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:||3-8|
|Domestic Violence Clinic|
|Bioethics and the Law|
|Problems in Public Health Law|
|Public Health Legal Clinic|
|Employment Law - Safety and Health|
|Reproductive and Sexual Rights and Health|
|Drug Law and Policy|
|Healthcare Fraud and Abuse Law|
|Law and Biotechnology|
|Human Rights, IP, and Access to Medicines|
Required Non-Law Courses
|Complete at least two courses totaling at least 6 semester hours from the following:||6-8|
|Theoretical Foundations in Personal Health Informatics|
|Management Issues in Healthcare Information Technology|
|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|
|Principles and History of Urban Health|
|Society, Behavior, and Health|
|Urban Community Health Assessment|
|Health Policy and Politics|
|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 semester hours required, including at least 6 semester hours of LAW courses and at least 6 semester hours of non-LAW courses.
Students must receive a passing grade in all courses and satisfactorily complete all other requirements.