This program is designed for individuals who do not wish to practice law, but regularly encounter legal and ethical issues in their health care professions. The certificate provides a sophisticated and nuanced understanding of how laws and regulations operate within health care organizations, business arrangements with insurers and providers, delivery of care, and scope of practice.
Your legal education will teach you to “think like a lawyer,” honing your analytical skills, developing better critical thinking, and acquiring the professional skills you need no matter where your education takes you.
University of Arizona Law offers a mix of qualities no other school can match: a small, top-ranked program in the heart of a nationally acclaimed university, exceptional employment outcomes, the most global JD program in the country, and the chance to spend your law school years in Tucson, a cool, eclectic city with a diverse population of nearly one million people named the #4 best city for millennials by Money magazine.
Explore the full range of program offerings at http://law.arizona.edu/programs
College of Law
University of Arizona - Main - Tucson
Arizona Online - Online
In order to complete this application you will need to provide:
1. Your resume or curriculum vitae
2. Personal statement of up to 500 words summarizing qualifications for and interest in this certificate
3. Official academic transcripts and two letters of recommendation*
* Official academic transcripts and recommendations are not required until after an initial offer of admission.
No entrance exam is required for admission.
Domestic and International Online Applicants
International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.
The Graduate Certificate in Health Law for Health Professionals consists of 12 credit units (4 courses at 3 credit units each). A Graduate Certificate in Health Law for Health Professionals will be awarded upon completion of four courses. Students can select any four courses out of the current list of offerings.
The following course may be substited into the program as an elective:
LAW 590A Access to Investigational Medical Products: Clinical Trials, Expanded Access, and Right to Try, 3 units
Certificate units earned with a minimum grade of C, may be applied to the Master of Legal Studies (MLS) https://law.arizona.edu/master-legal-studies-mls.
Please refer to the Graduate Student Handbook for students who are pursuing this program of study.