Program Overview

Loyola University Chicago offers a Master of Laws in Health Law Program for Attorneys degree. This degree is well suited for attorneys who wish to become experts in health law. The program is administered by the Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy. Graduates will have learned about the legal, regulatory, political, ethical, and economic aspects of health law.
The Master of Laws in Health Law Program for Attorneys degree consists of 24 credits and can potentially be completed in one year. Full-time and part-time schedules are available for the degree. Part-time students can expect to finish the program within two years. The program can be started in the fall, spring, or summer term; however, students must be enrolled throughout the entire year. All courses for this program are available online. Interested students should have basic computer skills in order to complete the program.

The online LLM health law degree requires students to complete required, core, and elective courses. The required courses include Introduction to Health Law and Policy, Administrative Law and Regulation, Health Care Business and Finance, Health Care Payment and Policy, and the LLM Thesis Project. The Introduction to Health Law and Policy course must be taken during a student’s first term. Students begin the LLM Thesis Project during the last term of the program. This program gives students the choice to pick one of two core courses. Students are required to take eight credits in LLM-Only Electives and General Health Law Electives. Although this is an online program, students are required to come to the Loyola Chicago Campus two times for an Education Immersion Weekend. During this time, students will discuss their thesis topics and consult with students, experts and other professionals about their thesis. The program requires prospective students to hold a JD degree from an ABA-accredited Law School or be licensed to practice in the state or country of residence. Students must also have experience in the legal or health care profession.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission


    Students must hold a JD degree from an ABA-accredited Law School OR must be licensed to practice law in the state or country of residence. They must also have 3 years of experience in the legal or health care profession.

    School Overview

    Loyola University Chicago is a two-year public school located in Chicago, Illinois. LUC was founded in 1870 by the Roman Catholic Society of Jesus as St. Ignatius College. Today, the school is the largest Jesuit University in the United States and is one of the 28 members of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. The institution is associated with the Roman Catholic Church in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions. Although the school is primarily Roman Catholic, LUC encourages each person to celebrate their personal faith and to respect and learn from other people of faith within our Loyola community.

    Loyola University Chicago offers associate's, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees, certificates of completion at the graduate level, and doctorate degrees. LUC is home to the following schools and colleges:

    • College of Arts and Sciences
    • Arrupe College
    • Quinlan School of Business
    • School of Communication
    • School of Continuing and Professional Studies
    • School of Education
    • The Graduate School
    • School of Law
    • Stritch School of Medicine
    • Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing
    • School of Social Work

    Classes are offered during the daytime, evening, and weekend. Online degrees are offered at all levels from most schools.


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