Health Law Certificate

Health care is one of Nashville’s leading industries, and students can take advantage of this industry strength through the College of Law’s Health Law certificate program. The program offers an array of courses and indicates to prospective employers that a student has specialized knowledge of the health care field. Students obtaining a Health Law certificate will receive a notation on their transcript.

Requirement One: Students must earn a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.00 in the following required courses:

  • Contracts and Sales
  • Torts
  • Business Associations

Requirement Two: Students must successfully complete all of the following courses:

  • Health Law
  • Health Law Practicum
  • Health Care Business and Finance or Health Care Fraud and Abuse Regulation

Requirement Three:  Students must successfully complete at least eight credit-hours of Health Law electives. Courses qualifying as Health Law electives will be announced prior to registration each semester

Requirement Four: Students must complete an upper-level rigorous writing requirement on a health law topic in connection with one of the courses listed in requirement two or requirement three, or a note on a health law topic written for a Belmont University College of Law approved journal.  Students may alternatively complete the writing requirement through another course, not listed above, if the topic is approved in advance by the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.