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Dual Degree - LLM/MBA

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. Thereafter, they may take courses at Kogod or WCL. In addition, students must meet all of the course requirements for both programs:


  • Two 25 page research papers

  • American Legal Institutes (for civil law-trained lawyers)

  • English for Lawyers (for students who need extra practice with English)


  • 36 credit hours of required courses

  • 18 credit hours of business electives

Degree Requirements

54 credit hours of approved graduate course work including 16 credit hours of approved WCL courses, 2 legal research papers, 36 credit hours of required MBA courses, and 18 credit hours of business electives. The first semester in the program must be spent as a full-time LLM student. Students may not count internship credits towards the LLM degree.

MBA Required Core Courses (36 credits)

  • KSB-601 Strategic Decision-Making in a Global Environ I

  • KSB-061 Workshop I

  • KSB-602 Strategic Decision-Making in a Global Environ II

  • KSB-062 Workshop II

  • KSB-655 Business Communications

  • ACCT-607 Accounting Concepts & Applications

  • FIN-614 Financial Management

  • FIN-605 Managerial Economics

  • MKTG-612 Marketing

  • ITEC-610 Applied Managerial Statistics

  • MGMT-613 Managing People in Organizations

  • IBUS-610 International Business Analysis

  • ITEC-617 Information & Technology

  • ITEC-618 Applied Prod. & Operations Management

Business Electives

  • 18 credit hours of business electives


Application Deadlines

Application for Fall 2012 admission is now available on a rolling basis for all graduate degree programs.

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