J.D./M.B.A. - Degree Requirements

Program Description

The MBA/JD program was founded because there is significant need for business knowledge in the practice of law and knowledge of legal basics in the corporate world. The degrees are obtained from Olin Business School and the School of Law. The program generally takes four years (128 credit hours) to complete. MBA/JD students pursue a variety of careers, including:  

  • Corporate law         
  • Litigation         
  • Investment banking        
  • Corporate finance       
  • Marketing 


  • Complete an application for each school
  • Take the LSAT and GMAT
  • Complete 77 credits (five semesters) of law school
  • Complete 51 credits (three semesters) of business school
  • Complete the required curriculum associated with the respective degrees