Online Master of Laws in Health Law and Policy

Admissions and Tuition

Graduate in as few as 18 months.

The Master of Laws in Health Law and Policy program is designed for working lawyers, paralegals, law firm partners, arbitrators, mediators and conciliators. Learn how to deliver expert legal counsel to clients confronting complex compliance matters — from health care payment methods to the regulation of the Medicare and Medicaid systems to the ethics of biotechnology.

Why Choose Hofstra Law for Your Online LLM in Health Law and Policy?


Coursework is 100% online — no campus visits.


Benefit from 24/7 technical support.


No LSAT, GMAT or GRE required.


Choose from three start dates — fall, spring or summer.


Graduate in as few as 18 months.

Admissions Requirements

A JD or a bachelor of laws degree LLB is required to enroll in this program.

Candidates who have received their academic legal training from an institution outside the United States will need to either (1) register with the LLM Credential Assembly Service or (2) submit official law school transcripts and TOEFL reports directly to the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. Candidates who choose not to register with LSAC’s LL.M. Credential Assembly Service will need to make arrangements for one set of original transcripts printed in the school’s native language and one set printed in English to be sent to and evaluated by the World Education Services credential evaluation service, Applicants whose academic legal training was in a language other than English are required to present a recent score from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) from the Educational Testing Service (ETS, or Hofstra Law’s institution code is 2295. Our Admission Committee looks for students who have achieved an Internet-based-TOEFL (IBT) score of 100 or higher, paper-based TOEFL score of 600 or higher or computerized TOEFL score of 250 or higher. If you believe your English proficiency qualifies for a waiver from these examinations, please write to with an explanation.

International students with a foreign law degree seeking to sit for a U.S. state bar exam should speak with their state bar association to determine the eligibility requirements.

International transcripts require a credential evaluation. All original documents that are not in English require a certified English translation.

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Tuition for the online Master of Laws in Health Law and Policy (including fees) is billed at a per credit hour rate for 25 credits. For information regarding costs, please visit the “Tuition and Fees” page on the Hofstra University website.

Note: Tuition is subject to change.

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Whether you’re ready to start today or just beginning to investigate your options, email us at, or call (516) 463-6414 to speak to us about your future or to register for classes today.

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