fees

                                                  One-Time Fees

    New Student Registration Fee $30.00
    College of Graduate Studies Online Orientation Fee $100.00
    Rocket ID Fee $35.00

                                                    Optional Fees

    Parking Fee (per semester) $125.00
    Legal Services Fee (per semester – waivable in MyUT Portal) $10.00
    Student Green Fund (per semester – waivable in MyUT Portal) $5.00

*Fees are subject to change by action of the Board of Trustees. For complete and up-to-date information on tuition, fees, and University policies please see the Finance Brochure.


Financial Aid and Scholarships

Financial aid will be available to qualified Certificate students in the form of student loans. There are no scholarships for Certificate students at this time.



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Please contact Laura Schmidt at


Last Updated: 2/2/18