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Master of JurisprudenceThe Health Care Compliance Law concentration is just one of your options. See the main Master of Jurisprudence program page for details about the overall program and other available concentrations.
M.Jur. in Health Care Compliance Law
As the health care industry continues to grow and evolve in San Antonio and across the nation, professionals in the field are required to manage an increasing diversity of functions.
The industry has seen an increased emphasis on fraud prevention, an expansion of telemedicine and credentialing, as well as antitrust enforcement and health care privacy regulation.
Ideal candidates for the 30-credit-hour M.Jur. program’s health care compliance concentration are working in health care sectors that intersect with the law or are looking to pivot into the health field.
Health Care Compliance Concentration Curriculum
|Required Courses||Credit Hours|
|Fundamentals of the American Legal System (offered online)||2|
|Legal Research and Writing (offered online)||2|
|Contracts (offered online)||4|
|Torts (offered online)||4|
|Administrative Law (or Administrative Law and Regulatory Interpretation online)||3|
|Health Care Law||3|
|Compliance or Health Care Compliance (or Compliance, Ethics and Risk Management online)||3 (or 2 for Compliance, Ethics and Risk Management)|
|Additional Concentration Requirements||Credit Hours|
|Affordable Care Act||2|
|Business Associations (or Business Structures and Statutory Compliance online)||3|
|CMS Regulations and False Claims Act||2|
|Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA)||2|
|HIPAA Privacy and Security||2|
|Institutional Review Board (IRB)||2|
Program components are curated to offer the most efficient delivery of substantive compliance curriculum and procedural fundamentals. This concentration will familiarize you with those concepts required to obtain certification through the Compliance Certification Board.
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Curious which M.Jur. concentration is right for you? Questions about the admission process or the program? Our admission team will work with you to answer any questions and help you through the process when you’re ready.
Learn about the application process, deadlines and requirements for the Master of Jurisprudence program: