JD: Health Law Concentration

Health Law concentration requirements (18 credits):

You must earn 18 credit hours and maintain a 3.0 GPA within the Health Law concentration. A pre-approved substantial project can be completed by writing a paper for a health law class or for a pre-approved LAW 435 Selected Research Topic; writing about a health law topic for a law journal; or completing a brief for LAW 435 Health Care Moot Court competition.

Required courses (8 credits)
LAW 391Health Law Survey3
LAW 376Health Care Organizations2
LAW 322Bioethics and the Law3
Skills Courses (choose one of the following for 3-4 credits)3-4
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Arbitration Advocacy
Milton R. Abrahams Legal Clinic
Classroom Component-Milton Abrahams Legal Clinic
Mediation Process
Externships 1
Externship Classroom Component
Elective Courses (5-6 credits)5-7
Health Care Insurance Law
Elder Law
Food & Drug Law
Health Information Privacy
Current Topics in Public Health Law
Competitions 2
Selected Research Topics 3
Choose one course from below or a pre-approved graduate level course2-3
Administrative Law
Mergers and Acquisitions
Patent Law
Scientific Evidence
State and Local Governments in a Federal System
White Collar Crime
Total Credits18-22

1. A pre-approved Health Law related externship

2. Health Law Moot Court competition

3. A pre-approved Health Law related topic