Health Law

Nova Southeastern University

M.Sc. Online
24 months
732 USD/credit
732 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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Nova Southeastern University's Shepard Broad College of Law has developed online curriculum that can help you take full advantage of the opportunities presented by a career in Health Law. Our Health Law program allows you the freedom and flexibility to maintain your work and home responsibilities, study on your own schedule.


The Master of Science in Health Law program offered by Nova Southeastern University provides health care professionals an understanding of how the field of health care intersects with the law. This program will supply these professionals with the legal knowledge needed to communicate effectively on a variety of issues related to health law. Graduates will be able to understand how to research legal issues and apply knowledge to their chosen professions.

Program Highlights

  • Identifying and researching complex legal issues that intersect law and the health care industry
  • Verbally communicating complex medical law issues using the proper legal terms, including legal citations, to counsel
  • Identifying applicable statutory law, case law, and administrative codes and incorporating those concepts into your healthcare law research and writings
  • The option to generate a thesis and write a scholarly article suitable for publication

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Topics in FDA LAW
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Cyber and Information Crimes
  • Cyber Law and Modern Mass Communications Policy
  • Dealing with Whistleblowers and Preventing Retaliation
  • Effective Advocacy Skills
  • Electronic Commerce and Digital Trade
  • Federal Privacy Law

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the online application. There is a $50 non-refundable application fee, which is payable at the time of application submission. 
  • Official transcripts showing conferred Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university, and, if applicable, official transcripts from any and all college(s) attended (undergraduate and graduate level).
  • Applicants will be evaluated on their ability to work constructively with other professionals in an online environment. This includes, but is not limited to communicating effectively online or in person with faculty, staff and administrators at NSU.
  • A minimum of two years of work experience is required for the MS in Employment and MS in Health Law programs.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    732 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 732 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    732 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 732 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


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

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Health Law
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