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THE ROLE OF REGULATORY COMPLIANCE is a major feature of today’s business landscape. Our curriculum is focused on current real world business and legal issues, including more than 40 compliance courses taught by respected academics and practitioners in the field. You’ll develop the skills you need to explore and create ethical solutions within a business and regulatory context. The Certificate in Compliance studies, available to students in the JD, MJ, and LLM programs, will enhance your credentials and expertise.


The Certificate in Compliance Studies requires coursework and, for MJ and LLM students, a completed thesis project on an approved compliance topic.


To be eligible for the Certificate, you must complete at least 15 credit hours of compliance coursework, including required courses and must earn an average grade of B or better in your compliance coursework.

You must take either

Corporate Compliance
Health Care Compliance

For JD students, 13 elective credit hours are required

For MJ and LLM students, 9 elective credit hours are required

Administrative Law and Health Care Regulation
Advanced Health Care Compliance
Case Studies in Compliance
Clinical Research Compliance
Compliance Seminar Series
Compliance Training Methods
Conducting Internal Investigations
Corporate Transactions in Health Law (Campus)
Drafting Policies and Procedures
Enterprise Risk Management
EU Privacy Law
Financial Institution Regulation
Food and Drug Law
Food and Drug Law (Campus)
Fraud and Abuse-Stark Intensive
Global Compliance
Governance, Ethics, and Compliance
Health Care Business and Finance
Health Care Business and Finance (Campus)
Health Care Payment and Policy (Campus)
Health Care Payment and Policy
Health Care Privacy and Security
Health Care Regulation and Policy
Health Insurance and Health Care Regulation
Human Subjects Protection
International Business Law
International Business Transactions (Campus)
Introduction to Health Law (Campus)
Introduction to Health Law and Policy
Medical Record Billing and Coding
Physician Regulation and Practice Management
Privacy and Security of Corporate Information
Privacy Breach Incident Management and Reporting
Privacy Program Management
Risk Management, Patient Safety, and Quality (Campus Version Only)
Securities Regulation
Securities Regulation (Campus)
Securities Regulation for Lawyers

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
*All courses are online courses unless otherwise designated. Each term select online courses in compliance are available to JD students and may be taken and applied toward the elective course requirement.

MJ or LLM Thesis Project Part I
MJ or LLM Thesis Project Part II
The focus of your thesis must be on a compliance topic


After completion of all requirements, you must complete an application for the Certificate in Compliance Studies. Submit your application to the Center for Online Programs Assistant Director for approval, who will then submit the application to the Registrar.