Compliance at Loyola
Loyola University Chicago School of Law is leading the way in Compliance Studies. Loyola is one of the few institutions in the country allowing students to earn masters level health law and business law degrees with a concentration in Compliance Studies.
Corporations, corporate officers, and health care organizations operate in a world of ever increasing rules and regulations. Having an organized program for complying with the law has not only become standard, but federal law now obligates many entities to adopt compliance programs. It is not surprising that The Wall Street Journal recently identified compliance as “the hottest job in America.” Compliance has opened a new career path to integrate law and operations. Our graduates are well prepared to take advantage of these new opportunities in both business and health care.
The Beazley Institute offers students a unique opportunity to focus their health law studies in compliance at a time when the health care industry is desperately in need of compliance professionals. Health law students will be able to further concentrate their compliance studies in privacy compliance or clinical research compliance, if they wish. Students who meet certain requirements are eligible to sit for one of the HCCA’s Compliance Certification Board’s examinations. On-campus students are able to apply for externships with compliance programs in the Chicago-area.
The Center for Business law also allows Master of Jurisprudence and Master of Laws (LLM) students to focus their coursework in compliance. Students in both programs have the opportunity to learn practical skills from compliance experts and practitioners with experience in a variety of industries. Students who already work as compliance professionals will gain the critical knowledge needed to enhance their careers. Students who are interested in entering the compliance field will gain in-depth knowledge of compliance topics and receive individualized attention to their career goals.
Our health and business law programs allow students to choose electives that cover the structure of compliance programs as well as regulatory subject-matter areas. Master of Jurisprudence (MJ) and Master of Laws (LLM) students interested in focusing on compliance are encouraged to choose a thesis topic addressing some aspect of compliance. Juris Doctor (JD) students are eligible to write a compliance paper as part of a directed study under the supervision of a compliance faculty member.
Loyola’s expert faculty and robust curriculum in both health law and business law provide students with the cutting-edge information they need to succeed in the ever-growing compliance field. Loyola is the place for compliance studies.