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Health Law

With a joint J.D./Master of Health Administration degree program, uniquely focused specialty coursework, and growing collaborations with the Penn State College of Medicine and College of Nursing, Penn State Law is preparing students to fill the growing demand for professionals in compliance, legal, policy, and regulatory positions in the health care field.

Pilot Concentration Program for the Class of 2020

The Penn State Law faculty has approved this program for current third-year J.D. students and current LL.M. students graduating Spring 2020.  Students may earn Concentration recognition in Health Law using courses from the Selected Courses section below.  J.D. students must earn a minimum of 12 credits and LL.M. students a minimum of 9 credits.  A minimum grade of ā€˜Cā€™ is required for each course being used toward this Concentration. Upon verification of completion, students will receive a document of recognition.

Declare your intent to complete this Concentration - Concentration Declaration Application - Deadline for Spring 2020 Application is January 31, 2020.  

Upon completion of the requirements, submit your academic eligibility ā€“ Concentration Completion Application

Health Law Faculty

Selected Courses:

  • Administrative Law
  • Bioethics & Law
  • Food & Drug Regulation
  • Insurance Law
  • Introduction to Health Law
  • Law and Medicine
  • Public Health Law
  • Veterans and Servicemembers Legal Clinic

Additional Experiential Opportunities: