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American Legal Studies - Health Law

Hofstra University

24 months
1510 USD/credit 45300 USD/year
1510 USD/credit 45300 USD/year
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The American Legal Studies - Health Law from Hofstra University thus recognizes that to prepare students for the careers in Health Law, they must have significant flexibility to design programs of study that allow them to take advantage of the Law School's broad curriculum, while offering the opportunity for greater specialization.


Apply directly through to the Master’s degree in American Legal Studies - Health Law from Hofstra University. Just make sure you meet the graduate program requirements and the expected English language level. 

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What to expect from studying this American Legal Studies - Health Law program

When studying the American Legal Studies - Health Law from Hofstra University program, you will choose to specialize in one the subjects focusing on the human condition: Anthropology, Languages, Cultural Studies, Ethics, Philosophy, Literature, History, Liberal Arts, and more.  

Learn about how culture grows and transforms and the major events that shaped our human society. You will develop creative and critical thinking. Become part of the discussion and the force of change that will shape our future and create a medium for discourse, idea exchange and the development of new ideas. 

By understanding the various aspects that make us human, you learn to bridge the gap and the differences between different cultures, and focus on the things we have in common, instead of our differences. Teaching is an important component of American Legal Studies - Health Law from Hofstra University, as once you will develop your knowledge of human culture you are responsible for sharing this knowledge with others, creating awareness and educating. 

Accordingly, students may select between a general Concentration in Health Law and more specialized programs of study in Health Law and Bioethics and Health Law: Institutional Structures and Financing.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Health Law
  • Bioethics and the Law 
  • Constitutional Issues in Health Law
  • Disability Law
  • Elder Law
  • Law and Medicine Together
  • Law and Psychiatry
  • The Law of Medical Product Discovery, Development and Commercialization
  • Law’s Response to Reproductive Technology
  • Legal Decision Making for Children and Incompetent Adults v. Representing Health Care Providers
  • Mental Health Issues in the Criminal Justice System
  • Public Health Law, Policy and Ethics
  • Sexuality and the Law

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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Rolling Admission


60 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All information is provided as a guide and does not guarantee entry. Admissions decisions are at the discretion of the university.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, minimum 3.0 GPA and English language requirements in one of the following tests. Additional requirements may apply.
  • GMAT/GRE requirement may apply depending on the program. In addition, the graduate programs may have other/higher requirements with which applications must comply.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    45300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1510 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    45300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1510 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Hempstead

1300 - 2834 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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