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University of Alberta - School of Business

School of Business
3 - 23 Business Building
Edmonton, AB
Canada T6G 2R6

MBA / JD

   
Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Business Administration and Management, GeneralLaw (LL.B, J.D., B.C.L.)
Description Historically, the disciplines of business and law have been closely associated in both the public and private sector. In our global economy, businesses now deal with more complex issues concerning government regulations and international trade policies. With the growth in the size of law firms, lawyers are faced with new administrative challenges of managing a professional service firm. Historically, the disciplines of business and law have been closely associated in both the public and private sector. In our global economy, businesses now deal with more complex issues concerning government regulations and international trade policies. With the growth in the size of law firms, lawyers are faced with new administrative challenges of managing a professional service firm. Our MBA/JD joint program delivers the skills to improve the effectiveness of managers, policy makers, and legal advisers by providing students with strong management skills and an in-depth specialization in law. The Alberta School of Business in partnership with the Faculty of Law offers the joint MBA/JD that can be completed full-time in four years, one year less than taking each degree separately. This unique program allows individuals with an undergraduate degree in any area, the opportunity to combine management courses with studies in law.
Website: MBA / JD at University of Alberta - School of Business
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:
Provincial:$18,400.00
National:$18,400.00

This is an estimate of total cost per year.
Requirements
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 75
Test Scores:
  • Graduate Management Admission Test [min. 550]
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 7] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85]

-A minimum of two years of work experience -GMAT score (min of 550) -Three letters of reference -English Language Proficiency for Non-native English speakers (see exemptions)

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Work Experience

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: July 16, 2015