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Master of Arts in Financial Integrity

Master of Arts in Financial Integrity

Master of Arts in Financial Integrity

The course of study is intended for professionals who design and implement anti-money laundering, counter-terrorism, counter-proliferation financing policies and related integrity initiatives. Taught by leading academics and practitioners from around the world, the MAFI program will be the first of its kind offered by a major research university.

To obtain the MAFI degree, students must successfully complete eight courses for a total of 32 credits.

2017-2018 MAFI tuition rate is $2,104 per credit hour.

Program Format

Courses will be conducted over 16 months through a series of intensive, three day weekend sessions. Students may participate via video conferencing. Please note: Classes break during July and August.

Course of Study

All courses except the capstone course and the practicum are 4 credits; the capstone course is 2 credits; the practicum is 2 credits (1 credit during fall 2017; 1 credit during spring 2018).


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Admissions Requirements

Applicants must have a BA or equivalent degree and professional experience in financial integrity or a related field.


Have a question about our program or want to apply?
Use our contact form or call Patty Harbold at 216-368-5064 for admissions questions, detailed course of study, faculty listing and more.

What does a Master of Arts in Financial Integrity (MAFI) offer you?
MAFI prepares you to lead anti-money laundering and financial crime programs for financial institutions, regulatory bodies, and other government agencies. The MAFI graduate will be a comprehensively trained expert sought after by the private and public sector alike.
Designed and taught by experts from diverse financial regulatory bodies, top financial sector compliance officials, and leading academics, the MAFI program provides a unique academic approach combining theory and practice. Face-to-face instruction ensures both in-depth learning and professional networking.
How will MAFI advance my career?
An advanced degree from a major research university, MAFI goes beyond training and certification programs. Unlike a J.D. or M.B.A., MAFI focuses on financial crime and does so comprehensively. This professional degree will make you a standout among your peers.
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