Online Master of Studies in Law in Corporate Compliance

A Specialized Approach to M.S.L. Studies

Choose from 4 Program Tracks

Fordham Law School offers an online Master of Studies in Law (M.S.L.) in Corporate Compliance program, designed for non-lawyers seeking to position themselves as compliance experts within their organization.

No LSAT Required

Complete in as Few as 12 Months

Our curriculum provides a foundational overview of how U.S. law and legal institutions shape corporate compliance. After you complete introductory coursework, you can choose a program track to focus your advanced elective coursework.

To complete the program, you will participate in one in-person colloquium on our New York City campus, and apply what you’ve learned to a capstone project.

Industry-Specific Program Tracks

We offer four program tracks, so you can differentiate yourself from other job seekers with knowledge that is relevant to your field.

  • General Track: Learn how to develop processes and practices that protect organizations in all industries from legal risk.
  • Human Resources Track: Explore the complexity of employment laws, and prepare to shape your organization’s ethics and compliance training programs.
  • Financial Services Track: Prepare to help your organization remain compliant amid evolving trading rules and regulations.
  • Healthcare Track: Learn how to protect patient safety and privacy, and cultivate proper documentation and billing practices.

Why Fordham Law Online?

Our online M.S.L. program was designed to give busy working professionals like you access to the best of our top-40 law school from wherever you’re located.1 Every decision—from when we offer classes, to the topics our curriculum covers—was made with your future success in mind.


Schedule your classes at times that make sense for you. We offer live sessions in the mornings and evenings, so you can balance your program with other priorities.

Collaborative Classroom

Discuss key compliance concepts with your peers and expert faculty during live, online sessions and collaborate on group assignments.

Dedicated Support

Receive guidance from our admissions team, tech support, academic advisers, and more at every step of the way.

A Powerful Legal Network

Most important of all, you will have opportunities to meaningfully connect with our robust community of compliance professionals—our faculty, your peers, and alumni—during your time in the program and beyond.

Fordham Law alumni are talented, connected legal professionals, and the reputation of the Fordham Law Network Effect can help you launch your compliance career. We host multiple degree-specific networking events where you can connect with alumni who work at global corporations.

Advocate for Integrity with an M.S.L. in Compliance

Request more information today, and a member of our admissions team will reach out to you.

1 2022 Best Law Schools U.S. News & World Report, ranked in 2021.arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference