Online Graduate Programs

Health Law and Healthcare Compliance

$5.8 Trillion

Amount of Health Care Spending Expected by 2027

(Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)

$52 Billion

Estimated Loss to Medicare Fraud in 2017

(Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)

Top 20

Most Innovative Law School

(PreLaw Magazine)

2022 preLaw Top Health Law School

Our program is designed to equip those employed, or seeking employment, in the healthcare field with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in this dynamic and growing industry.

Students pursuing the Health Law and Healthcare Compliance program take courses that permit them to understand the complex and ever-changing laws and regulations that govern the operation of the healthcare industry.

Courses are developed by leading industry practitioners and delivered by faculty working at the cutting edge of this in-demand and evolving field. Courses take a real-world approach to situational problem-solving and risk avoidance so that students walk away able to put what they've learned to immediate use.

  • Medical and Healthcare Management job market has grown by 400% as compared to the average growth across the U.S. Economy, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • $52 Billion—estimated loss to Medicare fraud in 2017 according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

Master’s Degree (100% online)

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Complete in a little over a year
  • Dual degree options available

LL.M. Degree (100% online)

  • J.D. or LL.B. required
  • Complete in one year
  • Dual degree options available

Advanced Certificate in Health Law and Healthcare Compliance (100% online)

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Complete in as little as 3 months

    Online Master’s Degree (30 credits), LL.M. Degree (24 credits), Certificate (9 credits):

    For course descriptions, contact graduateadmissions@albanylaw.edu.

    • HIPAA Compliance
    • Compliance Skills: Auditing, Investigating, Reporting
    • Healthcare Compliance
    • Public Health Law
    • Malpractice
    • Medicare and Medicaid
    • Long Term and Post-Acute Care: Legal, Policy, and Compliance Challenges
    • Mental Health Law
    • Conducting Investigations: Law and Practice
    • Strategic Approaches to Public Health Law and Compliance
    • False Claims Act
    • Anti-Kickback and Stark Act
    • EMTALA
    • Workplace Safety in the Healthcare Setting
    • Human Experimentation (Rules and Regulations)
    • Pharmaceutical Industry (Federal Sunshine Act)
    • Long Term Care Compliance

    Sample of Elective courses (email graduateadmissions@albanylaw.edu for more information)