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Kogod School of Business Dual Degree Programs

Dual Degrees

Graduate with a unique set of skills and an extra edge in the competitive job market with an expertise in two disciplines.

Kogod School of Business enables students to pursue a master's degree from another academic unit at American University at the same time they are completing an MBA.  Kogod offers dual degree programs within the School of International Service (SIS) and the Washington College of Law (WCL).  Both are renowned for their superior programs and outstanding faculty and enjoy a well-earned reputation for excellence. 

Applicants must be admitted to each program. Some courses may count towards both degrees reducing the total number of credit hours required if the degrees were pursued independently.


The Kogod School of Business and the School of International Service (SIS) jointly offer dual MA/MBA programs. These programs offer students the opportunity to combine solid business skills with an expertise in international studies.

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SIS Program Overview


The Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD)/MBA program at the Kogod School of Business provides an excellent opportunity for students who desire to combine skills and develop expertise in both business and law. Because of the unique structure of undergraduate course work and qualifications, students can earn this joint degree in four years. JD/MBA students are enrolled in both Kogod and the Washington College of Law at American University.

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WCL Program Overview


Kogod and the Washington College of Law (WCL) offer the first LLM/MBA dual degree program in the United States. This innovative program offers students the unique opportunity to earn an LLM degree from WCL and an MBA degree from Kogod within two years. Students develop both the legal and business skills necessary to tackle complex business transactions and to succeed in today's global economy. Students must begin the joint program as full-time LLM students.

Course Requirements
WCL Program Overview


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