Health Law Pathway
The Heath Law pathway prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values required by the contemporary health lawyer. Our health care electives and experiential learning opportunities promote understanding of how law works in diverse health care settings and its role in health and access to health care. This pathway prepares students for successful careers as problem-solving lawyers with a particular expertise in health law.
Students will have the opportunity to learn about the inter-disciplinary nature of the field and to work with faculty from FIU’s medical, nursing and public health faculties in addition to the law faculty. Whether or not a student has a specific health law career goal, this pathway will enable the students to develop competencies that are important in a wide range of health law settings, as well as in other legal fields.
There are a number of courses devoted to subjects within the broad area of Health Law as well courses to help you prepare to take the bar examination. Students who want to pursue legal practice in this area should consider the courses below. Other courses, besides those listed, are offered under the FIU College of Law curriculum.
Please view the Schedule of Classes to determine which courses will be offered during the current school year.
Foundation Courses related to this pathway include: Constitutional Law.
- Health Law
- Administrative Law
- Insurance Law
- Medical Malpractice
- Elder Law
- The Health Law & Policy Clinic
- Experiential Externship in Health Law Placement