Quinnipiac first year medical student, Van Mai, works with Dr. Renika McLeod-Labissiere and her patients at Prospect Family Medicine on May 5, 2015. Image by Johnathon Henninger

Health Care Compliance Certificate

Health care fraud costs Americans tens of billions of dollars each year. As the government continues to crack down on this type of crime, there’s a growing need for skilled compliance officers to join the fight in protecting both patients and providers.

Curriculum and Requirements

Health Care Compliance Certificate
Program of Study

HM 630Corporate Compliance in the Health Care Industry3
or LAWS 340 Corp Compliance in Healthcare Industry
General Management
Select two of the following courses:6
HM 621
Quality Management in Health Care Facilities
HM 660
Human Resource Management in Health Care Administration
MG 603
Project Management
Law Courses
Select two of the following courses:6
HM 657
Health Care Compliance Law
HM 668
Legal Aspects of Health Care Delivery
LAWS 345
Health Law
or HM 646
Law and Medicine
LAWS 352
Health Care Business Transactions
or HM 647
Health Care Business Transactions
LAWS 457
Healthcare Compliance Law
LAWS 542
Healthcare Industry Regulation & Control
or HM 644
Healthcare Industry Regulation
LAWS 544
Advanced Health Law, SW
Financial Management
HM 664Financial Management in Health Care Organizations3
Total Credits18

Admissions Requirements

Application Timeline

Admission to the Health Care Compliance Certificate program of study is considered on a rolling basis throughout the year.

Candidates are encouraged to submit applications as early as possible to ensure consideration for the semester desired.

Admission Requirements

Admission to the Health Care Compliance Certificate program of study is considered on a rolling basis throughout the year. Individuals who have experience in the health care industry and hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited university are encouraged to apply. The program of study is also available to Quinnipiac master of business administration students, juris doctor students, and law students pursuing a combined JD/MBA degree.

Required Documents

A complete application consists of:

  • An application form
  • An application fee
  • 2 recommendations (professional)
  • A current résumé
  • A personal statement
  • Official transcript(s) of all undergraduate and graduate academic coursework


For more information, please call the Office of Graduate Admissions at 800-462-1944 or e-mail graduate@quinnipiac.edu.