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Healthcare Compliance, M.Jur.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
The Master of Jurisprudence in Healthcare Compliance at Stetson University is an intensive, online program designed for healthcare professionals without a legal background who wish to gain an advanced understanding of healthcare laws and regulatory compliance issues.


The Master of Jurisprudence at a Glance

This comprehensive, two-year Master of Jurisprudence in Healthcare Compliance at Stetson University provides non-lawyers working in the healthcare field with an in-depth understanding of regulatory compliance law as it pertains to healthcare practice, administration and clinical research. Gain experience through practical learning opportunities, increase your regulatory compliance literacy, and discover new potential for your career.

Become Tomorrow’s Compliance Leader

  • Enhance your existing skill set in this highly sensitive industry.
  • Gain the experience and skills needed to assume a leadership role in healthcare and regulatory compliance.
  • Learn to assess and manage risk, analyze and solve compliance challenges, and effectively communicate legal issues.
  • Improve patient outcomes and experiences with your knowledge of compliance and healthcare law.

Healthcare Compliance Program Highlights

  • Four semester, 30-credit online program
  • In-demand areas of study such as risk management, regulatory science, and healthcare compliance
  • Partnerships with USF College of Medicine, Bay Pines VA Healthcare, and Adventist  Systems
  • GRE not required with appropriate work experience

Why pursue a Master of Jurisprudence in Healthcare Compliance?

  • Experienced healthcare professionals and recent graduates benefit from an interdisciplinary program that combines legal philosophy with relevant, practical learning opportunities.  
  • 100% online program means you don’t have to relocate.
  • Meet the growing demand for healthcare professionals with an advanced legal background.
  • Gain a competitive edge for career advancement and discover new career opportunities.
  • Build an understanding of the U.S. legal system and its impact on healthcare.
  • Get access to Stetson Law's alumni network, connecting with professionals who assist students and fellow graduates with career placement.

Compliance and regulation affect every aspect of the healthcare field. A thorough understanding of healthcare law will better prepare you to navigate the evolving landscape and solve tomorrow’s healthcare compliance challenges.

Programme Structure

Required Courses

  • Overview of Legal System
  • Fundamentals of Contract Law
  • Health Care Programs & Benefits
  • Ethics & Professionalism
  • Law & Aging
  • Guardianships & Alts
  • Legal Research
  • Health Care Organizational Structure
  • Financing Health Care
  • Technology in Healthcare compliance
  • Project
  • HR & Management Issues
  • Fraud & Abuse

Elective Courses

  • Technology in Healthcare Compliance
  • Healthcare Organizational Structures
  • Financing Healthcare
  • HR & Management
  • Fraud and Abuse
  • Enterprise Based Risk Management
  • Policy and Procedure Drafting & Development
  • Advanced Health Law

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • Complete application form
  • Personal Statement or less than 1,200 words answering the question: “What are your professional goals and how would the M.Jur. program enhance your career?”
  • Complete official transcripts from all colleges, universities and graduate or professional schools attended
  • GRE score, if applicable
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Resume or C.V.

Additional Documents for Foreign Applicants:

  • TOEFL score (>=88 internet-based) –OR- IELTS score (>=6.5), if applicable
  • Complete Financial Declaration Form (for those needing visas)
  • Credential Evaluation of Transcripts and Degrees

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    900 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 900 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    900 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 900 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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cholarships are available for outstanding students admitted to Stetson Law's M.Jur. in Healthcare Compliance program. The funding will be split between 4 semesters and to continue to qualify, an applicant must maintain good academic standing through the duration of the program.

To apply for a scholarship, an applicant should submit a one-page, double-spaced statement indicating the reasons for applying for a scholarship. Please include financial, academic, and personal information relevant to the request. This should be separate from the personal statement submitted for the program application. The scholarship statement should be submitted via email to the International Programs Office.

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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