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Healthcare has become an increasingly specialized area of the law. This area of concentration provides students with appropriate general background courses and necessary specialized healthcare law classes, including a clinical experience, for students interested in the field of healthcare law. As part of the program, students participate in an interdisciplinary internship that takes place within a hospital. Although the students are assigned to the general counsel or legal affairs office, the student interacts with and learns from the medical school personnel. The goal of the interdisciplinary experience is to expose students to a variety of legal, medical, ethical and administrative issues.

After taking the first year courses, those choosing to concentrate in Healthcare Law complete the following courses:
Course NameCredit Hours
Elder Law2
Healthcare Fraud & Abuse2
Healthcare Law3
Healthcare: Regulation of Healthcare Professionals2
Healthcare Externship 2

Healthcare Law students must also complete at least two of the following elective courses:
Course NameCredit Hours
Administrative Law: Federal2
Employment Relations3
Nonprofit Organizations2
MBA- Healthcare Economics3 sem. hours
MBA- Healthcare Administration3 sem. hours
MBA- Healthcare Operations1 sem. hour

For more information, see Professor Souter or Associate Dean Jackson.
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