Combine your affinity for the law with one of the fastest growing areas in that field: healthcare. The dual JD/MS covers the intersection of health and law, creating versatility in your career. Apply through the Sturm College of Law and meet all standard requirements for law school, then your application will be reviewed for the master’s degree. You must pursue the Managing Legal Issues in Healthcare concentration for the dual degree.
At a Glance
Skills You'll Learn
Navigate the intersection of health and law
Critique legal and regulatory systems that impact healthcare
Handle intellectual property and research regulations
Plan out your schedule and determine your preferred timeline for completing your master's degree—finish in as few as 18 months or take up to five years.
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Flexible Online Classes
We understand the demands of balancing work, friends and family, and school can be challenging. That's why at University College, you can complete your program entirely online. Our online learning platform makes it easy to work anywhere at any time.
Our programs are developed and updated with the input of advisory boards composed of industry leaders and employers. This ensures that you'll learn what employers are looking for, and gain the most current information with a view to future industry trends, connecting you to future success.
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Accreditation & Associations
University College programs maintain the highest level of accreditation offered by The Higher Learning Commission, one of the regional accrediting bodies recognized by the federal government. The University of Denver and all of its academic programs are regionally accredited by this commission, and regional accreditation is the highest standard for universities in the United States.
To ensure our programs meet industry needs, the curriculum is closely aligned with national organizations such as the American College of Healthcare Executives and Medical Group Management Association, as well as local organizations such as the Denver Medical Study Group.