12 months
1622 USD/credit 38928 USD/year
1622 USD/credit 38928 USD/year
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The Health Law program from DePaul University has been a leader in the education of future generations of health law partners, policy makers and critical thinkers since its inception in 1984. 


The Mary and Michael Jaharis Health Law Institute is at the center of the program and offers students opportunities to participate in its work—from community and business related programming, to groundbreaking research and policy reform. Guided by outstanding full-time faculty and leading health law attorneys, the curriculum evolves as the field of health care law changes.

The Program

  • Established in 1986, the Health Law program from DePaul University is considered one of the most competitive programs in the nation. Guided by outstanding full-time faculty and leading attorneys, the health law curriculum evolves as health care law and technology change, addressing the demand for lawyers with specialized credentials in this field.
  • You may also earn course credit while gaining valuable practice experience through field placements. Additionally, you may participate in programs conducted by the Mary and Michael Jaharis Health Law Institute.​​

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • American Law And Legal Systems
  • Legal Writing And Research
  • Labor Law
  • Legal Drafting: Health Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Transactional Health Law Practice
  • Health Policy And The Law
  • Bioethics & The Law
  • Disability Law
  • Health Care Delivery Systems
  • Health Care: Fraud And Abuse
  • Health Care Compliance And Regulations
  • Medicare And Medicaid Law
  • Antitrust Issues In Health Care

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application: An application is required for all applicants. Applications can be submitted electronically through the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) or sent directly to the Office of Law Graduate Admissions.
  • Application fee: A $40 nonrefundable application processing fee is required.
  • Personal statement: A personal statement is required and must accompany your application for admission.
  • Resume: It should include a complete employment record and identify honors, scholarships, and commendations received; membership in any bar, scholastic, honorary, and professional associations; as well as community, volunteer and extracurricular activities.
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official law school transcript

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38928 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1622 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    38928 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1622 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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