Healthcare Compliance, Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Compliance is designed to give law students, MBA students, and working professionals tools they need to successfully navigate the world of healthcare compliance. This 15-credit, one-year program jointly offered by the School of Law and the D'Amore-McKim School of Business gives students the opportunity to learn about the laws that govern the healthcare system while developing the business knowledge and skills critical to healthcare compliance. 

Students may fulfill most of the requirements for this program by taking online courses; all LS courses are taught in an online format. Students will also interact with instructors on Northeastern's Boston campus during an on-the-ground 1-credit introductory course and a 1-credit capstone course.      

Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.


Required Courses
LS 6182Patient Records, Privacy, and Security3
LS 6184Healthcare Compliance 12
LS 6190Introduction to Healthcare Compliance1
LS 6192Healthcare Compliance 22
LS 6193Healthcare Compliance Capstone1
Complete one of the following:3
The American Healthcare System (MBA students should take this course)
Health Law (Law students should take this course)
Health Law Survey
Complete one of the following:3
Value Creation through Financial Decision Making
Health Organization Management
Accounting/Finance for Lawyers
Bioethics and the Law
Current Issues in Health Law and Policy
Healthcare Fraud and Abuse Law
Law of Information and Records
Law and Strategy
Data Regulation and Compliance
Evaluating Healthcare Quality
Managing Healthcare Supply Chain Operations
Strategic Management for Healthcare Organizations

Program Credit/GPA Requirements

15 total semester hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required