Law/Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation Sciences

Combine the study of the law with study of health outcomes research, health services research, and program evaluation to meet the changing needs of our health care system.


About the Program

Saint Louis University’s dual-degree program in health outcomes research and law is offered collaboratively between the School of Law and the Center for Outcomes Research.

Curriculum and Program Details

You’ll complete the usual curriculum for SLU’s law degree and our Master of Science in health outcomes research and evaluation sciences, with a few exceptions to the M.S. program.

“Foundations of Medical Diagnosis and Treatment” is required, plus at least two of the following courses:

  • Evaluation Sciences
  • Comparative Effectiveness Research
  • Clinical Trials Design and Analysis

And one of the following electives:

  • Foundations of Medical Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Health Outcomes Measurement
  • Pharmacoepidemiology

Additionally, nine credits from the School of Law will count toward the Master of Science.

Graduates from the program earn both a Juris Doctor and a Master of Science in health outcomes research and evaluation sciences.

Faculty
  • Divya Subramaniam, Ph.D., M.P.H.
  • Michael J. Kolnik, J.D.

Application Requirements

You must be admitted to both the School of Law and the Saint Louis University Center for Outcomes Research, as well as the individual requirements for each program, to pursue this dual degree.

You may apply to the M.S. program concurrently with or following your application to the School of Law.

Apply to the School of Law

Apply to the Saint Louis University Center of Outcomes Research