MSL in Corporate Compliance
The Pitt Law MSL with a Corporate Compliance specialization was created to fill a growing need for compliance professionals. These professionals are key to ensuring that organizations are in compliance with their own policies and procedures, as well as applicable legal statutes, regulations, and judicial decisions. More organizations are implementing compliance programs to identify misconduct and protect the interests of employees, shareholders, and businesses, and to guard against reputational risk, making this an exciting time to step into a compliance role. Learn from experienced faculty who practice corporate compliance and apply their real-world experience to their courses.
Expand your knowledge, skills, and professional understanding of corporate compliance with Pitt Law. See what the MSL in Corporate Compliance can do for you.
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Are you considering a master’s degree in law or a graduate certificate to take your career to the next level? Our Master of Studies in Law online program is designed for professionals seeking to enhance their careers with a versatile alternative to the traditional three-year JD. The certificate programs are ideal for those who are not currently looking to pursue a master’s degree.
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Even with this coveted flexibility, you will find support from Pitt Law’s faculty members and your cohort. Instructors check in on you throughout your courses and support your progress through each week of your classes, interacting with you via email, comments on assignments, discussion threads, and through group and private discussions, primarily conducted through Zoom.
You’ll know what work needs to be completed when, as course materials are organized by a weekly schedule. Core MSL courses and specialized courses in Corporate Compliance are consistent in format, scope, and timing, making it easier for you to know what to expect in order to successfully navigate and balance your work, your life, and your education.
As a bonus, take advantage of Pitt Law’s faculty members, who are leaders in their respective fields. They will provide you with individualized attention that sets you up for success during your master’s program and beyond.
What Can You Do With an MSL in Corporate Compliance?
Organizations are realizing that reputational risk is just as important as strategic, financial, or operational risk. With your MSL in Corporate Compliance, you’ll have the skills you need to make yourself invaluable to these companies, including for-profit and nonprofit corporations and hybrid and governmental entities.
Earning your master’s degree in legal studies will positively impact both your earning potential and your career trajectory. Holding an MSL degree with an in depth specialization, like Corporate Compliance, will set you apart in the job market. In the positions listed below, knowledge and skills related to corporate compliance are essential to success. These roles can be found within companies from a variety of fields, from health care to finance and beyond.
*Total annual compensation as of September 15, 2022.
Corporate Compliance Specialization Courses
After completing 15 credits of core courses that make up the Online MSL program, you will earn 15 credits in the Corporate Compliance specialization. This specialization consists of five courses curated to introduce you to the fundamentals of corporate compliance, and how to create programs at your own organization.
- Introduction to Corporate Compliance (3 credits)
- Ethics and Compliance Programs (3 credits)
- Designing, Measuring Effectiveness, and Auditing Compliance Programs (3 credits)
- Conducting Investigations and Risk Assessments (3 credits)
- Special Topics in Compliance Seminar (3 credits)
Professor Laun currently serves on several public service non-profit boards of directors, including the Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. (PLAN); the National Legal Aid and Defenders Association (NLADA); on the Pennsylvania PA Continuing Legal Education Board; and on the Advisory Council to Pitt Law’s Center for International Legal Education (CILE).
The MSL in Corporate Compliance is Made to Advance Your Career
Earn your Online MSL in Corporate Compliance from Pitt Law and open doors to leadership roles in your career. Our unique MSL with a Corporate Compliance specialization will set you apart in the business world. Top-ranked Pitt Law School is proud of our nationally recognized MSL program. Join Pitt Law’s legal community and robust alumni network to grow your career and employment prospects.
Compliance roles are in demand. Are you ready to meet the need?
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