Health Law and Policy Certificates

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Health Law and Policy Certificates


The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law's fully online graduate certificates in Health Law & Policy, are the result of an innovative collaboration between expert faculty across law, and the health science colleges with international industry leaders. 

All of the certificate credits can be applied to the Master of Legal Studies, upon acceptance into the program.

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months or less to complete


online & asynchronous courses*


colleges represented

Health Law & Policy courses are developed in collaboration with faculty across the University of Arizona in Law, Business, Engineering, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, and Science as well as with global companies. The courses include expertise from leaders in the field at the Critical Path Institute, Dignity Health, NYU Grossman School of Medicine, Roche Tissue Diagnostics, and many others.

View the certificate course offerings here.


Health Law

Health Law for Health Professionals

Acquire a fundamental understanding of the laws, regulations, and ethics surrounding the health care industry.

Regulatory Science

Receive specialized training in how to accelerate the development of medical products through greater understanding of the ethics, policies, and regulations governing regulatory science in the United States and abroad.  

Aging Law and Policy

Improve your understanding of the legal and ethical issues that intersect with caring for an older population and supporting healthy aging.

Health Information, Privacy, Compliance, and Data Security

Provides students with a strong foundation in the governing laws, cybersecurity measures, data analysis and use, and management issues associated with health information privacy.

Undergraduate Certificate

Undergraduate Certificate

This Certificate provides specialized knowledge of the laws, regulations, and policies governing healthcare. From federal and state legislation to agency regulations, delve deep into evolving and emerging areas of health law, such as health data privacy, risk management and compliance, drug and device approval pathways, and legal rights for older adults. This multifaceted Undergraduate Certificate is open to University of Arizona undergraduate and non-degree seeking students from any major or discipline.

Health Law Students & Alumni

Our students and alumni represent a strong and diverse range of backgrounds, as most students have five or more years of experience as administrators, executives, clinicians, research scientists and entrepreneurs. They practice at a range of organizations from academic medical centers, health systems, consulting agencies, biotech companies, insurance companies to long-term care facilities from across the country and around the world. 

In addition, many graduate students at the University of Arizona pursue a Health Law Certificate in combination with another degree.

Check out what our alumni say about the program.


"This program is beneficial for a wide range of students and working professionals wanting to further their regulatory knowledge. In particular, pharmacy students who are interested in both regulatory science and the pharmaceutical industry should consider this program"

Michael Abrahamson, PharmD, RPh

Alumnus, Graduate Certificate in Regulatory Science


"This program was perfect for me as a non-lawyer who encounters legal issues almost daily in the healthcare setting."

Rebeca Lopez, MBA

Alumnus, Graduate Certificate in Health Law for Health Professionals

Transforming legal education to meet the needs of the future health workforce