Certificate in Health Care Compliance

Certificate Level: Graduate
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree
Certificate Type: Post-Baccalaureate
Number of Credits to Completion: 15.0
Instructional Delivery: Online
Calendar Type: Semester
Expected Time to Completion: 1.5 years
Financial Aid Eligibility: Not aid eligible
Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code: 51.0717
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 13-1041

About the Program

The certificate in health care compliance is a post-baccalaureate, non-degree program designed for individuals to develop and improve career-related skills in the focused area of health care compliance. The program includes a core of legal compliance and risk assessment classes, and in-depth study of crucial issues in health care regulation. Ideal candidates include individuals working in the health care field who would benefit from focused legal knowledge regarding compliance, as well as individuals seeking career changes. 

Admission Requirements

  • A completed application
  • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools attended)
  • Resume
  • Additional Requirements for International Students

This program is designed to be completed on a part-time basis and requires 15.0 semester credits. Students usually finish this program in 1.5 years. If a student needs to decelerate, they should not exceed 2.5 years. Students may apply for transfer in to the Master of Legal Studies program prior to completing their certificate, and apply all earned credits toward the Master of Legal Studies.

Required Courses
LSTU 504SHealth Care Rules and Regulations3.0
LSTU 505SHealth Care Quality, Patient Safety and Risk Management3.0
LSTU 506SPatients and Privacy: HIPAA and Related Regulations3.0
LSTU 501SCompliance Skills: Auditing, Investigation & Reporting3.0
LSTU 507SRisk Assessment and Management3.0
Total Credits15.0

Sample Plan of Study

First Year
FallCredits
LSTU 507SRisk Assessment and Management3.0
LSTU 505SHealth Care Quality, Patient Safety and Risk Management3.0
 Term Credits6.0
Spring
LSTU 504SHealth Care Rules and Regulations3.0
LSTU 506SPatients and Privacy: HIPAA and Related Regulations3.0
 Term Credits6.0
Second Year
Fall
LSTU 501SCompliance Skills: Auditing, Investigation & Reporting3.0
 Term Credits3.0
Total Credit: 15.0
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