Loyola University Chicago

Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy

School of Law

Online Curriculum

Overview

The 24-credit Online LLM in Health Law degree program is designed to be completed in two years as a part-time student. Students may start in the program in the fall, spring or summer terms and must remain enrolled for consecutive terms. Online LLM students are also required to attend two Education Immersion Weekends during their time in the program.

Required Courses (credit hours)
All online LLM in Health Law students must take these required courses:

  • 902 - Introduction to Health Law and Policy (3) (must be taken in first term)
  • 903 - Health Care Business and Finance (2)
  • 995 - LLM Thesis Project, Term 1
  • 996 - LLM Thesis Project, Term 2

Electives

Students may choose from elective courses for remaining credit hours. The LLM Curriculum Guide provides a resource for identifying appropriate courses based on areas of interest.

  • 955 - Administrative Law and Health Care Regulation (3)
  • 922 - Advanced Health Care Compliance (2)
  • 931 - Applied Learning Simulation (only offered on select Education Immersion Weekends)
  • 958 - Clinical Research Compliance (2)
  • 836 - Compliance Seminar Series
  • 835 - Compliance Training Methods (1)
  • 924 - Conducting Internal Investigations (2)
  • 835 - Compliance Training Methods (1) (Online)
  • 957 - Corporate Health Care Transactions (3)
  • 925 - Drafting Policies and Procedures (1)
  • 929 - Enterprise Risk Management (2)
  • 838 - European Union Privacy Law (2)
  • 927 - Food and Drug Law (2) 
  • 960 - Fraud and Abuse-Stark Intensive (3)
  • 829 - Global Compliance (2)
  • 910 - Health Care Compliance (2)
  • 956 - Health Care Payment and Policy (2)
  • 904 - Health Care Regulation and Policy (2)
  • 918 - Health Care Privacy and Security (2)
  • 921 - Health Insurance and Health Care Regulation (2)
  • 920 - Health Law Seminar Series (1)
  • 926 - Human Subjects Protection (2)
  • 907 - Law and Bioethics (2)
  • 930 - Leadership and Management Seminar Series (1)
  • 916 - Legal Issues in eHealth (2)
  • 912 - Liability and Dispute Resolution in Health Care (2)
  • 919 - Medical Record Billing and Coding (2)
  • 959 - Physician Regulation and Practice Management (2) 
  • 837 - Privacy Breach Incident Management & Reporting (2)
  • 923 - Privacy Program Management (1)
  • 917 - Public Health and the Law (2)
  • 909 - Risk Management, Patient Safety and Quality (2)

Full course descriptions are available here. Students should consult the Online Course Schedule and law school registration page for a full list of course offerings each term.

Compliance Curriculum and Campus Courses
Students enrolled in the LLM in Health Law degree program may pursue a certificate in compliance studies. Students who earn a certificate are qualified to sit for compliance certification examinations.

Online LLM students may take campus health law courses on a case-by-case basis.  Students must contact their advisor for permission to enroll in online courses. A complete list of campus health law courses is available here

Advising 
For curriculum and course schedule advising, current students may contact HLBLstudentadvising@luc.edu. Prospective students should contact healthlawonline@luc.edu for additional information.

Rights Reserved
The Center for Online Programs reserves the right to amend the degree requirements and to add to or delete from the list of courses that satisfy the degree requirement at any time.