Fox MBA + JD from Temple’s Beasley School of Law

Purse your Fox MBA simultaneously with your Juris Doctor from Temple’s Beasley School of Law.

Which Fox MBA Is Available for This Dual Degree?

You may pursue this dual degree through the following format(s):

  • Full-Time MBA
  • Part-Time MBA

Where Can I Learn More About Each Program?

Visit the following websites to learn about each master’s program for this dual degree:

How Do I Complete the Program?

The JD/MBA dual degree program offers options for admission and program completion depending on your undergraduate background and/or level of business experience.

Business Experience/Undergrad Degree

If you have an undergraduate degree in business or economics or have at least two years of business experience, you are eligible for the three-year JD/MBA program, which offers two options for completion:

Three-Year JD/MBA Program Option 1: Part-Time MBA Coursework Between First and Second Year

  1. Apply to the Beasley School’s full-time JD program, indicating JD/MBA in item 18, and the Fox School’s Part-Time MBA simultaneously
  2. Notify the Beasley School’s assistant dean for academic affairs that you are applying to the Three-Year JD/MBA program
  3. Upon admission, take STAT 5001 from the Fox School of Business the summer before starting your JD.
  4. In the summer between your first and second year of your JD, complete six credits of MBA coursework.
  5. Take 21 credits of business-related law courses plus business writing
  6. Complete 21 credits of business-related law courses plus business writing—applying credits across each program:
    • 16.5 credits of the JD apply to the MBA
    • 15 credits of the MBA apply to the JD

Three-Year JD/MBA Program Option 2: Part-Time MBA Coursework Between Second and Third Year

  1. Apply to the Beasley School’s full-time JD program
  2. During the fall semester of your first year in law school, attend the presentation on the JD/MBA program and meet with the Beasley School’s assistant dean for academic affairs
  3. Apply to the Fox School Part-Time MBA after meeting with the Beasley School’s assistant dean for academic affairs
  4. In the summer between your second and third year of law school, take six credits of MBA courses
  5. Complete 21 credits of business-related law courses plus business writing—applying credits across each program:
    • 16.5 credits of the JD apply to the MBA
    • 15 credits of the MBA apply to the JD

No Prior Business Experience/Undergrad Degree

If you do not have at least two years of business experience or an undergraduate degree in business or economics, you must take the four-year JD/MBA program.

Four-Year JD/MBA Program: Full-Time MBA

  1. Apply to the Beasley School’s full-time JD program
  2. During the fall semester of your first year in law school, attend the presentation on the JD/MBA program and meet with the Beasley School’s assistant dean for academic affairs
  3. Apply to the Fox Full-Time MBA after meeting with the Beasley School’s assistant dean for academic affairs
  4. Complete 21 credits of business-related law courses plus business writing—applying credits across each program:
    • 13.5 credits of the JD apply to the MBA
    • 12 credits of the MBA apply to the JD

How Many Credits Apply Between Programs?

  • Three-Year JD/Part-Time MBA program:
    • Count 16.5 credits of your JD coursework toward your Fox MBA.
    • Count 15 credits of your coursework from the Fox School of Business toward your JD.
  • Four-Year JD/Full-Time MBA program:
    • Count 13.5 credits of your JD coursework toward your Fox MBA.
    • Count 12 credits of your coursework from the Fox School of Business toward your JD.

What Are the Admissions Criteria?

  • For the three-year JD/MBA program: you must have at least two years of business experience or an undergraduate degree in business or economics.
  • You must apply to the Beasley School’s JD program and the Fox School’s MBA program separately, as each school makes it admissions decisions separately
  • LSAT must be taken as part of your JD application
  • GMAT must be taken as part of your MBA application
  • Additional admissions criteria may be required for each program; please refer to the Beasley School’s website and the Fox School’s website for more information

How Do I Apply?

You must apply for enrollment in each program separately, as each school makes its own admissions decisions.

Please be sure to complete and submit your application prior to the program’s application deadline. Application deadlines vary by program—please review them before applying:

Who Do I Contact with Questions?

Admissions representatives at the Fox School vary by program. Should you have questions pertaining to the Fox MBA, please contact your personal admissions representative.