Certificate in Health Care Compliance

Certificate Level: Graduate
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree
Certificate Type: Post-Baccalaureate
Number of Credits to Completion: 20.0
Instructional Delivery: Online; Campus
Calendar Type: Quarter
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 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.

Program Requirements

Required Courses
LSTU 551Compliance Skills: Auditing, Investigation & Reporting4.0
LSTU 554Risk Assessment and Management4.0
LSTU 600Health Care Rules and Regulations4.0
LSTU 601Health Care Quality, Patient Safety and Risk Management4.0
LSTU 602Patients and Privacy: HIPAA and Related Regulations4.0
Total Credits20.0

Sample Plan of Study

First Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
LSTU 6004.0LSTU 5514.0LSTU 6014.0LSTU 5544.0
 4 4 4 4
Second Year
FallCredits   
LSTU 6024.0   
 4   
Total Credits 20
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