Explore the complex intersection of law and health systems in this program designed for legal professionals, providers, practice managers, or administrators. As a healthcare leader, you’ll be prepared to identify potential concerns that require legal consultation. Learn the common legal issues that relate to healthcare facilities and providers, including professional liability, patient privacy, and payment system management.
At a Glance
Skills You'll Learn
Assess, influence, and implement legal issues affecting health policy
Assess laws that affect payment systems in healthcare with an emphasis on fraud and abuse
Handle intellectual property, research regulations, and introducing new medical products to market
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.
Adjudicators and Hearing Officer Salary: National Average
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.