Advance your career
and leadership potential
on your own time.
Become a trusted expert on the critical nuances of compliance and risk management through a flexible online degree program.
At Seattle University School of Law, we believe that compliance benefits society when practiced ethically. This is what we mean by “compliance with a conscience” — a core value of our program.
In practice, this means we train professionals to approach their work with an “I get to” attitude as opposed to a “because I have to” mentality.
Master of Business Administration (MBA) degrees are often the go-to degrees for traditional career advancement, but they aren’t always the best degree in today’s complex market. The legal field is growing, with a need for non-lawyers to step in and provide legal focus in the workplace and the community. Prospective students often ask us about the difference between a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree and a Master of Legal Studies (MLS) degree, both of which are offered at Seattle University.
Organizations increasingly depend upon business executives with knowledge of legal concepts, policies, and regulations specific to their industry. These professionals mitigate risk and navigate complex legal issues at all levels of the organization. Because of this,...
A Master of Legal Studies is in demand in a variety of industries and offers a practical learning format for busy adult learners. It’s the game-changer you need to advance your career.
Application DeadlineMay 15 Fall 2021 Term
Next StartSeptember 07 Fall 2021 Term
“The rapid expansion of teleworking and remote operations management occurring across the world in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic will forever change the way companies need to address organizational compliance and ethics.”
—David Chen, JD, Affiliate faculty and Seattle University School of Law alumnus