Health Law for Health Professionals

Graduate Certificate

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Quick Facts

Credits Required: 12
Cost Per Credit: $650

College of Law

The 100% online graduate certificate in Health Law for Health Professionals program is the result of a unique collaboration between expert faculty from multiple University of Arizona colleges and international leaders looking to hire future graduates. The health care workforce needs individuals with legal knowledge, meaning this certificate enhances students’ employability and success within the health care industry.

The program is designed for individuals who do not wish to practice law but regularly encounter legal, regulatory and ethical issues in their health care professions. The coursework provides a sophisticated and nuanced understanding of legal and ethical doctrine in health care organizations, financing, delivery and practice. Courses provide a fundamental understanding of legal and ethical concerns surrounding financial management, licensing, government involvement and related topics.

The program consists of 12 credits, comprising four courses at 3 credits each. Students can select any four courses out of the current list of offerings. Certificate credits may be applied to the Master of Legal Studies (MLS). The certificate can be completed in 12 months.

For more detailed information visit law.arizona.edu/health-law-certificates or email law-health@email.arizona.edu.

*Residents of some U.S. Territories may not be eligible. Please see our Eligibility & State Authorization page for more information.

The curriculum for this program includes:

 

PHIL 515: Health Care Ethics
Law 579B: Legal and Regulatory Fundamentals for Health Care Business
Law 580A: Professional Responsibility and Compliance for Health Professionals