Law and Public Health


A four-year program offered by UCLA Law and the UCLA fielding School of Public Health, leading to a J.D. and a Master of Public Health.

UCLA’s joint-degree program in Law and Public Health prepare students to work in the dynamic and expanding field of health law: in traditional civil or criminal law practice; in representing healthcare providers, patients, governmental units or consumers; or in the regulation of the healthcare system and development of health policy. The program requires satisfactory completion of 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 the public health specialization, and completion of a field-training requirement.

More Info about the M.P.H. Requirement

For more information about the Master of Public Health portion of the Joint Degree Program, call 310.825.5524.

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