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MLS Degree: Human Resources Compliance

As the workforce has changed, so have the responsibilities of today’s Human Resources offices. HR professionals have a number of important responsibilities that continue to grow, including hiring and termination, education and training, disciplinary procedures and communications. Our program is unique in that it focuses solely on the critical legal issues that HR professionals may face on a daily basis. Students will learn how to research and analyze new laws, create a code of ethics, develop a comprehensive compliance program and so much more. With this expertise, graduates will offer employers sophisticated knowledge and skills to help protect against liability.


Core Courses (18 Credits)

  • LSTU 500S Introduction to the Legal System (3 credits)
  • LSTU 501S Compliance Skills: Auditing, Investigation & Reporting (3 credits)
  • LSTU 502S Ethics and Professional Standards (3 credits)
  • LSTU 503S Legal Research and Analysis (3 credits)
  • LSTU 507S Risk Assessment and Management (3 credits)
  • LSTU 540S MLS Masters Capstone (3 credits)

Human Resources Compliance Concentration (12 Credits)

  • LSTU 520S Legal Issues in Employee Hiring and Termination (3 credits)
  • LSTU 521S Human Resources Compliance: Managing the Employer/Employee Relationship (3 credits)
  • LSTU 522S Human Resources in Practice: Negotiation, Mediation, and Alternative Dispute Resolution (3 credits)
  • LSTU or LAW Electives (3 credits)