Seattle U School of Law

Benefits of the Online MLS Capstone

Alumni & Professor Discuss the Benefits of an Online MLS Capstone for Your Career

A capstone project is traditionally an end-of-term project that illustrates a student’s knowledge in their chosen field. At Seattle U, the capstone project is completed during a course dedicated to the project, allowing students an opportunity to really dive deep into the subject matter they find interesting and important. Professor Kelli Rodriguez Currie, a Seattle […]

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MLS Student

A Day in the Life of an MLS Student

Meet Kimberly Blue, a current student in the online Master of Legal Studies in Compliance and Risk Management program at Seattle University School of Law. Aside from life as a student, Kimberly oversees accountability and compliance measures and conducts internal auditing processes for Continuing Education and Workforce Development at Sandhills Community College. She has a very

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Healthcare Compliance Laws

Top 5 Healthcare Compliance Laws That You May Be Overlooking

If you are exploring a potential career in healthcare compliance, you might know a bit about the field already, or the world is brand new. Whether you developed a passion for healthcare compliance early on or it’s a recent discovery, it’s good to be cognizant of commonly-encountered laws in the field. There are a variety

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Financial Compliance Webinar

Watch Our Financial Compliance Webinar and the Advantages of Earning an MLS Degree

https://youtu.be/-qrgCiLV0BQ Ali Higgs, the Director of Regulatory and Legal Affairs for the State of Washington Financial Institutions, spoke at a recent Seattle University webinar. Ali Higgs is an adjunct professor in Seattle U’s Master of Legal Studies (MLS) program, teaching financial Privacy and Cybersecurity. Our Director of Graduate Studies, Kelli Rodriguez Currie, met with Professor

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Healthcare Compliance Professional

Learn From Lisa Estrada, a Healthcare Compliance Professional

Kelli Rodriguez Currie, Seattle University School of Law’s Director of Graduate Studies, held a recent question and answer webinar with Healthcare Industry Compliance leader, Lisa Estrada. Professor Estrada is the Executive Vice President and general counsel at Scion Healthcare. She has been in the healthcare regulatory health law and compliance space for about 22 years

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Risk Management in Healthcare

What Is Risk Management in Healthcare, and How Do You Turn It Into a Career?

You may not realize that risk management knowledge and experience can transfer to healthcare, creating a compelling career opportunity. Healthcare compliance is a growing and changing field. Constant adaptation and a wide variety of unique issues make it an invigorating field to work in—one that is needed by patients, providers, managed care, biotech companies, pharmaceuticals,

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Compliance Officer Jobs

Best Compliance Officer Jobs After Earning an MLS Degree

In business, compliance officers must satisfy two main objectives. First, they must uphold their company’s internal rules to maintain its safety and good standing with its clients and customers. Second, compliance officers must ensure the company adheres to the laws and industry-specific regulations set by external entities such as state or federal governments. The purpose

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