A juris doctor/master of arts (J.D./M.A.) joint degree in healthcare ethics will prepare you for a career path in both the law and health-related fields, setting you apart in fields such as healthcare law and healthcare policy regulation. You’ll understand the legal and ethical implications of healthcare decisions, showing future employers that you have a firm grasp on the complex issues involved in healthcare and its intersection with the law.
A collaboration between the university’s School of Law and the Center for Healthcare Ethics, the program’s interdisciplinary approach will train you in two expanding fields, building your knowledge base and a thorough understanding of both legal and ethical issues in healthcare.
Through experiential learning in clinical settings, you’ll enrich your appreciation and understanding of various health-related practice areas and the range of legal issues you are likely to face in practice. You’ll earn a unique combination of legal and ethical training that will prepare you for an array of professional contexts.