Pace University welcomes go-getters who want to make an impact in healthcare organizations. We holistically review all applications to the Advanced Certificate in Health Law and Policy to ensure students are prepared to succeed in a program focused on complex legal issues. Applicants are not required to hold a degree in law or have prior legal experience.

There are two opportunities to start per year. The upcoming start date is August 22, 2022.

We review applications to the online health law certificate program on a rolling basis. You can expect to receive an admission decision within two weeks following receipt of your application and supporting documents.

If you have questions or need help with your application, please contact an admission advisor by calling (866) 858-8226 or emailing lawonline@pace.edu.


Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 for most recent degree

Admission Materials

To apply, submit the following:

  • Online application form; note Electronic Application Processing Service fee required ($35.00)
  • Resume
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended
    • Transcripts may be sent directly from the institution to admissions@law.pace.edu.
    • Official transcripts may also be mailed to:
      Office of Law Admissions
      Pace University Elisabeth Haub School of Law
      78 North Broadway
      White Plains, NY 10603
  • Personal statement
    • Your two-page personal statement should explain your reasons for pursuing the Advanced Health Law and Policy certificate and how this credential will further your career aspirations.
  • TOEFL, IELTS or Duolingo scores (for international applicants)
    • If your native language is not English, you must submit evidence of English language proficiency. The Graduate Admissions Committee strongly prefers TOEFL scores of at least 90, IELTS scores of at least 6.5, or Duolingo scores of at least 120.
    • The law school may allow for conditional admission whereby the student takes an English program offered by Pace’s English Language Institute and receives a passing grade.

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