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  • Graduate Certificate in Financial Regulatory Compliance

    Overview

    Drexel’s Graduate Certificate in Financial Regulatory Compliance focuses on financial regulatory structure and the industry’s extensive compliance requirements. It is designed for those who seek careers managing mutual funds, hedge funds, and other investments.

    Courses cover auditing, investigating, reporting, and risk assessment, as well as regulations for investment advisors and companies, preparing you for in-demand compliance positions at both large and small financial institutions.

    Drexel also offers a Master of Legal Studies with a concentration in Financial Regulatory Compliance.

    Program Features

    • Available entirely online, with courses taught by award-winning professors from Drexel University's Thomas R. Kline School of Law
    • Coursework malleable to your professional goals
    • Special tuition plans for employees and members of partner organizations

    Online Open House

    View the recording of our Legal Studies Online Open House to learn more about our programs and find out why Drexel is the right choice for you.


    State restrictions may apply to some programs. Learn more.

    Curriculum

    Required Courses 
    LSTU 501SCompliance Skills: Auditing, Investigation and Reporting 3.0
    LSTU 507SRisk Assessment and Management 3.0
    LSTU 700SBusiness Organizations3.0
    Choose three of the following courses:9.0
    LAW 734S Legal Regulation of Investment Advisers  
    LAW 735SLegal Regulation of Investment Companies  
    LAW 736SBroker/Dealer Regulation  
    LAW 737SBanking Law  
    Total Credits18.0

    Admissions Criteria

    • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution

    Required Documents

    With multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our Completing Your Application Guide.

    • A completed application
    • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended 
    • Resume
    • Additional requirements for International Students

    Tuition

    The tuition rate for the academic year 2017-2018 is $1200 per credit.


    • This rate applies only to new online students.
      • Students being readmitted to Drexel University must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify.
    • This program is not eligible for Financial Aid.
    • Special tuition rates available for Drexel University Alumni, Military members, and members of our Partner Organizations.
    • Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings.
    • When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University.

     

    Academic Calendar

    2016 - 2017 Academic Year

    Term 
    Classes Begin 
    Classes End 

    Fall 2016     

    August 22, 2016

    December 15, 2016

    Spring 2017 

    January 9, 2017

    May 5, 2017

    Summer 2017 

    May 22, 2017

    July 28, 2017


    2017 - 2018 Academic Year

    Term 
    Classes Begin 
    Classes End 

    Fall 2017     

    August 21, 2017

    December 14, 2017

    Spring 2018 

    January 8, 2018

    May 4, 2018

    Summer 2018 

    May 21, 2018

    August 3, 2018

    Apply today for the Graduate Certificate in Financial Regulatory Compliance

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