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Online Graduate Programs

Health Law and Healthcare Compliance Degree

$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)

Our program is designed to equip those employed, or seeking employment, in the health care field, with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the dynamic world of health care. Students pursuing the Health Law concentration take courses that permit them to understand the basic laws that impact the health care industry and the complex laws and regulations that govern the operation of the health care industry.

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

Certificate Program (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)