Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

Master of Laws in Compliance & Enterprise Risk Management


820 N. Michigan Ave

Lewis Towers Suite 1200

Chicago, IL 60611

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Laws in Compliance & Enterprise Risk Management

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Government and industry operate in a complex world of rules. Your skills in navigating the latest regulations and related compliance can help you map a strong career opportunity.

The Master of Laws (LLM) in Business Law is a post-JD master's degree program tailored for attorneys seeking to develop or sharpen a special expertise in transactional law and compliance. You'll learn the practical skills for advising corporate clients on best practices across a wide range of industries. Should you choose to focus in compliance, through our accredited program you will be eligible to receive a Certificate in Compliance, enabling you to sit for compliance industry examinations.

Upon graduation with an LLM in Business Law, you will possess the following knowledge, skills, and professional values:

You will be able to describe the various laws and regulations that impact the highly regulated business world across a variety of industries.


You will be able to:

  • Analyze ways in which governmental, institutional, and professional policies directly and indirectly influence various business sectors and can give rise to ethical or compliance violations;
  • Integrate laws and regulations to operational policies and procedures to yield best practice and affirm ethical business conduct;
  • Demonstrate ability to draft and negotiate transactional documents for clients across industries;
  • Be prepared to successfully pass the Compliance Certification Board Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP) certification exam (for students enrolled in the compliance certificate);
  • Communicate effectively in a professional and credible manner; and
  • Serve as a compliance professional across a number of industries.

Professional Values
You will be able to anticipate clients' needs and assist in developing tools and procedures for engaging clients across a variety of heavily regulated business sectors, advocating for changes necessary to advance social justice and equity across a variety of industries.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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