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Master of Jurisprudence in Health Law and Health Care Compliance Law

M.Jur. Health Law and Health Care Compliance Law Concentrations

As the health care industry has grown and evolved 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 compliance law concentration are working in health care sectors that intersect with the law or are looking to pivot into the health field.

M.Jur. at St. Mary's Law

The Health Law concentration and Health Care Compliance Law concentration are among many options at St. Mary’s. All are fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on College and have obtained acquiescence from the American Bar Association (ABA).

M.Jur. Overview

Health Care Compliance Concentration Curriculum

Health Care Compliance Required Courses
Required Courses Credit Hours
Fundamentals of the American Legal System 2
Legal Research and Writing I 2
Contracts I (or Contracts I and II online) 3 (or 4 for Contracts I and II online)
Torts 3
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)
Two additional electives from the list must be chosen. Remaining electives are at the discretion of the student with the program director’s approval.
Additional Concentration Requirements Credit Hours
Affordable Care Act 2
Antitrust 3
Business Associations (or Business Structures and Statutory Compliance online) 3
CMS Regulations and False Claims Act 2
Contract Drafting 2
Disability Law 2
Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) 2
Employment Law 3
HIPAA Privacy and Security 2
Institutional Review Board (IRB) 2
Insurance Law 3

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.

Course Listings

Health Law Concentration Curriculum

Health Law Required Courses
Required Courses Credit Hours
Fundamentals of the American Legal System 2
Legal Research and Writing I 2
Contracts I (or Contracts I and II online) 3 (or 4 for Contracts I and II online)
Torts 3
Administrative Law (or Administrative Law and Regulatory Interpretation online) 3
Health Care Law 3
Two additional electives from the list must be chosen. Remaining electives are at the discretion of the student with the program director’s approval.
Additional Concentration Requirements Credit Hours
Business Associations (or Business Structures and Statutory Compliance online) 3
Elder Law 2
Health Care Compliance 3
Insurance Law 3
Products Liability 3

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