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    Mississippi College School of Law
  Jul 21, 2024
2015-2016 School of Law Academic Catalog 
2015-2016 School of Law Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Certificate in Health Law

To receive a Certificate in Health Law, students must complete the following: the required courses (10 credits), at least three courses from the required electives, and at least 6 additional credits from the list of elective courses.  Students must also complete an externship or clinical experience related to Health Law, and their writing requirement must be satisfied with a topic in Health Law or Bioethics. Students must maintain an overall minimum GPA of 3.0 in all courses in the certificate program to complete the certificate requirements. Additionally, students must earn at least a grade of C+ in any individual course that is counted toward the certificate.

Skills Courses (minimum of 3 credits):

Writing Requirement

In addition, to successfully complete the certificate program, a student must complete the writing requirement for graduation on a topic in health law or bioethics as approved by the Faculty Advisor.


Students must apply for admission to a Designated Faculty Advisor for the Health Law Certificate Program.  A student may apply for admission beginning with the registration period for the third semester of law school. However, no application may be made after the drop/add period in the students final semester.