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    eDiscovery Certificate

    The eDiscovery Program at a Glance

    The Hamline eDiscovery certificate is a two-semester program designed for working professionals with evening classes that can be completed in nine months. It is ideally suited for:

    • Professionals who already deliver client discovery services such as paralegals, IT professionals, project managers, or consultants

    • Individuals with legal, technology, or project management experience, who possess a bachelor’s degree and who are interested in pursuing a career in a related field

    • Law students seeking additional training to prepare themselves for available jobs or improve their legal resume

    • Lawyers seeking to establish a niche within their organizations and deliver greater value to their clients

    • Employers who wish to provide eDiscovery professional development


    Learn More

    About: Visit the eDiscovery Certificate Program home page to learn more.

    Admission: Basic requirements include a four-year degree from an accredited institution and at least a 2.66 cumulative GPA in all prior college-level work. Students applying to the program need to submit a personal statement of career and educational goals, official college transcripts, and a letter of recommendation. A MS Windows enabled laptop is required.

    Tuition: Tuition and financial aid information is available at the Student Administrative Services Office. Financial aid is available based on individual eligibility. Students must be enrolled in at least six credits to qualify for financial aid. For required forms or more information, contact the Office of Financial Aid at 651-523-3000.

    Application Checklist:

    1. Complete the application and provide a personal statement outlining your career and educational goals. You may include any information which you feel may be of importance to the Admission Committee. 

    All international applicants must pay a $100 application fee. The application fee is accepted in the form of a bank draft (payable to Hamline University).

    2. Arrange to have official transcript(s) of previous course work and one letter of recommendation sent directly to:

    Hamline University Office of Graduate Admission
    1536 Hewitt Avenue MS-A1710
    St. Paul, MN 55104-1284
    3. You will be contacted once your application file is complete and the Admission Committee has made a decision on your application status.

    Hamline University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, disability, religion, age, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its education or employment programs or activities.

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