Master’s Degree Tracks
Health Law & Policy Track

The health care industry is expected to have the fastest employment growth of any sector until 2024.1  Simultaneously, the industry is facing unprecedented change from technological innovation and new regulation. The increase in regulatory oversight, as well as the demand for health care reform, is impacting the delivery of services and the health care economy.

This complex and ever-changing environment demands that those in administrative, regulatory, managerial, and advocacy roles in health care know how to operate within the legal framework behind these changes. Designed for health care and health science professionals, the Master of Studies in Law in Health Law & Policy Track does just this, providing the tools necessary to navigate the law, in a flexible, accessible degree format.

Working professionals can earn their degree in less than two years without coming to campus.

The 30-credit Master’s Degree, Health Law & Policy Track includes:


30 total credits in as few as 21 months (or up to 4 years).

Health Law & Policy Concentration Courses (Choose 12+ Credits)

The MSL Health Law & Policy curriculum is designed specifically for and uniquely tailored to health care professionals, focusing on the complex and rapidly changing health care industry. Students take only MSL classes, collaborating with their cohort and MSL peers, each providing relevant professional perspective. The MSL program also does not incorporate any JD courses or include JD students. The result is a strategic and enhanced lens with an immediately applicable set of tools, only possible through this level of coursework and professional collaboration.

Concentration Courses may include:

Other Electives (Choose up to 6 credits)

Our online MSL allows students the flexibility to choose elective courses of interest both within and across professional tracks, providing depth and breadth of knowledge. Courses may include:

1 http://www.bls.gov/news.release/ecopro.nr0.htm
Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Projections: 2014-24 Summary, December 8, 2015

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