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The M.L.S in Healthcare Law is an online 32-credit hour graduate degree that can be completed in 15 months. In developing this program, OU College of Law tapped its considerable faculty expertise to respond to complex and rapidly changing civil, criminal, and administrative health laws.
The M.L.S. in Healthcare Law is invaluable for individuals whose work intersects with healthcare delivery, access, quality, liability, operations, organization, and/or finance.
The OU College of Law M.L.S. in Healthcare Law is a 32-credit hour program which can be completed in 15 months while working full time.
Introduction to the American Legal System
Structure of Health Care Enterprises: Legal Forms, Governance, and Relationships
Quality Control: Licensing, Accreditation, and Quality Regulation
Coding and Billing
Overview of Public Health Care Programs
Regulation of Private Health Insurance – Managed Care
Fraud and Abuse/False Claims
Health Information Management
Anti-Trust Issues in Healthcare Delivery
Health Care Transactions and Contracts
Professional Relationships in Health Care Enterprises
Sources and Types of Liability of Healthcare Institutions and Professionals
Experiencing a Simulated Investigation
Small class size means increased engagement and personal attention for each student. Our cohort-based model ensures that you build strong connections with your classmates and learn from their experiences in the healthcare field.
Faculty members are carefully selected for the Healthcare Law program based on their experience and background in healthcare law. A mix of full-time OU College of Law faculty, practicing attorneys, compliance officers, and medical professionals will challenge and encourage you to think deeply about how law impacts the healthcare industry and your role moving forward
Graduating from the OU College of Law connects you to thousands of graduates. With a rich tradition and history of alumni relationships, graduates have opportunities to build a lifelong network with Sooners.
The online M.L.S. program is an investment in each student’s future, and OU makes every effort to see that each qualified candidate is able to attend. Current students use many types of financing to cover their expenses such as Financial Aid. To learn more, please fill out the form above to speak with one of our enrollment counselors.
In-state tuition is $524.00 per credit hour, out-of-state tuition is $918.50 per credit hour. In addition, there are mandatory fees of $186 per credit hour and a once-a-semester fee of $101.50.
The online M.L.S. is a selective program aimed to educate the leading legal experts and lawyers. To get started, follow these steps:
Contact an Enrollment Counselor to discuss your qualifications and interest in the program.
Fill out your application here.
Provide your supplemental materials, including resume, personal statement, and undergraduate transcripts.
The admissions committee operates under a rolling admission process, and admissions may continue until two weeks before the start of classes. The committee strives to respond to all applicants within two weeks from the time a completed application is submitted.
For more information on the admissions process, please complete the contact form above and an admissions counselor will be in touch shortly.
If you would like to compare the estimated cost of your program with a typical financial aid package, use the cost calculator on our OU Online financial aid page.
In general, University Tuition Waivers cannot be applied to OU Online programs or courses. This includes, but is not limited to, Graduate Assistant Tuition Waivers and faculty/staff waivers.
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