Guide for JD/MBA Students

This information is a guide to help JD/MBA students plan their MBA experience.

JD/MBA students must satisfactorily complete a minimum of 48 approved credits of MBA course work: The 48 credits of MBA course work, must include thirty-three (33) credits of required courses (including 3 credits of MBA Experiential Elective course work) and fifteen (15) additional credits of MBA elective course work. Specific information about required courses and credits are available in the student handbook. If you have questions about graduation requirements, curricular path or registration options, contact Judy O'Neill or Karen Arthur.

During the first two years of the four year program, MBA/JD students complete one academic year in the MBA program and one in the law program. During the third and fourth years of the MBA/JD program, students are concurrently enrolled in the law and MBA program. Generally, third and fourth-year MBA/JD students will take two-thirds of their courses at the College of Law and one-third at the Atkinson School.

MBA Year - Fall Semester - 15 MBA credits

  • GSM 5103: Data Analysis, Modeling & Decision Making
  • GSM 5104: Managing Individuals, Teams and Organizations
  • GSM 5105: Accounting for Managers
  • GSM 5107: Marketing: Creating Satisfied Consumers
  • GSM 5108: PACE I: Consulting & Achieving Career Goals

MBA Year - Spring Semester - 15 MBA credits

  • GSM 5109: PACE II: Consulting & Entrepreneurial Venture
  • GSM 5110: Economics, Finance and Markets
  • GSM 5114: Operations and Systems Management
  • GSM 6___: MBA Experiential Elective or MBA Elective
  • GSM 6___: MBA Experiential Elective or MBA Elective

Year 3 and 4 - Concurrent Enrollment in MBA and Law - 18 MBA credits plus Law credits

  • GSM 6121: Politics and Public Policy for Managers
  • GSM 6123: Strategic Management
  • GSM 6___: MBA Experiential Elective or MBA Elective
  • GSM 6___: MBA Experiential Elective or MBA Elective
  • GSM 6___: MBA Experiential Elective or MBA Elective
  • GSM 6___: MBA Experiential Elective or MBA Elective