• Health Law Institute Summer Term

    Course Offering

    Elder Law

    May 26, 2015 - July 19, 2015 (Online via TWEN)
    2 academic credits (CRN: 54419)
    Faculty: Suzy Scheller, Counselor at Law, Scheller Legal Solutions, LLC; Past Chair, MSBA Elder Law Section

    Full Course Descriptions

    Course Requirements

    • Students must attend all class sessions and complete advance reading assignments.
    • Degree-seeking students must submit a written paper or complete a take-home examination after classes end as specified in each course syllabus.
    • Students may take one or more courses. No course requires a prerequisite.

    Course Materials

    All courses require completion of a reading assignment prior to the first class meeting. Syllabi for all courses are made available the first week of May. The advance reading assignment is provided prior to the start of each course. This course will require the following textbook - Elder Law: Practice, Policy & Problems by Kohn (1st, 2013) ISBN: 9781454837817.


    • Law/Graduate Students: Degree-seeking students currently enrolled in an ABA-accredited law school should complete Part A of the application form and return it with a letter from their school's registrar reflecting their status as a student in good standing with permission to take the Hamline course(s) as a visiting student. NOTE: Hamline Law students do not need a letter of good standing from the registrar.
    • Attorneys: Attorneys may apply by completing Part B of the application form, which grants them special student status. 
    • Others: Other professionals may apply by completing Part C of the application form. To be considered, applicants must furnish an official transcript of undergraduate or graduate course work.


    Degree or certificate-seeking students: $1,302 per credit

    Nonrefundable application deposit: $150 per course
    The deposit will be deducted from the total tuition amount and only returned if you are not accepted into the course or the course is canceled. The balance of the tuition is due one week prior to the first class session for each course after which no refund will be made.

    Apply Now

    Applications are accepted on a first-come/first-registered basis. Students will receive confirmation of enrollment via email. We reserve the right to cancel any course that does not meet minimum enrollment requirements.


    Many on and off campus housing options are available for Institute students.