Cyber & Telecommunications Law, Executive Certificate

Executive Certificate in Cyber and Telecommunications Law

University of Nebraska - Lincoln

  • Fully Online
  • 8
  • $1650.00
  • $1650.00

Why Pursue This Program

The online Cyber and Telecommunications Law, Executive Certificate is designed for practicing attorneys interested in specializing and expanding their expertise. Telecommunications law covers every electronic communication and all broadcasting across the United States. From net neutrality to cable contracts to spectrum management the world of telecommunications law is growing and changing with technology.

Students of the Cyber and Telecommunications Law, Executive Certificate gain:

  • An understanding of the regulations that exist in this area.
  • Knowledge of how cyber and telecommunications law are intertwined.
  • Preparation in the ever-changing field of law.

Online students join law classrooms in real-time using VoIP technology. Class times are generally during the workday and online students participate part-time, for 75% of class sessions, unless obtaining a waiver from the faculty member teaching the course and the program director. The remaining 25% of class time may be viewed via class recordings, giving students flexibility along with a valuable classroom experience.

This certificate is open to those who already have a J.D. or a foreign law degree. Additionally, there is a strong preference for applicants to have a minimum of three years of prior legal experience. Students enrolled in this certificate program, prior to completion of the certificate, may apply to transfer into the LL.M. degree (also listed on this site).

Career Outlook: Cyber law is one of the newest and most successful sectors in law. It has emerged as one of the career fields in great demand in recent years.

This program prepares students to work in a variety of different career sectors, including private industry and policy. Since many companies are already entrenched in the telecommunications regulatory scheme, there are numerous careers available.

What's it like to take a program online?

Quality learning experience

The University of Nebraska has offered distance education courses for more than 100 years so you can expect a quality, rigorous experience. Online courses are often highly interactive with faculty and students communicating through e-mail, discussion forums and chat groups. You’ll have direct access to world-class faculty – researchers who are experts in their fields or practitioners with real-world experience. Also, you’ll be part of a community of learners and can benefit from the perspectives of students from across the globe.


Online learning gives you the flexibility and freedom to attend your classes wherever is convenient to you. You can save time and money by being able to continue to work and by avoiding relocation or travel costs. You will be required to complete assignments in a certain timeframe, but in most instances, you can log in and complete coursework during the time of day that works best for you. You aren’t tied to a specific class time.

Service you expect from a leading University

Online learners at the University of Nebraska have access to the same student services available to on-campus students. An academic adviser will guide you along your journey, library services are available to help you excel in your program and career services are available when you are ready to take your next step. These are just a few of the services in place to help you succeed.

About Faculty

University of Nebraska online courses are taught by expert faculty who embody the qualities resulting from research experience and professional/field experience. Students learn from faculty with a variety of backgrounds, many of whom are published researchers in their fields. NU faculty who teach online do so in a way that optimizes learning within the online modality and because technology enables students to access education they may otherwise may not be able to pursue.