Master's Degree in Paralegal Studies

Specific admissions requirements can be found on the Graduate Program Finder.

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 32 credits, including 20 credits in required courses and 12 credits in courses from one track. 

Required Curriculum

CPS 6294 Independent Research (1-6 credits)
CPS 6298 Practicum (0-3 credits)
PSLX 6210 American Jurisprudence (3 credits)
PSLX 6211 Legal Research and Writing (3 credits)
PSLX 6212 Litigation (3 credits)
PSLX 6223 Contracts (3 credits)
PSLX 6224 Advanced Legal Writing (3 credits)
PSLX 6225 Business Entities (3 credits)
All Courses from one Track
Legal Practice Track
PSLX 6214 Administrative Law (3 credits)
PSLX 6215 Government Contracts Law (3 credits)
PSLX 6226 International Law (3 credits)
PSLX 6227 Intellectual Property Law (3 credits)
Healthcare Corporate Compliance Track
PSHC 6201 Introduction to Health Care Corporate Compliance (3 credits)
PSHC 6202 Compliance with Laws and Regulations I (3 credits)
PSHC 6204 Compliance with Laws and Regulations II (3 credits)
PSHC 6206 Case Studies in Health Care Corporate Compliance (3 credits)
See CPS regulations for additional information regarding enrollment status and time limits.

 

Master's Degree with Concentration in Healthcare Corporate Compliance Curriculum

The master of professional studies (MPS) in the field of paralegal studies with a concentration in health care corporate compliance degree program allows paralegal students to enroll in the master of paralegal studies program and the health care corporate compliance graduate certificate program concurrently and receive both credentials. The MPS is an advanced credential for those who wish to lead the profession in a variety of settings such as law, finance, insurance, consulting, and health care; the graduate certificate is the nationally-recognized industry standard.

At the completion of the program, graduates will have acquired the skills, knowledge, and abilities required to enter the field of health care law. The rigorous curriculum balances analysis and critical thinking with applied skills, and focuses on written and oral communication, research, and managing complex tasks and teams -- all skills that employers demand. The program is offered in both campus and distance learning formats.

Specific admission requirements can be found on the Graduate Program Finder

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