This LL.M. in Health Law is an advanced degree designed to serve two types of lawyers: those seeking an in-depth introduction to the practice of health law and those who are currently practicing and wish to increase their exposure to new developments in health law. This highly selective program allows each student individual attention and close faculty supervision. LLM students are encouraged to complete scholarly writing, attend the health law colloquia and participate in directed research projects. Students may choose from a range of foundational and specialized health law and policy courses and learn from faculty with more than 177 years of collective health law teaching experience. LL.M. students are also offered externship opportunities including the Health Law Semester in Washington, D.C.
Requirements for the LL.M. in Health Law include:
- 24 credits of law courses
- master’s thesis of publishable quality
- up to six credits of directed research
- up to six credits in academic disciplines outside the law school
Our LL.M. graduates work across the country where the Center’s reputation is highly regarded. The LL.M. in Health Law prepares attorneys to work in the nation’s leading law firms specializing in health law; large health care systems; federal and state agencies; academic medical centers; and, provider trade associations.