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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

The information below pertains to Summer Session 2018. If you would like to be notified when Summer Session 2019 course information is available, please sign up for e-mail updates.

Law/policy-related courses

Currently showing current/upcoming courses. View all courses (past three years and current).

Professional Studies

Intensive learning experiences for students, professionals, and executives year-round, all drawing on Cornells renowned resources and faculty.

Administrative Management InstituteIthaca
Policy Development ProgramIthaca

Summer College for High School Students

Offers talented high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors the opportunity to experience the excitement of college life, take university courses, work with renowned faculty, earn college credit, explore majors and careers, and make friends from around the world.

Freedom and JusticeIthaca
International Human Rights in Theory and Practice

Summer Session

Study with renowned faculty, earn credits, gain valuable skills, and complete requirements--on campus, online, or around the world.

AEM 1300: Introduction to Macroeconomic Theory and PolicyIthaca
AMST 3141: Prisonsonline
Cornell in Washington Summer ProgramWashington D.C.
Cornell University Prelaw Program in New York CityNew York City
GOVT 3071: Introduction to Public PolicyIthaca
GOVT 3141: Prisonsonline
GOVT 3150: The American Legal SystemNew York City
GOVT 3887: International Human Rights in Theory and PracticeIthaca
HD 3330: Children and the Law
ILRLR 2300: Argumentation and DebateIthaca
LAW 3887 International Human Rights in Theory & Practice
PADM 1734: Disasters
PAM 3620: Population Controversies in EuropeEurope

Winter Session

Earn up to four credits in just three weeks--either on campus or online, reduce your course load, benefit from small classes, and immerse yourself in a subject. You can also work closely with your professor and receive more individualized attention.

AMST 3141 Prisonsonline
GOVT 3141 Prisonsonline


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