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Health Care Compliance, Certificate

Joseph F. Rice School of Law

This post-bachelor’s certificate is for health care professionals and continuing students who want to advance their career, mitigate risk for employers and navigate an ever-changing health care landscape.

Students will gain an advanced understanding of health care systems, applicable laws and regulations in the United States, and legal risks inherent to the field. Taught by accomplished health care professionals and attorneys, the Health Care Compliance certificate is 100 percent online and on-demand and has no GRE or LSAT requirement.

Program Highlights

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    Convenient Courses

    This certificate is offered asynchronously online, allowing you to incorporate it in your schedule as you see fit.

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    Top Faculty

    Learn from accomplished health care professionals and attorneys who are leading in their fields.

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    No LSAT or GMAT

    Gain admittance to this program without taking the LSAT or GMAT, a plus for busy professionals.

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    Apply Credits

    Courses you take for this certificate will also apply to the Master of Studies in Law.

What You’ll Study

You'll take 18 credit hours via six courses: Introduction to the Legal System, Legal Foundations of Health Care Systems, HIPAA and Electronic Medical Records, Medicare Compliance for Medical Facilities, Billing Compliance and Fraud Prevention and Risk Management. You must also complete a comprehensive assessment (or take LAWH 755).

Building Skills

Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.

  • Data Analysis

    Examining and interpreting information to uncover insights and inform decision making

    Legal Knowledge

    Interpreting and applying laws and regulations to specific situations or issues


    Exchanging information and ideas through speaking, writing or other means of expression

  • Analytical Reasoning

    Breaking down complex problems or situations to identify patterns, connections and solutions

    Examine Evidence

    Gathering and analyzing information for decision-making or problem-solving purposes


    Promoting or defending a cause or issue often using awareness, education and policy change

Using your degree

Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.

Potential Careers

  • Hospital Administrator
  • Health Care Compliance Officer
  • Health Insurance Agent
  • Lawyer
  • Educator

Workplace Settings

  • Health Care
  • Law
  • Insurance
  • Teaching