Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Compliance Overview The Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Compliance from Drexel University's Thomas R. Kline School of Law provides in-depth study of crucial issues in higher education rules and regulations. It is designed for those working in higher education, such as financial aid counselors, risk management officers, and student advisors, and allows a greater understanding of the legal aspects of these jobs. In this program, you’ll learn both the foundations of the law and how to apply them to your everyday work-life. Drexel also offers a Master of Legal Studies with a concentration in Higher Education Compliance.Program FeaturesEntirely online, with courses taught by award-winning professors from the Kline School of Law and the School of EducationCovers higher education rules and regulations such as FERPA, Financial Aid, Campus Safety, Risk Management, Title IX, and moreSpecial tuition plans for employees and members of partner organizationsOnline Open HouseView 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 LSED 532SLegal Landscape of Student Rights and Campus Safety3.0LSED 533SInstitutional Compliance: Aid and Accreditation3.0LSED 534SHigher Education Institutions: Financial Rules and Regulations3.0LSTU 501SCompliance Skills: Auditing, Investigation & Reporting3.0LSTU 507SRisk Assessment and Management3.0Total Credits15.0View Course Descriptions Admissions Criteria A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institutionRequired DocumentsWith multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our Completing Your Application Guide.A completed applicationOfficial transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended ResumeAdditional 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 Higher Education Compliance Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Any problems? Find help or contact us.