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Dual Degree: JD/MBA

JD MBA at Rutgers CamdenThe School of Law–Camden and the School of Business–Camden offer a J.D./M.B.A. dual-degree program. Students interested in pursuing the J.D./M.B.A. degree must apply and be admitted independently to both the M.B.A. program and the J.D. program.

The M.B.A. program awards up to 12 credit hours of course work toward the M.B.A. degree for credits earned at the School of Law– Camden from among a list of courses specified by the M.B.A. committee. To receive credit toward the M.B.A. degree, students must achieve grades of C or better in their law courses. Courses taken in the J.D. program, however, will not be included in the computation of the cumulative grade-point average for the M.B.A.

The School of Law–Camden also will transfer up to 12 credits of course work toward the J.D. degree for credits earned in the M.B.A. program in courses approved in advance for each student by the Law School Committee on the Curriculum. To receive credit toward the J.D. degree, students must achieve grades of C or better in the M.B.A. courses. Courses taken in the M.B.A. program, however, will not be included in the computation of the cumulative grade-point average for the J.D. degree. Students enrolled in the J.D./M.B.A. program must comply with the rules and regulations of each program, and must meet the requirements for each degree except insofar as joint credit is awarded in accordance with the rules stated above.

About Rutgers Law

The School of Law-Camden is a leading center of legal education. Its faculty is internationally recognized in a number of fields including constitutional, criminal, health, and corporate law. Its alumni are leading members of the bar in public and private practice settings throughout the nation. The school is well represented among the state and federal judiciary. The law school is a member of the Association of American Law Schools and is on the list of approved schools of the American Bar Association. It offers a three-year course of study for full-time students and a four-year, part-time program leading to the awarding of the Juris Doctor degree. The law school had its origin in the South Jersey Law School, which was established in Camden in 1926 by Arthur E. Armitage, Sr., and an interested group of citizens. In 1950 the School of Law was merged with Rutgers University and, along with the Newark Law School, became part of the State University School of Law. In accordance with a resolution of the Board of Governors, the Schools of Law of Camden and Newark were established as autonomous units on July 1, 1967.