Calling all future litigators, deal makers, and in-house counsel.
Our business and commercial real estate concentration ensures thorough preparation for success through tailored classes and real-world opportunities. Learn more about our long tradition of excellence in this concentration and our Transactional Law Certificate

Become a Leader in Business Law

We offer a wide range of courses that prepare you for diverse roles in business law, from commercial litigation to transactional expertise. Our strategic emphasis on real property and real estate law complements our strength in oil and gas, natural resources, and energy law, laying a solid foundation for a dynamic legal career.

Earn Your M.B.A. & J.D.

Dual Degree

Pursue accelerated academic pursuits with our flexible dual degree program, designed in collaboration with various schools and colleges across the University of Oklahoma. Those interested in this specific area can tailor their education with dual degrees such as a J.D./M.B.A.

Earn Your Transactional Law Certificate


Tailored for those aspiring to engage in transactional and business counseling, this certificate emphasizes essential business law classes. The certificate incorporates hands-on business drafting and writing training, anchored by required and elective courses. To further enrich your expertise, you can select two courses from OU’s Price College of Business, which offers diverse courses, including business strategy, marketing, planning, accounting, and finance.


Foundational Courses Areas-Specific Menu Courses Electives & Seminars Experiential & Other Courses
  • Either Business Associations (4 hours) or Corporations (3 hours). Only one of these courses may be taken by any student.
  • Bankruptcy
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Secured Transactions
  • Either Business Associations (4 hours) or Corporations (3 hours). Only one of these courses may be taken by any student.
  • Antitrust I
  • Business Tax
  • Federal Securities Regulation
  • Individual Income Tax
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Selected Issues in Antitrust Practice
  • Unincorporated Business Entities
  • Corporate Drafting
  • Interviewing, Counseling and Negotiation
  • Transactional Practicum I: Business Combinations
  • Transactional Practicum II: The Law of Innovation
  • Copyright
  • Employment Law Seminar
  • Environmental Law
  • Intellectual Property Survey
  • International Business and Human Rights
  • Remedies
  • Trademarks


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