Boston University School of Law Online

Introduction

Founded in 1872, Boston University School of Law is a top-tier law school with a faculty recognized nationally for exceptional teaching and preeminent scholarship. You can explore virtually any area of the law in 200+ classes and seminars, 21 clinics, externships, and practicums, and 21 foreign study opportunities. BU Law offers a full-time JD degree, five LLM degrees, and 17 dual degrees. With the support of a global network of nearly 24,000 alumni and a robust Career Development & Public Service Office, our graduates achieve remarkable career success. BU Law is located in the heart of Boston and housed in the ultra-modern Sumner M. Redstone Building and Law Tower.

Mission of Boston University School of Law

Our mission is to be a leader in the teaching and study of law, as well as related disciplines.

In our teaching, we aim to prepare a diverse body of students for the ethical practice of law around the globe at the highest levels of quality and integrity and to serve the public interest.

In our scholarship, our goal is to provide the profession, the academy and the general public with ideas, perspectives, and analyses that enrich a comprehensive understanding of the law, adapted to the needs of a changing world.

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Programs

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Graduate Certificate

Certificate in Financial Services Compliance

Online Part time September 2017 USA USA Online

The Certificate in Financial Services Compliance opens up BU Law’s renowned banking and financial services expertise to students seeking to join one of the fastest-growing careers in the financial service industry. This prestigious Certificate provides a valuable credential from a top-ranked law school. [+]

The Certificate in Financial Services Compliance opens up BU Law’s renowned banking and financial services expertise to students seeking to join one of the fastest-growing careers in the financial service industry. This prestigious Certificate provides a valuable credential from a top-ranked law school. Taught by industry experts and backed by more than 30 years of experience in financial services education through the Graduate Banking Program, the curriculum is specifically tailored to people looking to be leading compliance officers. Curriculum Contemporary Financial Services Compliance Programs: Perspectives & Practice Anti-Money Laundering: A Major Substantive Compliance Topic and an Example of Risk Management Investment Adviser Compliance and its Lessons for Broader Financial Institution Compliance Consumer Financial Services Banking Structure & Regulation Pooled Funds Compliance Programs Financial Derivatives Format All courses in the Certificate are offered exclusively online. There is no residential or on-campus obligation. Courses are all delivered asynchronously online through the School of Law’s learning management or lecture capture systems. Upon registration, students will be issued school credentials to access all of their available courses. Courses are presented in an intuitive, user-friendly format. Since the courses are all offered asynchronously online, there is no “set” class schedule. Students will be able to set their own schedules to manage class time and their professional obligations, all while engaging and interacting with experts and peers throughout the program. Students will receive training on the learning management system platform prior to beginning the program, and ongoing course monitoring will help ensure program quality and minimize... [-]

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Location address
765 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston

USA Online, MA 02215 US