Combined JD/MBA

This is a four-year program which 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 during July-August
  • September to December: five 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

  • Full First Year JD courses

Year 3

  • Civil Procedure
  • Constitutional Law
  • Second Year Moot
  • A major paper course
  • seven to nine hours of law courses from the “Business Law” area (see below)
  • Other elective courses for a total of 23-25 law credits
  • BUSI 6000 (fall)
  • BUSI 6005 (winter)
  • One CRMBA elective (three credit hours, winter)

 Year 4

  • The Legal Profession
  • A major paper course
  • Three to five hours of law courses from the “Business Law” area
  • Other elective law courses for a total of 23 - 25 law credits
  • MGMT 5000 (fall)
  • Three elective half courses from the CRMBA program (nine credit hours)

The third and fourth year programs may be done in reverse order, with permission, except for the required law courses Second Year Moot, Civil Procedure and Constitutional Law (third year) and the Legal Profession (fourth year).


Courses in the Business Law area

  • Bankruptcy & Insolvency, two credits
  • Business and Environment, three credits
  • Business Associations, four credits
  • Sale of Goods, two credits
  • Secured Transactions, three credits
  • Taxation of Corporations, two credits
  • Insurance, two credits
  • Corporate Transactions, three credits
  • Corporate Finance, three credits
  • Competition Law, three credits
  • International Trade Law, three credits
  • Law of Succession, two credits
  • Legal Accounting, two credits
  • Oil & Gas Law, two credits
  • Real Estate Transactions, four credits
  • Taxation I, four credits
  • Taxation II, two credits
  • Taxation III, two credits
  • Securities Regulation, three credits
  • Regulation of Financial Institutions, three credits
  • Additional recommended courses: Evidence, Trusts

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