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JD-MBA Program


A Joint Initiative with the College of Business and SU Law Center | Where Business and Law Go Hand In Hand


5 Benefits of a Dual JD/MBA

If you are reading this, you are already thinking about the competitive edge a JD/MBA can provide you. Here are 5 other reasons why you should pursue a JD/MBA.

  1. Time

Most dual JD/MBA programs are three to four years long, while obtaining the JD and MBA separately would take five years. 

  1. Money

The dual degree saves you about on to two year(s) in tuition expenses. 

  1. Versatility and Advancement

Today’s business environment is competitive and demands integrative thinkers who are flexible and global oriented. Your critical thinking and textual analysis skills are indeed valuable, however, companies demand more. A JD/MBA can increase your competence in leadership, management, business development, and negotiation abilities; equipping you with a versatile skillset that is prime for advancement.  

  1. Career Flexibility

Wanting to keep your career options open? Wanting to differentiate yourself? A dual JD/MBA allows for seamless transitions into diverse careers in consulting, government, and positions you for senior management and strategic roles. 

  1. Networking

Diversify your professional network with savvy businessmen and businesswomen, lawyers, and future CEOs, CMOs, CFOs, entrepreneurs, government officials, and other key and influential professionals and executives.

Imagine the idea of being able to think like a lawyer and businessperson simultaneously. Endless Opportunities!


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