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Financial Integrity, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
University rank #101 (ARWU) Cleveland Heights, OH, United States
Launched in Fall 2016, the Master of Arts in Financial Integrity is an intensive program that gives working professionals a unique and comprehensive education in anti-money laundering, counter-terrorism, counter-proliferation financing policies and related integrity initiatives.


The MAFI program is the first of its kind offered by a major research university. Unlike the many available certificate programs, our Masters Program gives students an in-depth, 360 degree understanding of anti-money laundering and financial integrity – from roles and practices of bank customer acquisitions to compliance officers, government regulators, prosecutors and dozens of other key positions that play an integral role in preventing financial crime.MAFI students will learn the full arc of financial integrity from leading academics and practitioners including current and former executives from the IMF, OCC, the World Bank, FinCEN, NATO, multinational corporations and major banks and financial institutions.After completing the MAFI program, our students are uniquely positioned in the job market to work in financial institutions, regulatory bodies, and other government agencies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

Criminology of Financial IntegrityPreventive MeasuresOperations and Law EnforcementInternational Cooperation in Civil and Criminal MattersBuilding and Implementing an Effective Preventive Measures Compliance ProgramBuilding and Prosecuting Criminal and Civil Financial Integrity CasesPracticumCapstone Research Project

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Detailed Programme Facts

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  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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General Requirements

Applicants must have a BA or equivalent degree and professional experience in financial integrity or a related fieldStatement of ObjectivesAcademic TranscriptsDocuments in languages other than English must be accompanied by certified translations in English3 Letters of RecommendationApplication Fee: A non refundable application fee of $50 is required for each application submittedTest ScoresApplicants must have a good academic recordApplicants will be expected to meet all of the undergraduate prerequisites for the proposed field of graduate studyResume

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1939 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1939 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    1939 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1939 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
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