M.L.S. in Healthcare Law
The M.L.S. in Healthcare Law is an online 32-credit hour graduate degree that can be completed in 15 months. With the increasing complexity in healthcare related to the Affordable Care Act, OU's College of Law has tapped its considerable expertise to develop an online program to meet this demand. This program offers a strong foundation in healthcare law for anyone dealing with regulatory, compliance, contractual, and legal issues.
OU Law Expertise
The M.L.S. in Healthcare Law was built by the faculty at OU with research and input by healthcare experts. This program delivers a broad knowledge of healthcare law and business perspective to help students gain a deeper understanding of the law and regulations facing medical service professionals.
Access to Extensive Sooner Network
Graduating from the OU College of Law connects you to thousands of graduates. With a rich tradition and history of alumni relationships, graduates have opportunities to build a lifelong network with Sooners.
Flexible Delivery on Your Time
Study when it’s convenient for you with an online format that enables you to balance school, work and home. Additionally, this program is delivered in an accelerated format, enabling students to graduate within 15 months while continuing to work full time.
Faculty members are carefully selected for the M.L.S. in Healthcare Law program based on their experience and background in healthcare law. A mix of attorneys, compliance officers and medical professionals will challenge and encourage you to think deeply about how law impacts the healthcare industry and your own role moving forward.
Incredible Student Experience
Small class size means increased engagement and personal attention for each student. Our cohort-based model ensures that you build strong connections with your classmates and learn from their experiences in the healthcare field.
Sample Course Options
|Introduction to the American Legal System||2|
|Structure of Healthcare Enterprises: Legal Forms, Governance and Relationships (non-profits, physician-owned, hospital systems)||2|
|Quality Control: Licensing, Accreditation, and Quality Regulation||2|
|Coding and Billing||2|
|Overview of Public Health Care Programs: Medicare, Medicaid, and the Effects of the ACA (Includes EMTALA)||3|
|Regulation of Insurance, Private Health Insurance, Managed Care, and Effects of the ACA Insurance Co. General Counsel or Insurance||3|
|Fraud & Abuse/False Claims (Stark Law)||3|
|Health Information Management||2|
|Anti-Trust Issues in Healthcare Delivery||2|
|Health Care Transactions and Contracts||2|
|Professional Relationships in Healthcare Enterprises||2|
|Sources & Types of Liability of Healthcare Institutions and Professionals||2|
|Capstone: Experiencing an Investigation||3|
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