Joint Degree Programs

Law & Public Health

UCLA’s J.D./M.P.H. program is the first of its kind west of the Mississippi River. A four-year program, it is designed to prepare students to work in the expanding field of health law: in traditional civil or criminal law practice, in representing health care providers, patients, governmental units, or consumers, or in the regulation of the health care system and development of health policy.

JURIS DOCTOR/MASTER OF PUBLIC HEALTH (M.P.H.) (School of Law and School of Public Health)

  • A four-year program (120 weeks of residency credit).
  • Satisfactory completion of at least seventy-three (73) first year and elective Law School semester units and from forty-eight (48) to eighty-eight (88) Public Health quarter units depending upon that Public Health specialization and, including a field training requirement, are required.

For more detailed information about Joint Degree Requirements, please see the Summary of Academic Standards.

Information About the Public Health Portion of the Joint Degree Program:

J.D./M.P.H (Public Health)
(310) 825-5524