Law and Biodefense Certificate
Texas Tech University School of Law is the first Law School in the nation to develop a program in biodefense law. The Law and Science Certificate program in Biodefense Law is a specialty area in the completion of the J.D. degree at TTU which includes the core course of Law and Bioterrorism, four elective courses ranging from individual civil rights to public international law; internships and a major research paper in an area of biodefense and law.
The Law and Biodefense Certificate was unanimously approved by the faculty in Spring 2004, launching the first and only program of its kind in the nation at a law school.