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Juris Doctor / Master of Business Administration (JD/MBA)


The joint JD/MBA degree requires 130 units: 48 units of business courses through the Graziadio School and 82 units of law courses through the School of Law.


First-year law students follow a rigorous course of study that covers the following subjects:  Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Contracts, Criminal Law, Introduction to Ethical Lawyering, Legal Research and Writing, Property, and Torts.

After the first year, students are required to complete 18-21 units of additional required courses (depending on the units offered for certain courses), including:  Corporations, Criminal Procedure, Evidence, Federal Income Taxation, Remedies, and Wills and Trusts.

Students also have the opportunity to select from a broad range of elective courses, clinics, externships, and student-edited journals.


MBA Core Curriculum
Core Classes: 30-40 units
Electives: 8-18 units
Integration Seminar: 0 units
Total Units: 48 units required

MBA Core Classes

  • Business Writing
  • Financial Accounting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Economic Concepts
  • Managerial Economics
  • Applied Data Analysis
  • Information Resources and Technology
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Personal Development for Leadership
  • Theories and Models of Organization
  • Macroeconomic Analysis
  • Technology and Operations Management
  • Quantitative Business Analysis
  • Strategic Management