MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION FOUR YEAR PROGRAM

Suffolk University Law School and the Sawyer Business School offer a joint program in law and business management that results in combined JD/MBA degrees after four years of full-time study. This is the largest of the joint degree programs. It is intended for individuals who wish to pursue careers where both types of professional education would be beneficial.

Candidates for admission to the joint JD/MBA program must meet the entrance criteria established by the Law School and the Sawyer Business School for their respective tracks. Applicants to a joint degree MUST file two applications: one to the Law School and one to the University Graduate Admission Office.

Both applicatins should indicate the selection of the joint degree. The Law School evaluates the application for admission criteria applicable to the Law side of the joint degree. The Graduate Admission Office evaluates the application for admission criteria fo the MBA.

The curriculum requirements of the JD/MBA program are determined by the respective schools. Currently, 115 credits are required; of these, 72 credits must be taken in required and elective Law School courses and 43 in Sawyer Business School courses. Final programs are approved by the Associate Deans of each school.

For more information about the joint degree program, including an application, please contact Suffolk University Graduate Admissions at 617-573-8302.