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Compliance, Business Law and Risk Certificate

The field of compliance law has experienced significant growth and rapid evolution within the past few years. The 15-hour compliance, business law and risk certificate will provide a comprehensive overview of compliance, which is applicable to a majority of commercial fields and government organizations, especially in light of the regulatory changes prompted by the 2008 global financial crisis.

Compliance, Business Law and Risk Courses

Courses Credit Hours
Fundamentals of the American Legal System 2
Contracts 4
Administrative Law & Regulatory Interpretation 3
Compliance, Ethics and Risk Management 3
HIPAA Privacy Law 2
Business Law & Ethics 1


All of our compliance certificates are fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on College and have obtained acquiescence from the Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar of the American Bar Association.

St. Mary’s School of Law is the only law school in Texas that is accredited by the Compliance Certification Board (CCB)®. J.D., M.Jur. and LL.M. students who complete the requirements are eligible to sit for any of the CCB’s certification exams for up to a year after graduation, without any additional continuing education or professional work experience requirements.

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