Combined JD/MBA

This is a four-year program that enables students to select courses leading to degrees of Juris Doctor and Master of Business Administration. The combined program is structured as follows:

Year 1

  • CRMBA program starts at the end of June, with four courses taken from July-August
  • September to December: 5 more CRMBA courses
  • January to August: mandatory eight-month Corporate Residency, plus one online course
  • Non-credit course in Personal and Professional Effectiveness, taken throughout

Year 2

First-year courses of the JD program 

 

Year 3

MBA:

JD:

  • LAWS 2062.05: Constitutional Law 
  • LAWS 2311.005: Second Year Moot 
  • LAWS 2321.005: Second Year Moot 
  • LAWS 2361.025: Civil Procedure 
  • LAWS 2362.025: Civil Procedure
  • 7 to 9 credit hours of law courses from the “Business Law” area (see below)
  • Other elective courses for a total of 23-25 law credits (inclusive of a LAWS major paper course)

 

Year 4

 MBA:

  • MGMT 5000.03
  • 9 credit hours of MBA(CR) electives

JD:

  • LAWS 2099.02: Legal Profession
  • 3 to 5 credit hours of law courses from the “Business Law” area
  • Other elective law courses for a total of 23 - 25 law credits (inclusive of a LAWS major paper course)

The first year and second year programs may be done in reverse order. The third and fourth year programs may be done in reverse order, with permission, except for the required law core courses.

 

Courses in the Business Law area

LAWS 2002.04: Business Associations 
LAWS 2006.03: Corporate Finance
LAWS 2008.04: Evidence
LAWS 2010.02: Insurance Law 
LAWS 2029.04: Taxation I 
LAWS 2033.03: Equity and Trusts 
LAWS 2056.03: International Trade Law 
LAWS 2059.02: Taxation III 
LAWS 2079.02: Oil and Gas Law 
LAWS 2081.02: Bankruptcy and Insolvency
LAWS 2106.02: Taxation of Corporations 
LAWS 2121.02: Law of Succession 
LAWS 2129.03: Corporate Transactions 
LAWS 2137.03: Regulation of Financial Institutions 
LAWS 2138.03: Securities Regulation 
LAWS 2145.02: Sale of Goods 
LAWS 2153.03: Business and Environmental Law 
LAWS 2169.03: Competition Law 
LAWS 2170.03: Information Technology Transactions 
LAWS 2204.03: Secured Transactions 
LAWS 2232.04: Real Estate Transactions 
LAWS 2269.03: Taxation II 

 

Students intending to make an application for the joint JD/MBA program should inquire directly to: crmba@dal.ca (902) 494-1814 or toll-free 1-888-432-5622 (MBA) and to admissions@dal.ca (LAW).