Compliance and Risk Management Certificate for JD Students

The Compliance and Risk Management Certificate is designed for students who wish to explore and practice in the areas of compliance and risk management.

According to U.S. News & World Report, compliance law is one of the fastest growing legal fields today. Companies are looking for employees who have the legal and business knowledge necessary to thrive in today’s highly regulated environment.

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Curriculum

To earn the Compliance and Risk Management Certificate, students must complete 22 academic credits of required and elective courses through Drake Law School and Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration (CBPA).

Required Courses

Administrative Law (3 credits)
Business Associations (4 credits)
Law of Compliance and Risk Management (3 credits)
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution (3 credits) (CBPA course)
Operational Risk Management (3 credits) (CBPA course)

Elective Courses

Students must also complete 6 credits of courses in a highly regulated field (to be approved by the program director). Elective courses are available in the areas of health law, business law, agricultural and environmental law, and more.

For more information, see Drake Law School's course descriptions.


Program Director

Cathy Lesser Mansfield, Professor of Law
515-271-2076 cathy.mansfield@drake.edu
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