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Data Privacy and GDPR Training

IAPP LogoThe Kline School of Law has partnered with the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) to offer in-person training for certification programs valuable to anyone looking to advance their career in information privacy.

Whether you manage day-to-day operations, you’re implementing privacy controls in technology or you’re the go-to person for privacy laws and regulations, we’ve got you covered.

The two-day courses are taught by Kline law professors and prepare you to take the CIPP/E and CIPM certification exams.


Courses are offered in two locations — on campus in Philadelphia and at Drexel DC Center in Washington D.C.

Data Privacy Classes

Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E)

The CIPP credential shows that you understand the laws, regulations, frameworks and standards around privacy. This course delivers comprehensive GDPR knowledge, perspective and understanding to ensure compliance and data protection success in Europe—equipping CPOs to take advantage of the career opportunity this sweeping legislation represents. View description.

Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM)

The CIPM certification shows you understand the operational aspects of privacy program management. Our CIPM training course arms privacy and data protection professionals with everything they need to establish, maintain and manage an enterprise-wide privacy program across its entire lifecycle. CIPMs know privacy regulations, and they know how to make them work for their organizations. View description.

GDPR Ready

Complete both CIPP/E and CIPM training to show the world you’re prepared for the GDPR. This is recommended for current and aspiring data protection officers.


New dates coming soon.

Registration includes:

  • Digital textbooks
  • Sample questions
  • Exam voucher
  • One-year IAPP membership*

For questions about the registration process, please contact Pat Gremmel, Program Administrator for Continuing Professional Education (

* If an individual is already an IAPP member, membership will be renewed.

Drexel and Military Discounts

Special discounts are available for Kline School of Law students and alumni, Drexel alumni, Drexel University Online partners and military. Contact Stephanie Johnson, Associate Director of Graduate Programs (, for more information.

Exams and Certification

To become certified, you must pass an exam. Schedule the appropriate exam at a time and location that is convenient for you. The cost of the exam ($550 USD) is included in your course registration payment.