To earn a Certificate in Health Law, a student must complete the 86 credit hours required for the Juris Doctor and must satisfy all JD requirements. Within the elective courses for the JD, a student must complete 6 hours of required courses and 9 hours of elective courses from those listed below. All courses are 3 credits unless otherwise indicated. Certificate courses may not be audited.
An applicant must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.20 in the Certificate courses. If a student takes more than the 15 hours required for the Certificate, all of the health law courses will factor into the final GPA. A student must declare on the Certificate application form all of the health law courses taken, even if a grade is not yet known. A student may earn a maximum of one Certificate while enrolled in law school.