Law and Business Administration
JD/MBA, Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business
The daily interaction of Law and Business in our society presents attorneys, entrepreneurs, and other professionals with a diverse set of challenges arising from public and private institutions, policies, and practices. A joint degree program can provide valuable interdisciplinary skills to tackle these challenges. To prepare the next generation of leaders, the University of Pittsburgh School of Law offers an outstanding joint degree program in Law and Business with a unique option.
Students may combine a Juris Doctor (JD) degree with a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from either the University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate School of Business, which is in the top 30 of U.S. public business schools according to the U.S. News rankings, or Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business, which is in the top 20 of all U.S. business schools according to the the U.S. News rankings. The JD/MBA program enables students to receive integrated training in Law and Business while reducing the amount of time ordinarily necessary to earn the two degrees from five years to four years.
Questions concerning the JD/MBA program should be directed to its Faculty Advisor at the School of Law, Professor Douglas M. Branson.