Master Contemporary Legal Challenges in Health Care

It sometimes seems like the health care universe is reinventing itself every day. And as medical interventions—and health care organizations—become increasingly complex, so do the legal issues surrounding them. The Master of Laws (LL.M.) program at Nova Southeastern University's Shepard Broad College of Law offers a focus in Health Law, giving you an opportunity to zero in on how law and health care intersect, providing you with a deep knowledge of health-related legal challenges. If you work in the health care arena, this track gives you the opportunity to add essential value to your role in the organization.

Quick Facts


Earn a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree from NSU in one or two years after successfully completing 30 academic units.

Delivery Options

LL.M. programs are delivered in hybrid format, with a mix of on-campus and online courses.


Visit the Tuition and Fees page for more information.

Start Dates

Start the program in August (Fall), January (Winter), or May (Summer).

*International students pursuing the U.S. Practice Track for Foreign Lawyers must study on campus and start their program in the fall.

What You'll Learn

If you choose to follow the Health Law track, you can build legal expertise in key areas, including:

  • Disability Law
  • Health Care Compliance
  • Health Care Organizations, Regulations & Access Health Law
  • Health Policy, Bioethics & Quality of Care
  • Insurance Law
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Mental Health Law
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Professional Communications
  • Workers Compensation
Learn more about these and other courses in the Health Law area of focus.

A Dynamic and Rigorous Curriculum

You may elect to take cross-listed JD courses.

Courses available on campus and online. Most J.D. electives that are not subject to enrollment restrictions will be made available as LL.M. electives.

Consult semester schedules and registration information.

 Select courses that reflect your interests and meet graduation requirements.

Note the prerequisites that are listed as part of the course description.

Failure to have taken prerequisites may result in involuntary withdrawal from a course, with a loss of credits and possible delay of graduation.

One advanced legal writing course is required for the LL.M.

Options include Professional Communications, IP Licensing and Drafting, and Appellate Drafting.

Build a Powerful Network

The NSU Law Mentoring Program offers students and alumni the chance to network with one another on a regular basis. This program gives you a pivotal opportunity to build a lifelong network as you learn from law alumni and local attorneys in the practice field that most interests you.

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Take The Next Steps

If you are ready to make a world of difference—in your career and in society—think of us as your support team. We’ve created a range of well-respected master's degrees that fit into your schedule. Two years from now, you could be driving change in your life and in the wider world. What are you waiting for?

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