Degrees and Certificates
The Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy offers four graduate degree programs in health law and policy for attorneys and health care professionals, a Certificate in Health Law program for JD students, as well as non-degree educational programs.
Campus-Based Degree Programs
Loyola University Chicago boasts a diverse campus student community, including students pursuing the JD Certificate in Health Law, the LLM in Health Law for attorneys, and our two doctoral programs. The campus-based program accepts new students to begin each fall term.
JD Certificate in Health Law
This program is designed for students enrolled in Loyola University Chicago’s JD program to specialize in health law. The certificate program consists of coursework, practical experience, and extracurricular involvement.
Master of Laws (LLM) in Health Law
This program is a post-JD master’s degree for attorneys who wish to develop a special expertise in health law. The campus program offers full-time and part-time options.
Doctor of Laws (DLaw) in Health Law
This program is a doctoral degree for health care professionals who have graduated from Loyola’s Master of Jurisprudence (MJ) program in health law. Students carry out research and write a dissertation in the area of health law and policy.
Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD) in Health Law
This program is a doctoral degree for attorneys possessing a Master of Laws (LLM) or its equivalent. Students conduct original research and author a dissertation in the area of health law and policy.
Online Degree Programs
Loyola University Chicago stands at the forefront of online legal education, offering two master’s level degree programs online. This online format allows students from around the world to access their courses 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Classes commence three times each academic year.
This program is a master’s degree for health care professionals seeking a comprehensive understanding of the laws, regulations, and policies governing health care. This program is offered exclusively online. Click here to view the program brochure.
This program is a post-JD master’s degree for attorneys who wish to develop a special expertise in health law. Experienced attorneys can enroll in this program online. Click here to view the program brochure.
Loyola University Chicago’s non-degree programs in health law provide flexibility to study health law without committing to a degree. From enrollment as a student-at-large in health law courses to custom-designed programs for your firm or organization, we invite you to learn more.