Online Master of Laws in Health Law and Policy
Online Master of Arts in Health Law and Policy

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Two Health Law and Policy programs are available.

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Develop your health law literacy.

Position yourself to advance your career by differentiating yourself with expertise in health law and policy. We offer two pathways into our master’s of law online programs. Explore our professional pathways and define your future—and the future of health care.

link box 1 img 100% online, no campus residency
link box 2 img No LSAT/GMAT/GRE exam required
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link box 4 img Top ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the Best Law Schools

Our Health Law Programs

Hofstra Law's
Master of Arts in Health Law and Policy

Experienced health care and legal professionals can complete this program in just 11 courses over 24 months. Learn to speak the language of health law and distinguish your role as a leader with specialized health care compliance expertise. Practically examine the laws, regulations and policies that have shaped the health care system for decades. Then use your new command of the law to define health care's future.

Hofstra Law's
Master of Laws in Health Law and Policy

Complete our master's degree in law in just 9 courses and graduate in just 18 months. Our program is designed for experienced legal professionals seeking to build a lasting future as expert legal counsel. Learn to speak the language of health care so you can help your clients confront complex compliance matters—from the Affordable Care Act and Medicare to payment systems and biotechnology. Apply your specialized legal knowledge in the courtroom, negotiations, business and beyond.

Why Choose Hofstra Law?

There's a New Way to Get Into Law School

We pioneered fully integrating clinical education into a traditional law school curriculum. Now, we're building on our tradition of innovation by bringing our program online. Our online health law programs are designed with flexibility for working professionals without compromising the intellectually rigorous learning experience.

Access coursework from anywhere you have an Internet connection. Take a closer look at what the online learning experience is like with us:

  • Learn at your convenience: Coursework is 100% online. You will never be required to come to campus, though we would love to see you at graduation.
  • Collaborate with peers: We designed our program to be reflective of health law practice. That means you will collaborate with professionals from both health and law.
  • Start on your schedule: We offer three start dates throughout the year, so you can enroll in the program when the time is right for you.
  • Enjoy 24/7 support: Whether you need technical help or reminders about important deadlines, we offer support from admissions through graduation.
  • Simplified admissions: We do not require GMAT/GRE scores for our health law programs.

Is a Master's Degree in Law Right for You?

Let's Find Out.
Hofstra Law's online health law programs are designed to empower our graduates. Develop the insights and abilities to navigate, innovate and utilize health law to drive change. Our law graduates stand out as authoritative thought leaders in their focus areas. You could be next.

Are You a Health Professional?

As you know, the U.S. health care industry is divided into many distinct yet interrelated sectors. If you want to make a greater global impact, consider learning the intricacies of health law.

With so many possibilities available to you in this field, you may also be considering health administration programs or a master's in public health. But no other program will provide you with the legal angle that gives your career a competitive edge.

By earning this distinguished credential, you can qualify for some of the highest-paying jobs in health care administration.

Hofstra Law's Master of Arts in Health Law and Policy is an ideal choice for:

  • Advanced Practice Nurses
  • Health Administrators
  • Physicians
  • Insurance Professionals
  • Health Educators
  • Health Care Social Workers
  • Social Community Service Managers
  • Compliance Officers

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Do You Work in the Legal Profession?

If you're ready to distinguish your role in the legal profession, the Master of Law online program offers practicing attorneys a way to specialize their legal practice. Hofstra Law's Master of Arts in Health Law and Policy program also offers a path for non-lawyers. You already know the law. Now learn the language of health care.

Within the expansive universe of health care, there are limited legal resources, yet the entire system is governed by an assortment of laws and policies. That's why no other area of law offers more opportunity for your professional pathway.

Most of the fastest-growing occupations can be found in health care. The ever-changing health care industry is now an in-demand legal field.

Hofstra Law's Master of Laws in Health Law and Policy or Master of Arts in Health Law and Policy are designed for:

  • Lawyers
  • Paralegals
  • Law Firm Partners
  • Arbitrators
  • Mediators
  • Conciliators

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Faculty & Curriculum

Hofstra Law is known for our top scholars and educators. Designed by health law experts, our course content goes beyond the classroom. Our class discussions cover whatever topics happen to be making headlines. We address the core issues changing the business of health care and transforming the rights of patients everywhere.

Our Focus Areas

  • The American Legal System
  • The Affordable Care Act
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Drug Development
  • Biotechnology
  • Public Health
  • Disability & Discrimination

Gitenstein Institute for Health Law and Policy

Many of the faculty members who participate in the online health law and policy programs are actively involved in projects and developing programs at the Gitenstein Institute for Health Law and Policy. The institute’s projects include outreach efforts, advocacy, policy examination and programs that are helping to reshape the health care world today. Learn from leaders who lead by doing and teaching how it’s done.