JD/MBA Joint Degree Enhance Your Legal Career

Explore the intersection of law and business

Earn your JD and MBA at Tulane.

Program Overview

Do you want to enhance your legal career with a deep knowledge of business? As a JD/MBA, you’ll learn how business plays an integral role in legal proceedings and other transactions. At Freeman, you’ll enrich your education and further your career. 

Not only will this joint degree differentiate you from other legal professionals and help propel you into leadership positions, it will also give you the flexibility to transition seamlessly to other sectors, including finance and consulting. The leadership, management, business development and negotiation skills you’ll cultivate will give you a distinct advantage throughout your professional life.

Program Highlights

Expand your opportunities with two degrees.
A Tulane MBA will make you more competitive as you move forward in your career. You’ll stand out from the crowd throughout your professional life..

Get real-world experience.
Go beyond tests and textbooks. Our hands-on curriculum will give you the business skills that will enhance your career in law.

Learn from industry experts.
Our courses are delivered by business experts, giving you access to influential thought leaders and accomplished researchers.

Build a robust network.
While pursuing your MBA, you’ll interact with potential business partners, clients and connections to job opportunities. You’ll engage directly with entrepreneurs, CEOs and other professionals.

Be part of a tight-knit community.
Small classes mean your professors become mentors and your classmates become life-long friends. You’ll have professional connections who will support you throughout your career.

Form collaborative partnerships.
You’ll form meaningful relationships with researchers who break down the boundaries between business and law.

We are seeking you –Aspiring leaders and motivated innovators

We are seeking you –
Aspiring leaders and motivated innovators

JD/MBA Curriculum

As a Freeman JD/MBA student, you’ll develop a holistic understanding of business decision making and the knowledge capital needed to be a proactive, effective business leader throughout your career. Plus, you’ll enjoy learning experiences that you'll only find at Freeman.


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Data Literacy

All students will gain a foundation in analytics through a structured sequence of classes in the first year, giving them the knowledge and skills to make sound data-based decisions as future leaders. Students wishing to take a deeper dive can earn a specialization or concentration that will teach them more advanced skills.

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Environmental, Social and Governance

ESG is essential for all businesses to provide transparency, mitigate risk and be responsible stewards of our future. With ESG principles woven into your coursework and specialized electives on sustainability, you will be prepared to handle crises in increasingly disruptive times.

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Experiential Learning

In your business core, you will gain hands-on experience in negotiations, leadership and consulting in week-long immersions and semester-long classes. Electives will let you dive deeper with projects specific to your areas of interest.

Joint degree candidates should complete the application for the Full-Time MBA program and indicate their interest in the JD/MBA.

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