Broaden your understanding of the corporate compliance landscape and equip yourself to respond with purpose to the needs of global industry.
Both the Online MLS in Corporate Compliance program and Santa Clara University are regionally accredited through the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
For every hour spent in class per week, students should expect to spend approximately two hours on readings and independent coursework.
Santa Clara Law students are always welcome to visit campus. However, coursework for the Online MLS in Corporate Compliance is completed entirely online, without any required residencies. This approach helps to ensure that students can enroll in and successfully complete the program from anywhere in the world and in accordance with what their full-time schedules allow.
While there are no events tied specifically to the Online MLS program, online students are welcome to visit campus at any time and are invited to participate in all events for students hosted by the School of Law and Santa Clara University. Visit the Santa Clara University School of Law News & Events page to stay informed of upcoming opportunities on campus and in the Bay Area.
Students of the Online MLS may have the opportunity to become a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP) through the Compliance Certification Board. Additionally, the MLS itself is a professional degree that indicates successful completion of a graduate-level program and the mastery of its associated knowledge and skills.
The Online MLS in Corporate Compliance is designed to be a one-year, part-time program available to working professionals who do not wish to practice law, but for whom a legal background is beneficial. Those seeking the degree must meet the following requirements to complete the program:
Each professor will evaluate students according to their participation in individual course assignments and discussions, quality of projects and content submitted, and performance on applicable tests and/or quizzes.
Yes. Santa Clara Law highly recommends that students join the Society for Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE); their student membership rate is available to students in the Online MLS in Corporate Compliance program.
Other organizations that students may consider include:
Individual professors will provide preferred contact information in their respective syllabi, and will also indicate standard time(s) of availability.
Based on the completion of three courses totaling nine units per quarter, students can complete the Online MLS in Corporate Compliance in as little as 12 months.