12 months
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About

Deregulation of financial services, globalization, technology, and revolutionary market forces have created an environment in which attorneys must broaden their knowledge and sharpen their skills to handle the range of legal and related issues arising in the new and evolving financial services industry. The Financial Services Law programme is offered at the Illinois Institute of Technology.

Overview

Chicago-Kent's LL.M. in Financial Services Law at the Illinois Institute of Technology offers full-time and part-time students a unique opportunity to broaden their understanding of the principles underlying increasingly complex financial systems and services, deepen their knowledge of particular topics of interest, and enhance their skills as professionals.

Program Overview

The LL.M. in Financial Services Law offers students a unique opportunity to broaden their understanding of the principles underlying increasingly complex financial systems and services, deepen their knowledge of particular topics of interest, and enhance their skills as professionals.

Career Opportunities

Financial services lawyers can be found in law firms and private industry as well as in government departments and agencies such as the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the Office of the Comptroller of Currency at the U.S. Treasury Department, and the Federal Reserve Banks.Areas of focus within financial services law include securities regulation and transactions; futures, derivative, and swap regulations and transactions; banking regulation and transactions; and investment advisor regulation.Possible jobs include:
  • Administrative law judge
  • Compliance officer
  • In-house counsel
  • Government attorney
  • Law firm associate or partner

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Securities Regulation
  • Futures Regulation
  • Commercial Banking
  • Investment Banking
  • Insurance Organizations and Business
  • Regulation of Securities and Commodities Professionals
  • Money Managers
  • Capital Markets: U.S Debt and Funds Transfer Markets
  • Financial Services Products

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Illinois Tech requires a four-year bachelor’s degree conferred with a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0/4.0 (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution for regular admission.

  • Academic requirements: GPA of at least 3.0.
  • GMAT or GRE is required: GRE/GMAT is required, apart from Master of Public Administration. 
  • Personal Statement required
  • Letter of Recommendation is suggested, but not required
  • ACT Composite: 27+ (Must have 27+ in Math)
  • SAT Composite: 1240+ (Must have 630+ in Math)

Tuition Fee

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    29628 USD/year
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  • National

    29628 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29628 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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