MLS Health Care Compliance Certificate Requirements

Students enrolled in the Master of Legal Studies program at American University Washington College of Law who complete and earn a cumulative 3.0 grade point average within the courses listed below, will be awarded, upon graduation, a Health Care Compliance Certificate (HCCC) indicating that they have completed a concentration of courses in health care law and compliance. Students must take the following courses to be eligible for the HCCC.

  • Introduction to Regulation and Compliance (3 credits)
  • Drafting for Compliance Professionals (3 credits)
  • Introduction to Health Care Law and Compliance (3 credits)
  • Information Privacy and Data Security Law (3 credits)
  • Health Care Fraud and Abuse: Contracting and Compliance (3 credits)

Any questions about the Health Care Compliance Certificate for MLS students should be directed to All MLS students interested in earning the Health Care Compliance Certificate must indicate their interest by contacting during their last term.