Health Information Management, B.S. to Law, J.D. Accelerated Program
Saint Louis University's accelerated B.S. in Health Information Management to Law, JD, program is designed for students who demonstrate academic success in health management and related coursework and are interested in pursuing a law degree.
The Program in Health Information Management is a unique undergraduate program that blends the study of medical sciences, information technology, legal concepts, and healthcare management.
Students in the HIM Program learn about the complex rules and regulations impacting healthcare and health data. This establishes a strong foundation for students interested in going to law school and pursuing a Juris Doctorate.
This accelerated program enables health information management majors to obtain their undergraduate and graduate degrees in six years.
For additional information see the catalog entries for the following programs:
The B.S. in Health Information Management is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).
Saint Louis University School of Law has been continuously accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) since December 1924. The accrediting body is the Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar of the American Bar Association, 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654, 312-988-6738.
Eligibility requirements include:
Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50.
Students must be in good academic and disciplinary standing with Saint Louis University and the Doisy College of Health Sciences.
Students must be in their fifth semester of collegiate study on the HIM to JD Accelerated Track and apply to SLU Law
Students must be eligible to complete the accelerated curriculum with no more than 15 credits during each semester during year four of the program.
Accepted students begin SLU Law School coursework during the fourth year.
After successful completion of the first year of the SLU Law School coursework, the student will be awarded the B.S. of HIM degree and continue in the SLU Law School program.
Roadmaps are recommended semester-by-semester plans of study for programs and assume full-time enrollment unless otherwise noted.
Courses and milestones designated as critical (marked with !) must be completed in the semester listed to ensure a timely graduation. Transfer credit may change the roadmap.
This roadmap should not be used in the place of regular academic advising appointments. All students are encouraged to meet with their advisor/mentor each semester. Requirements, course availability and sequencing are subject to change.