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Health Law

The Health Law certificate program at TU Law enables students with special interests in health care finance, medical malpractice, health care benefits, elder law, disability law, and medical ethics to tailor their academic program to coincide with their professional interests and career goals. Students take courses selected from five categories:

  1. Required core; basic health care law
  2. Health care practice skills
  3. Administrative, employment, and business
  4. Law and society
  5. Health law practice


Health Law Certificate Program Learning Outcomes:

  1. Students will gain substantive knowledge in the area of health law, including but  not limited to, basic health care law, bioethics and elder law, advanced torts, mental health law, social security disability law, healthcare organizations, public health, safety and administration, and business organizations, finance and administration in the health care setting.
  2. Students will engage in experiential learning through the development of health law practice skills, including client interviewing and negotiation, advocacy and litigation skills, as well as externships with health care providers and judicial internships with significant exposure to health law cases.
  3. Students will complete a significant writing project through competition on the National Health Law Appellate Moot Court Team or another national appellate moot court team that involves a problem specifically related to health law issues, or through significant law journal/law review work encompassing health law.