Health Policy and Law

Health Policy and Law (AS83)

The UC San Diego School of Medicine and California Western School of Law, supported by the UC San Diego Division of Extended Studies and Public Programs, jointly offers a Masters of Advanced Studies in Health Policy and Law.

Program Info

Area of Study Health Sciences
Department Health Policy and Law
Major Health Policy and Law
Degree Master of Advanced Studies
Admissions Terms Fall
Additional Notes

The MAS degree is an entirely self-supporting program and there are currently no discounts available to UC employees. The standard UC Educational Fee and Non-resident Tuition are waived for MAS students. However, MAS students are required to pay a per-unit course fee set by the program. The program does offer a merit scholarship (for U.S. citizens & permanent residents only), with the same deadline as the application deadline. Refer to the financial page on the program website for complete fee schedule and merit scholarship information:

Application Deadlines August 5, 2016 (Fall 2016)

Basic Requirement

Admissions Tests

Not required

English Proficiency Exams

(international applicants only)

A test of English language proficiency is required for international applicants whose native language is not English and who have not studied full-time for one uninterrupted academic year at a university-level institution in which English is the language of instruction and in a country where English is a dominant language.

The following test(s) are accepted by this department:

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
IELTS (International English Language Testing System)

Minimum scores required are 80 for TOEFL exam and 7.0 for IELTS exam.
Letters of Recommendation

Minimum of 3 recommendations required.

Statement of Purpose


500 word limit



Contact Info

Campus Office La Jolla Village Professional Center
8950 Villa La Jolla Drive, Ste A212
La Jolla, CA 92037
Phone (858) 534-9162
Fax (858) 534-9168
Mailing Address
University of California, San Diego
Extended Studies & Public Programs
9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0170X
La Jolla, CA 92093-0170