Dual-Degree Programs

JD with Concentration in Health Policy and Law

The JD with concentration in Health Policy and Law is designed to meet the needs of lawyers working in the area of health policy and law who are looking to enhance their practical skills and substantive knowledge as well as lawyers aiming to enter the field. With the implementation of the US Affordable Care Act and the proliferation of global health challenges and increasingly complex issues of bioethics, this is a dynamic and ever-expanding field of legal practice. This in-depth program helps prepare lawyers who aim to work with health care providers and insurers, government regulatory agencies, firms handling pharmaceutical products liability and toxic tort cases, and NGOs and community-based organizations in the United States and abroad, among others.

LLM with Concentration in Health Policy and Law

For those especially interested in health law, Northeastern offers a concentration in health policy and law, which is open to seasoned practitioners in the health law field as well as veteran lawyers aiming to transition into the field, who are looking to round out their professional qualifications and boost their marketability. 

Institutes and Programs