Juris Doctor /Master of Business Administration

The University of Miami School of Law and the School of Business Administration offer a joint degree program in law and business. Upon completion of this program, a student earns the Juris Doctor degree from the School of Law and a Master of Business Administration degree from the School of Business Administration.

Students who apply for the joint J.D./M.B.A. program must apply to both the School of Law and the School of Business Administration. The applicant must achieve a qualifying score on the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) and the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) for admission to the respective schools. The applicant must notify both schools that he or she is applying for the joint J.D./M.B.A. program, and in order to remain in the joint program, the student must meet minimum standards of both the School of Law and the School of Business Administration.

To obtain detailed program admission information, please reference the program brochure which can be requested by contacting the Office of Recruiting and Admissions at 305-284-2510 or visit our website.

In addition to all requirements for the J.D degree., students in the joint J.D./M.B.A. program must complete the following courses:

LAW 100 - Business Associations
LAW 105 - Federal Income Tax I
LAW 406 - Professional Responsibility 

Year One Fall Semester-Term 1
ACC 670Financial Reporting and Analysis2
BUS 600Fundamentals of Critical Thinking and Effective Writing (Optional)1
or BUS 602 Critical Thinking and Effective Writing
BUS 604Career Development and Enrichment0
ECO 685Managerial Decisions in a Global Economy2
MGT 675Business Policy and Strategy2
Waiver Replacement*
Year One Fall Semester-Term 2
ACC 671Accounting for Decision Making2
BUS 603Critical Thinking and Effective Speaking (Optional)1
MAS 631Statistics for Managerial Decision Making2
MGT 620Managing Through People2
Waiver Replacement*
Year One Spring Semester-Term 1
BSL 690Legal and Ethical Implications of Business Decision Making2
BUS 604Career Development and Enrichment1
FIN 641Valuation and Financial Decision Making2
MAS 632Management Science Models for Decision Making2
MKT 640Foundations of Marketing Management2
Waiver Replacement*
Year One Spring Semester-Term 2
BTE 610Foundations of Management Information Systems2
FIN 642The Financial Environment2
MGT 643Principles of Operations Management2
MKT 650Strategic Marketing2
Year Two Fall Semester-Term 1
BUS 604Career Development and Enrichment0
Elective2
Elective2
Elective2
Elective2
Year Two Fall Semester-Term 2
Elective2
Elective2
Elective2
Elective2
Year Two Spring Semester-Term 1
BUS 604Career Development and Enrichment1
Elective2
Elective2
Elective2
Elective2
Year Two Spring Semester-Term 2
MGT 677Corporate Strategy and Organization2
Elective2
Elective2
Elective2
Total Credit Hours46-48

*Courses waived (based on waiver exam) must be replaced with an elective.
7 electives (14 credits) are required during the 2nd year of the program. Students may be able to complete a concentration based on electives completed. Elective offerings are based on class demand.