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Risk Management Career

How to Pivot Your Risk Management Career with Christian Kennedy

There are many reasons to consider pivoting your compliance and risk management career. Perhaps you are bored with your current industry or simply burned out. Maybe something else has sparked your interest, motivating you to transition to another business sector. Or perhaps a company in a different industry is recruiting you to join their team …

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Sungea Dawson

Sungea Dawson Found the Key to Succeeding in SU’s Online MLS Program

Sungea Dawson is an Adult Protective Service investigator who graduated from Seattle University School of Law’s Online MLS in Compliance and Risk Management program in December of 2021. Her job entails gathering information to investigate crimes against vulnerable adults, including allegations of neglect, abandonment, mental, and physical abuse, financial and personal exploitation, and more. It’s …

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Benefits of an Online MLS Degree

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

https://youtu.be/OI3U3inTwtU 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 …

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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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Seattle U Graduates Share Their Stories

When three recent graduates gathered in a webinar to discuss their experience with the Seattle U Law online Master of Legal Studies in Compliance and Risk Management program, it didn’t take long for them to establish what they have in common: All received significant raises and promotions, even before graduating from the program. “This program led to …

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How an Online Master of Legal Studies Can Advance Your Career in Compliance and Risk Management

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KCuwDCsIe2E At the end of her first year in Seattle U Law’s online Master of Legal Studies (MLS) in Compliance and Risk Management program, student Christian Kennedy is already seeing results at work. Her senior leadership sees them, too. Christian joined us in a webinar to tell us more about why a master’s in legal studies was the right …

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Compliance and Risk Management

Attorney Jennifer Williams Chose Seattle U Law’s MLS Program to Pivot Her Career to Compliance and Risk Management

Jennifer Williams is an attorney who chose Seattle U Law’s Online Master of Legal Studies program in Compliance and Risk Management to help her transition from working as a litigator in private practice to working in compliance at a state agency.   She graduated from law school in Texas and practiced family and civil litigation for …

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Seattle U Law’s MLS

Building on Her Professional Experience, This Student Chooses Seattle U Law’s MLS to Advance Her Career

After years of experience working in roles that involved various aspects of compliance, Margaret Singbeil, entered Seattle U Law’s online Master of Legal Studies (MLS) in Compliance and Risk Management program because she knew she needed formal education to fill out her skillset and expand her career options. “My on-the-job learning experiences have been invaluable in preparing …

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Advancing an Aviation Career

Drones and Pilotless Aircraft in His Future: Advancing an Aviation Career

Don Sullivan chose Seattle University School of Law’s ​online Master of Legal Studies in Compliance and Risk Management to pivot his career. “I want to take something I know well–aviation,” he said, “and learn something new, so I can use my experience in a completely different way: working with drones and pilotless aircraft.” Advancing an …

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Master of Legal Studies Program

After Three Semesters, a New Job in the C-Suite

After three semesters in Seattle U Law’s Online Master of Legal Studies Program in Compliance and Risk Management program, Cynthia Scott landed a senior vice president position at a Seattle-area bank.  “I would not have applied for or received this position without being in the Seattle U program,” says Scott. “This is a C-suite role. …

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