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M.L.S. in Healthcare Law


The OU College of Law M.L.S. in Healthcare Law is an online 32-credit hour graduate degree that can be completed in as little as 15 months. The M.L.S. in Healthcare Law offers healthcare professionals the opportunity to gain additional knowledge of legal and compliance practices critical in this increasingly regulated and complex industry. This program offers a strong foundation in healthcare law for anyone dealing with regulatory, compliance, contractual and legal issues.

Earning the M.L.S. in Healthcare Law can help healthcare professionals deepen their legal expertise, particularly in the areas of healthcare policy and contract procurement. The curriculum includes the study of laws regulating the delivery and quality of medical services, access to public and private means of payment, as well as transaction, liability and compliance issues in the healthcare industry.

The M.L.S. in Healthcare Law offers you:

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.

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.

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.

Faculty Expertise

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.

Strong Networks Impact Your Life and Career

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.

Find Out More

Find out more about applying to the M.L.S. in Healthcare program today by contacting an admissions representative at 405-322-5338.

Program Financing

The M.L.S. in Healthcare Law is designed to further educate current and prospective leaders within the medical and healthcare fields. The team at OU Law makes every effort to help qualified candidates succeed in the program. Financial aid is available.

The price for the program depends on the whether or not you are a resident of Oklahoma. In-state tuition is $504.00 per credit hour, out of state tuition is $883.50 per credit hour. In addition, there are mandatory fees of $186 per credit hour and a once-a-semester fee of $101.50. To learn more, please fill out the form to speak with one of our enrollment counselors.

The M.L.S. in Healthcare Law is an investment in each student’s future. OU makes every effort to see each qualified candidate is able to attend. Current students use many types of financing to cover their expenses, including scholarships and financial aid. For more information, please fill out the form on this page and an enrollment counselor will get back to you.

Applying to the Program

The M.L.S. in Healthcare Law is a selective program aimed to educate future leaders of the healthcare community. Classes for this program start in May, August and January, and we evaluate applications on a rolling admissions basis.

To apply to the M.L.S. in Healthcare Law program, you’ll need to take the following steps:

  • Complete the Online Application
  • Submit an official transcript from your undergraduate institution and any graduate institution you have attended
  • Write and submit a personal statement on your career goals and reasons for applying to the program
  • Submit a professional resume

All information will be considered as part of your application. Students do not need to submit any test scores, although foreign applicants may be required to submit scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) to demonstrate proficiency in English sufficient to successfully complete the program.

Learn More about OU Law

Find out more about applying to the M.L.S. in Healthcare program today by contacting an admissions representative now at 405-322-5338