MBA/JD Degree (Juris Doctor)

While pursuing their MBA degree, students may also pursue their JD at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law in Baltimore. The MBA/JD program is designed to prepare students for positions of responsibility in industry, commerce, or government.

Combining a top J.D. program and one of the world’s premier MBA programs, students will be exposed to two diverse curricula and faculties. Students will experience life in the Washington-Baltimore corridor, a 40-mile stretch connecting two exceptional cities that share one of the richest concentrations of resources and talent in the nation.

Sample Schedule

Year Fall Spring
5 JD  

MBA Credit Requirement: 33
JD Credit Requirement: 76
Total Credit: 109

Dual Degree Policy

Students must apply to each institution for admission. The Smith School of Business and the  School of Law use separate application processes for admission purposes. Students must meet the admissions requirements of both institutions. Furthermore, once admitted into the program, students will be subject to the rules and conditions of both institutions about acceptable academic performance, reasonable progress toward completion of the degree, and standards of ethical conduct.

MBA Admissions Requirements

JD Admissions Requirements


Applications completed by: Will receive decisions by:
October 1, 2019 December 23, 2019
November 1, 2019 January 15, 2020
December 15, 2019 March 15, 2020
January 15, 2020 April 15, 2020
March 1, 2020 May 1, 2020


While in the MBA program all classes will be charged by the Robert H. Smith School tuition rates per credit hour. For more information on MBA tuition and fees please click here.

Robert H. Smith School of Business
Map of Robert H. Smith School of Business
University of Maryland
Robert H. Smith School of Business
Van Munching Hall
College Park MD 20742