Health Law and Policy, Graduate Certificate
The Graduate Certificate in Health Law and Policy, open to all JD students, gives students the opportunity to deepen their knowledge and develop their expertise in the field of health law and policy.
Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.
Required LAW Courses
|LAW 7335||Health Law||3|
|In addition, complete one of the following:||3-6|
|Bioethics and the Law|
|Current Issues in Health Law and Policy|
|Domestic Violence Clinic|
|Drug Law and Policy|
|Economic Perspectives on Health Policy|
|Employment Law Safety Health|
|Healthcare Fraud and Abuse Law|
|Human Rights, IP, and Access to Medicines|
|Law and Biotechnology|
|Problems in Public Health Law|
|Public Health Legal Clinic|
|Reproductive and Sexual Rights and Health|
Required Non-LAW Courses
|Complete at least two courses totaling at least 6 credits from the following:||6-8|
|Management Issues in Healthcare Information Technology|
|Theoretical Foundations in Personal Health Informatics|
|Public Health Surveillance and Informatics|
|Health Organization Management|
|Race, Ethnicity, and Health in the United States|
|Public Health Administration and Policy|
|Strategic Management and Leadership in Healthcare|
|Evaluating Healthcare Quality|
|Project Management in Public Health|
|Budget Principles in Public Health|
|Grant Writing in Public Health|
|Community-Based Participatory Research: Environmental Health|
|Principles and History of Urban Health|
|Society, Behavior, and Health|
|Urban Community Health Assessment|
|Health Policy and Politics|
|Sociology of Health and Illness|
|Environment, Health, and Society|
|Social Movements in Health|
|Strategic Management for Healthcare Organizations|
Co-op Requirement: Students must complete at least one co-op related to the certificate topic.
Writing Requirement: Students must complete a piece of substantial writing that meets the requirements of the JD upper-level rigorous writing requirement and that has a clear connection to the certificate topic.
For additional information on requirements associated with this certificate, please consult the JD program's Student Information Handbook.
Program Credit/GPA Requirements
12 total credit hours required, including at least 6 credits of LAW courses and at least 6 credits of non-LAW courses.
Students must receive a passing grade in all courses and satisfactorily complete all other requirements.