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Master of Jurisprudence

The Compliance, Business Law and Risk concentration is just one of your options. See the main Master of Jurisprudence program page for details about the overall program and other available concentrations.

M.Jur. Compliance, Business Law and Risk Concentration (available online)

The M.Jur. in Compliance, Business Law and Risk is available both as an online distance learning program and a traditional classroom environment.

The field of compliance law has experienced significant growth and rapid evolution within the past few years.

The St. Mary’s 30-credit-hour M.Jur. concentration provides 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.

Program components are curated to offer the most efficient delivery of substantive compliance curriculum and procedural fundamentals. This concentration will familiarize students with those concepts required to obtain certification through the Compliance Certification Board.

Compliance Law Concentration Curriculum

Required Courses Credit Hours
Fundamentals of the American Legal System (offered online) 2
Legal Research and Writing (offered online) 2
Contracts (offered online) 4
Second First-year Course (or Property online) 4
Administrative Law (or Administrative Law and Regulatory Interpretation online) 3
Compliance Law (or Compliance, Ethics and Risk Management online) 2-3
Business Associations (or Business Structures and Statutory Compliance online) 3
Business Law and Ethics (available online) 2
HIPAA Privacy and Security (available online) 1-2
Additional required courses for online program
Required Courses Credit Hours
Commercial Law and Contracting 4
Creditor Rights and Bankruptcy 3
Business Torts 3

Additional concentration options (residential program only)

Students must select two of these courses.
Courses Credit Hours
Antitrust 3
Creditor Rights and Bankruptcy (offered online) 3
Criminal Law 4
Employment Law (offered online) 3
Insurance Law 3
Mortgages 3
Sales 2
Secured Transactions 3
Taxation of Individuals 3

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