Northeastern expands LL.M. with concentration in health law

Northeastern School of Law expanded its LL.M. program this past fall to offer a specialization in health policy and law.

The program is affiliated with Northeastern University’s Program on Health Policy and Law, and is designed to meet the needs of lawyers who are working in health policy and law and hope to enhance their skills, or lawyers who wish to enter this rapidly growing field.

LLM students have the opportunity to take advantage of the university’s interdisciplinary expertise in health policy and law by enrolling in relevant courses in the D’Amore-McKim College of Business, the Bouvé College of Health Sciences and the School of Social Sciences and Humanities.

“This is an exciting new option because it provides students with the opportunity to tailor the program to their specific interests,” said Associate Dean Wendy Parmet, who heads the Program on Health Policy and Law. “With the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, public health challenges, global public health issues, and questions about bioethics, this is a burgeoning field with tremendous options for those who pursue an LLM.”