Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

Master of Jurisprudence in Health Law


820 N. Michigan Ave

Lewis Towers Suite 1200

Chicago, IL 60611

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Jurisprudence in Health Law

Format: Online

Program Description:

As a health care professional, you know there's always more to learn. And, with health care constantly changing, there are always opportunities to develop new skills and enhance your career, be it in compliance, risk management, patient safety, privacy, consulting, or leadership. But you're also very busy. The Master of Jurisprudence (MJ) in Health Law is an online degree program designed to help you build the skills and knowledge to expand your career on your own schedule. You'll interact with faculty and leaders in the field, acquiring the expertise to navigate issues of health care law, regulation, and policy.

Should you choose to focus in compliance through our accredited program, you will be eligible to receive a Certificate in Compliance, enabling you to sit for compliance industry examinations.

Upon graduation with an MJ in Health Law, you will possess the following knowledge, skills, and professional values:

You will be able to describe the various laws and regulations that impact the health care industry and understand the challenges and opportunities they pose for providers, suppliers, payors, patients, and industry partners.


You will be able to:

  • Integrate laws and regulations into operational policies and procedures to yield best practice and compliance in a variety of health care provider and industry settings
  • Analyze ways that governmental, institutional, and professional policies directly and indirectly influence the health care industry
  • Demonstrate the skills and knowledge necessary to successfully pass the Compliance Certification Board Certified Healthcare Compliance (CHC) certification exam (for students enrolled in the Compliance Certificate option) or other professional certifications
  • Communicate effectively in a professional and credible manner

Professional Values
You will be able to advocate for the changes necessary to advance social justice and equity in the health care system.



Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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