A master’s for non-lawyers: Gain a legal perspective to help advance your career in today’s hottest fields.
Fordham Law’s Master of Studies in Law program provides a unique advantage for professionals interested in Corporate Compliance or Fashion Law: a master’s degree that grounds you in a legal perspective critical to these career fields.
Whether you're already working in compliance or want to forge an exciting new career path, Fordham Law’s M.S.L. in corporate compliance will give you the skills needed to effectively design, implement, monitor, and evaluate corporate compliance programs. Join us at our campus in the heart of New York City—the world capital of business and finance—and gain a deep understanding of core topics such as international financial crime, legislation and regulation, and risk assessment.
Fordham Law’s online M.S.L. offers the in-depth curriculum of our in-person M.S.L. program with the convenience of remote learning. Taught by expert faculty, the online program includes interactive live classes and an in-person colloquium in New York City. In addition, you will have opportunities to attend degree-specific networking events where you can connect with alumni who work at top global corporations.
For current and future fashion industry pros, an M.S.L. in fashion law will give you the inside edge. You will develop your legal literacy while studying with the most distinguished faculty in the discipline—including both academics and industry insiders—in New York City, a capital of the world’s fashion industry. Whether you are working in fashion or aspire to a career as a designer, production manager, licensing director, human resources coordinator, or C-suite executive, this program will prepare you to succeed.
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Admission deadlines (in-person programs)
|September 15||Fall admission application period opens.|
|May 1||Deadline to apply for priority consideration for a Fordham Law Graduate Student Scholarship.|
|June 2||Fall admission application period ends.|
Admission deadlines (online programs)
|April 14||Early priority deadline.|
|May 12||Priority deadline.|
|June 16||Final deadline.|
It's advantageous to apply sooner. Applications are reviewed in the order in which they are completed.