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Health Law

DePaul University

LL.M.
24 months
Duration
1590 USD/credit
1590 USD/credit
1590 USD/credit
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About

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. 

Overview

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:
  • Introduction To American Law And Legal Systems
  • Introduction To 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

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

24 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.5

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

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

  • International

    1590 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1590 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1590 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1590 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    1590 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1590 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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