Our academic programs are for law graduates who wish to supplement their legal training and develop their expertise in health law.
The innovative full- or part-time courses of study explore the intersections of health and law, including global health governance, infectious diseases and the law, noncommunicable diseases and the law, health and human rights, trade law and health, bioethics, food and drug law, and access to health care. Read more about our academic programs, including our faculty and courses, here.
Health Law LL.M. Degree Programs
Georgetown Law’s one-year (or part-time equivalent) LL.M. program in National and Global Health Law allows students to develop expertise at the intersections of health and law, including in the areas of global health governance, infectious diseases and the law, noncommunicable diseases and the law, health and human rights, trade law and health, bioethics, food and drug law, and access to health care.
The LL.M. in Global Health Law and Governance is a one-year full-time LL.M. program, in which students spend the fall semester at Georgetown Law in Washington D.C. and the spring semester at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland.
The J.D./LL.M. in National and Global Health Law degree program enables Georgetown Law students to earn both a J.D. degree and an LL.M. in National and Global Health Law in a total of seven full-time semesters (or longer if completed on a part-time basis).
A joint program in which students spend their first year in residence at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health completing the Masters of Public Health (MPH) and their second year at Georgetown completing the LL.M. in National and Global Health Law.
Health Law Certificates
The Food and Drug Law Certificate is a 10-credit non-degree program that examines the regulation of food, tobacco, cosmetics, and medical products, including dietary supplements, drugs, biologics, and medical devices.
The U.S. Health Law Certificate is a 10-credit non-degree program that examines health care law and regulation in the United States, including public health programs and regulations, health care access and financing, the private insurance market, and Medicaid.
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