J.D. Joint Degree Information Session

Wednesday, February 1st – 12 pm – School of Law, Room 102

Representatives from the Beacom School of Business will be available to answer questions from students interested in the joint JD/Master of Business Administration)and JD/Master of Professional Accountancy programs. USD School of Law offers nine joint degree programs but offer only two through the business school. The Beacom School of Business at the University of South Dakota has earned a No. 12 ranking on The Princeton Review’s new list of the top 25 online MBA programs for 2017.

The joint degree program at the School of Law requires approval from the School of Law administration, admission to the participating master’s program, and is conditioned upon a cumulative grade point average of at least 75 upon completion of the first year of law school or a subsequent semester. Students admitted to this program take courses concurrently leading to both J.D. and master’s degrees in three years. Students may receive up to nine credit hours toward the 90 credit hours required for the J.D. degree. The amount of law credit accepted in a master’s program is determined by each program. Law students may not receive law credit for more than one course each semester outside of the School of Law without permission of the associate dean.

The Master of Business Administration program is designed to meet the needs of modern businesses for broadly educated management personnel who possess a generalized point of view, adaptability to changing environments and a high degree of analytical skill.

The Master of Professional Accountancy degree is designed to provide specialized training in accounting and related fields for those who wish to prepare for a career in public accounting, industry, government service or accounting education.

More information regarding the event: mba-mpa-joint-deree-session-february-2017

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