Professional Certificate In Restorative Justice

Students complete the Professional Certificate in Restorative Justice online, on campus, or a hybrid of both. To obtain the certificate a student must earn a minimum of 10 credits through enrollment in at least four courses.

Students pursuing the Professional Certificate must take the foundational course, Communication, Advocacy, and Leadership (CAL). The remaining courses are chosen from an approved list of electives. A student pursuing a Professional Certificate in Restorative Justice may apply Professional Certificate in Restorative Justice credits toward the Master of Arts in Restorative Justice with approval from the Director of the Center for Justice Reform.

Required Course - 3 Credits

  • Communication, Advocacy, and Leadership (CAL) (3)

Elective Courses - Minimum of 7 Credits

  • Restorative Justice in Educational Institutions (3)
  • Ethics of Restorative Justice (3)
  • Origins, Evolution, and Critical Issues in Restorative Justice (3)
  • Restorative Justice Theory and Practice (2)
  • Adversity, Trauma, and Victimization (2)
  • New Approaches to Domestic and Sexual Violence (3)
  • Advanced Criminal Law Seminar (2)

These are the current elective courses. Additional elective courses are in development.

Courses are subject to change. For more information contact the Office of the Registrar: registrar@vermontlaw.edu.