Joint Degree Programs

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Your choice of courses is not limited to Dickinson Law. You may earn up to six credits towards your J.D. degree from approved graduate-level courses offered by other Penn State departments. You also may enroll in one of an array of joint degree programs, graduating with both your J.D. from Dickinson Law and a master’s degree from a coordinate department of Penn State.

Joint Degrees

J.D./MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (M.B.A.)

Students pursuing the J.D./M.B.A. may want to focus their M.B.A. studies in one of the tracks of electives listed below:

  • Business Analytics
  • Finance
  • Information Systems
  • Strategic Leadership and Innovation
  • Supply Chain Management

J.D./MASTER OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION (M.P.A.)

Students pursuing the J.D./M.P.A. may want to focus their M.P.A. studies in one of the concentrations listed below:

  • Nonprofit Management
  • Policy Analysis and Evaluation
  • Public Budgeting and Financial Management
  • State-Local Government and Administration

J.D./MASTER OF PUBLIC HEALTH (M.P.H.)

The J.D./M.P.H. joint degree offers students an accelerated course of study of law and public health, enabling them to successfully enter the complex and ever-changing fields of public health and health law. Students pursuing this degree will gain advanced knowledge of legal matters relating to public health; use legal tools to solve public health challenges; and train for a career in public health research, policy, and advocacy; health law; or environmental law.

If interested in pursuing a joint degree, contact the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.