Accelerated program helps prepare students for careers combining law and business

The University of Georgia's Terry College of Business and School of Law have announced the launch of a three-year MBA/JD program.
 
The new program allows students to complete both degrees in one year less than the traditional four-year offering. The school will continue to offer the four-year MBA/JD program for students who would like a broader understanding of legal issues.
 
“While UGA will continue to offer the four-year program for students who seek broader training in the law, the three-year JD/MBA is ideally suited to meet the needs of the highly differentiated student whose career aspiration is corporate law,” according to Suzanne E. Barbour, dean of the Graduate School.
 
According to the school, there has been an increase of the number of graduates who secure employment in the business sector. Since 2008, the percent of law school graduates in business-related employment has approximately doubled, according to the school.
 
 
Read more about the school's LL.M. programs on the Georgia Law's Full Profile at LLM GUIDE.
 
Image: The University of Georgia School of Law's library in 2010 / CC BY-SA 3.0

Related Law Schools

Athens, Georgia 39 Followers 28 Discussions

More LLM News

Virtual Event: U.S. LL.M. Legal Education Conference

Feb 19, 2024

More LLM News

LLM Articles

How to Know When It's Time to Switch Legal Specialties

Jul 19, 2024

Switching legal specialties can be a big career decision. But it’s often why people embark on an LL.M. degree. Understanding when it’s time to make the leap, and how to navigate the transition successfully, can lead to greater job satisfaction and career fulfillment.

‘How my LL.M. From USC Gould Turbocharged my Career’

Jul 17, 2024

Moritz Reinhard, an LL.M graduate of USC Gould School of Law, has turbocharged his career by pursuing an advanced legal degree in the U.S. His decision to attend USC was fueled by various compelling factors: including personal connections, academic freedom, and the allure of California.

How to Use the Summer Wisely to Prepare for Your LL.M.

Jul 12, 2024

Summer can be a pivotal time for incoming Master of Law students. The transition to an LL.M. program can be challenging, but using your summer effectively can set a strong foundation for academic and personal success. Here’s a comprehensive guide on how to prepare wisely for your LL.M. during the summer months.

More Articles

Related Top 10 Lists

More Top 10 Lists