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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the Master of Arts in Financial Integrity (MAFI)?
    MAFI is a masters degree program from Case Western Reserve University School of Law that prepares students for anti-money laundering and financial crime programs for financial institutions, regulatory and other government agencies.
  • How will a Master of Arts in Financial Integrity advance my career?
    Unlike a JD or MBA, MAFI is a comprehensive program designed to educate students about financial crime and goes beyond other training and certification programs. This is the degree that will put you in the front end of compliance, investigation, prosecution and regulatory review.
  • What courses are taught?
    Descriptions for required courses and electives are available here.
  • Where are the courses held?
    The next planned MAFI program will be held in the NY/NJ area in September 2018. For more information please email MAFI@case.edu.
  • Is this available online?
    Some of the courses are available remotely through live streaming. Most instruction is face-to-face to ensure both in depth learning and professional networking.
  • What time are classes held?
    The classes are held one weekend a month from 9am-5pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
  • Why will my employer value the MAFI degree?
    MAFI gives you qualifications that will help your organization meet the controls of AML/BSA compliance, reduce risk and save money.
  • What kinds of jobs do MAFI graduates receive?
    Competing for the highest-level positions in anti-money laundering requires advanced degrees and demonstrated knowledge in the field. This program will provide you with the credentials, knowledge and experience needed for such roles as Chief Compliance Officer, AML Investigations Officer, Compliance Investigator, AML Vice President and many more. The MAFI graduate will be a comprehensively trained expert sought after by private and public sector alike.
  • Is financial assistance available?
    Yes. Outside of a limited number of merit scholarships offered by the Financial Integrity Institute, other types of aid may include federal and/or state loans, and financial assistance through the military and employers.
  • How long does it take to complete the degree?
    16 months
  • What are the admissions requirements?
    BA or professional experience in financial integrity or a related field.
  • Who do I contact for more information?
    Email us at MAFI@case.edu, use our contact form or call 216.368.3600 for admissions questions, detailed course of study, faculty listing and more.
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