Online Master of Studies in Law in Corporate Compliance

Academics Overview

No LSAT Required

Complete in as Few as 12 Months

Fordham Law School offers an online Master of Studies in Law (MSL) in Corporate Compliance program, designed for non-lawyers looking to find effective, ethical compliance solutions.

In a time where business transgressions make regular news headlines, compliance experts have become necessities in protecting businesses from violating laws and regulations. As a student in the online master’s in compliance program, you will acquire the skills needed to assess your organization from a compliance perspective and confidently act with foresight.

A Specialized MSL Curriculum

Our online MSL curriculum provides an introduction to U.S. law and legal institutions. As a student, you will complete nine courses as well as a colloquium, covering areas such as:

  • Investment management
  • International financial crimes
  • Business organizations
  • Risk assessment

The master’s in compliance curriculum comprises 30 credits and can be completed in as few as 12 months or as many as 36 months.

The Fordham Law School Community

Fordham Law School has a long tradition of upholding ethics and integrity and is committed to using the law to influence better business practices.

As an online student, you will learn from faculty who are experts in their fields.

You will also benefit from the “Fordham Law Network Effect,” allowing you to network with highly talented and connected Fordham Law alumni. We host multiple degree-specific networking events where you can connect with alumni who work at top corporations in New York City and around the world.

Why Fordham Law Online?

Fordham Law’s online MSL in Corporate Compliance program offers the opportunity to attend a top-30 law school1, learning from the same faculty as our on-campus students. As an online student, you will also benefit from:


Attend weekly live online classes and complete engaging coursework at your own pace, so you can continue working while you earn your degree.

An in-person colloquium

Interact with classmates and faculty during a three-day, in-person colloquium at Fordham Law’s New York City Lincoln Center campus.

NYC connections

Join a network of talented legal and business professionals working in NYC, one of the corporate capitals of the world, without having to relocate.

Develop Fundamental Compliance Skills with Fordham Law

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1 U.S. News & World Report (Ranked in 2020. Assessed in 2020). Return to footnote reference