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Healthcare:
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Healthcare has become an increasingly specialized area of the law. This area of concentration provides 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 be 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 students choosing to concentrate in Healthcare complete the following courses:
Course NameCredit Hours
Elder Law2
Healthcare Fraud & Abuse2
Healthcare Law3
Healthcare: Regulation of Healthcare Professionals2
Insurance3
Healthcare Externship 2

Healthcare 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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May 12
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May 26
    Memorial Day Holiday

July 4
    Independence Day Holiday

July 15
    Upper Level Classes End

July 15
    First Year Classes End

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July 17-18
    First Year Reading Days

July 18
    Upper Level Exam Period Begins

July 19
    First Year Exam Period Begins

July 24
    Upper Level Exams End

July 25
    First Year Exams End

August 2
    Commencement

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