Should I get a MBA/JD degree? Facts & Figures

MBA Program ProfilesA JD/MBA degree option is standard at nearly every school that has both a business school and a law school.  Upon completion of the 4-year program, candidates receive both a JD and a MBA, in one year less than it would have taken them to obtain both degrees separately.Focuz

In recent years, dual MBA/JD degree programs have become increasingly popular.  Below is a breakdown of some of the major differences between a JD, JD/MBA, and MBA at Harvard University.

*Due to the small size of JD/MBA programs, specific salary and career statistics for this program are not available.  According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual starting salary for a business lawyer, a common career path for JD/MBAs, is $112,760. 

Check back soon for more factors to consider regarding JD/MBA and other dual degree programs!

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