Health Care Law

General Health Law (J.D.)

Cleveland State Univerisy College of Law’s Center for Health Law & Policy offers J.D. students the opportunity to earn a general Health Law Certificate. In order to earn the certificate, students must complete the following required courses:

  • Health Law I (3 credits)
  • Health Law II (3 credits)
  • Health Care Law and Ethics (3 credits)
  • Health Law Externship (3 credits)
  • HIPAA and Privacy (3 credits)
  • Health Law Elective (3 credits)

In order to satisfy the experiential learning requirement, students may enroll in the Community Health Advocacy Law Clinic (CHALC) or complete one of the following externships:

  • Medicare Hearings and Appeals
  • MetroHealth General Counsel’s Office
  • Cleveland Clinic General Counsel’s Office
  • University Hospital General Counsel’s Office
  • Medical Mutual General Counsel’s Office

Students must complete the curriculum with a minimum cumulative grade point average of B (3.0) in health law courses, with no grade below C+.

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