Advanced Certificate in Health Law & Policy

Careers related to the health care and bio-tech industries, particularly near the Law School’s campus in Westchester, are on the rise. Health care jobs sit at the intersection of science, technology and the law. Skilled lawyers will be needed in so many areas of this field, including understanding the implications of new regulations, advising health-related corporations and organizations on transactional and compliance matters, and influencing policy. The Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University is uniquely suited to provide graduates with the skills they will need to compete in this new marketplace.
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Advanced Certificate Requirements

The Advanced Certificate in Health Law & Policy is awarded to JD students upon their graduation from the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University.

To earn the Certificate, students must earn 15 credits, with the following required courses:

Health Law in America (4 CR);
Bioethics and Medical Malpractice (3 CR);
Public Health Law (3 CR); and
Health Law in America (2 CR)

The remaining credits may be satisfied with a list of electives. Courses include: Accounting for Lawyers, Constitutional Law Seminar: End of Life Issues, Corporate Finance, Elder Law, Environmental Litigation and Toxic Torts, Food Systems Law , Guided Research or Directed Research (Health Law topic), Clinic - Equal Justice America Disability Rights/ Health Law Clinic, Externship: Legal Services/Public Interest/Health Law, Health Law & Policy Seminar, Insurance LawLegislative and Regulatory Process, and more. 

Students must submit an application for the Advanced Certificate in Health Law & Policy to the Registrar’s Office during the semester prior to their graduation.

Further information on the Advanced Certificate in Health Law & Policy and qualifying courses may be obtained from the Registrar's Office.

Enrollment in the Advanced Certificate in Health Law & Policy is available for non-matriculated students who already have a JD. Please contact Jill I. Gross, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law, for additional information.