Online LLM/Financial Compliance and Risk Management

General

Program Description

Overview

Albany Law School is located in the capital of New York, which hosts one of the largest financial centers in the world. Our Financial Compliance and Risk Management program leverages this location to provide the highest quality of instruction that is designed to advance the career of working professionals. The cost of financial compliance for financial institutions is expected to double over the next five years. Our program is designed to equip financial services professionals with the tools to fill this growing need in the financial services sector.

LL.M. Degree

  • J.D. or LL.B. required
  • Complete in one year

Required courses

  • Thesis
  • Remaining courses, select from below

Financial Compliance and Risk Management courses (each course is offered every year!)

  • Technology & Financial Markets: FinTech & Big Data (3 credits)
  • Market Structure & Investment Products, Vehicles (3 credits)
  • Cybersecurity, Data Privacy, Technology & Financial Markets (3 credits)
  • The Compliance Officer: Risk Management and Compliance Obligations (3 credits)
  • Financial Crimes (3 credits)
  • Securities Fraud, Financial Crimes, and Internal Investigations (3 credits)
  • Introduction to Financial Institutions, Products, Professionals & Associated Regulatory Structure (1 credit)
  • Introduction to Broker-Dealer Regulation (1 credit)
  • Introduction to Investment Adviser Regulation (1 credit)
  • Introduction to Bank Regulation (1 credit)
  • Introduction to the Insurance Regulation (1 credit)
  • Compliance in the Retail Customer Relationship (1 credit)

Sample of Elective courses

  • Cybersecurity courses.
  • Privacy Law courses.
  • HIPPA Compliance (3 credits)
  • Healthcare Compliance (3 credits)
  • The Compliance Officer: Risk Management and Compliance Obligations

Fees

Our tuition is designed to be one of the most competitive among ABA-Law Schools.

  • LL.M. program tuition: $1700/credit ($40,800 total for 24-credit program)
  • LL.M. program scholarship: $460/credit ($11,400 total for 24-credit program)**
  • LL.M. net cost: $1240/credit ($29,760 total for 24-credit program)
Last updated July 2019

About the School

Albany Law School educates and empowers tomorrow’s leaders in law practice, business, public interest, and government. We connect the classroom to the profession, government, and the community through ... Read More

Albany Law School educates and empowers tomorrow’s leaders in law practice, business, public interest, and government. We connect the classroom to the profession, government, and the community through experienced-based learning, engaged scholarship, and a robust network of alumni and supporters. Learning at Albany Law School is a joint venture between students and faculty members, supported by staff, administrators, alumni, and the Board of Trustees. Our students develop a sophisticated understanding of legal policy and doctrine, a broad range of professional competencies, and a deep commitment to justice and ethical values. Read less