Health Law Certificate Program Requirements

The program requirements are:

  • 2 Required Upper Level Courses
  • 2 Core Elective Courses
  • At least 1 additional elective
  • 2 credits minimum in a skills course
  • Paper in satisfaction of upper level writing requirement

 

Required Upper-Level Courses

Current Issues in Health Law
Term Class Schedule Professor(s) Course Credits
Fall Term 2019-2020
Tuesday
4:30 pm
6:00 pm
Room:
LAW G46

Professor

1
Spring Term 2019-2020
Monday
4:30 pm
6:00 pm
Room:
LAW G13

Professor

1
Health Law & Policy
Term Class Schedule Professor(s) Course Credits
Fall Term 2019-2020
Monday, Wednesday
10:30 am
11:45 am
Room:
LAW G20

Professor

3

CORE ELECTIVE COURSES

Electives

Choose 2 courses from this list of electives.

Bioethics and Law
Term Class Schedule Professor(s) Course Credits
Spring Term 2019-2020
Tuesday
Thursday
9:00 am
10:15 am
Room:
LAW 109

Professor

3
Health Care Fraud and Abuse
Term Class Schedule Professor(s) Course Credits
Spring Term 2019-2020
Thursday
2:00 pm
3:50 pm
Room:
LAW 120

Professor

3
Public Health Law
Term Class Schedule Professor(s) Course Credits
Spring Term 2019-2020
Wednesday
10:30 am
1:20 pm
Room:
LAW G46

Professor

3

Choose 2 courses from this list of electives.

ADDITIONAL ELECTIVES

Related Courses

Bioethics and Law
Term Class Schedule Professor(s) Course Credits
Spring Term 2019-2020
Tuesday
Thursday
9:00 am
10:15 am
Room:
LAW 109

Professor

3
Biotechnology Law
Term Class Schedule Professor(s) Course Credits
Fall Term 2019-2020
Wednesday
3:30 pm
5:20 pm
Room:
LAW G18

Professor

2
Business Planning, Entrepreneurship & Technology
Term Class Schedule Professor(s) Course Credits
Fall Term 2019-2020
Monday
4:30 pm
6:20 pm
Room:
LAW G13

Professor

2
Commercializing New Technologies
Term Class Schedule Professor(s) Course Credits
Fall Term 2019-2020
Monday
6:20 pm
9:20 pm
Room:
LAW G13

Professor

Professor

3
Elder Law Seminar
Term Class Schedule Professor(s) Course Credits
Spring Term 2019-2020
Monday
12:30 pm.
2:20 pm
Room:
LAW 118

Professor

3
Law of Disability Discrimination (The)
Term Class Schedule Professor(s) Course Credits
Spring Term 2019-2020
Tuesday
4:30 pm
6:20 pm
Room:
LAW G12

Professor

2
Mental Health Law
Term Class Schedule Professor(s) Course Credits
Spring Term 2019-2020
Thursday
4:30 pm
6:20 pm
Room:
LAW G13

Professor

Professor

2

SKILLS COURSES

Skills

D.C. Externship
Term Class Schedule Professor(s) Course Credits
Spring Term 2019-2020

Professor

8 - 10
Elder Law Lab
Term Class Schedule Professor(s) Course Credits
Spring Term 2019-2020
Wednesday
12:30 pm.
3:00 pm
Room:
LAW 118

Professor

4
Health Law Clinic
Term Class Schedule Professor(s) Course Credits
Fall Term 2019-2020
Monday, Wednesday
2:00 pm
4:20 pm
Room:
LAW 120

Professor

7
Spring Term 2019-2020
Monday
Wednesday
2:00 pm
4:00 pm
Room:
LAW G13

Professor

7

Upper Level Writing Requirement

A paper on a topic in health law in any course or seminar that satisfies the Upper Level Writing Requirement. For more information, consult the program director.

Additional Related Courses: Other Graduate Level Courses

All Pitt Law students may take a maximum of 6 credits of graduate level courses outside the School of Law for credit toward the Health Law Certificate with permission of the program director.  Courses that are especially relevant are those offered by the Department of Health Services Administration in the Graduate School of Public Health, the Center for Bioethics and Health Law, and the Heinz School of Public Policy and Management at Carnegie-Mellon University. See http://my.pitt.edu, PeopleSoft, Self-Service, Browse Catalog for a listing of all Pitt courses. For advice about taking courses outside the law school, you may wish to consult the Health Law Certificate Program Director.