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.

Compliance With A Conscience

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. 

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Common Questions About the MBA and MLS Degrees

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[1]. 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.

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Five Ways to Advance Your Career

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.

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Important Dates

May
15

Application Deadline

May 15 Fall 2021 Term
Sept
07

Next Start

September 07 Fall 2021 Term

“Our curriculum is designed to help leaders see beyond ‘checking a box’ and learn to ethically create value for any organization.”
Linda Hiemer, JD, Senior Director, Graduate Law Programs, Seattle University School of Law

“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