Combined Degree Programs

Make yourself more marketable by adding a second advanced degree to your J.D. Through our combined degree programs, your academic credentials will jump off your résumé and you’ll have added skills that prospective employers covet.   

J.D./M.B.A. Combined Degree Program

The J.D./M.B.A. combined degree program offers a powerful combination of business and legal expertise for students preparing for careers in business and law. Capitalizing on the strengths of our outstanding business and legal curricula, the J.D./M.B.A. can be completed in just three to four years of study. Pursuing both degrees allows students to take advantage of cross credits, where 12 credits of business coursework can be applied toward the 88 credits required for the J.D. degree, and 6 credits of law coursework can be applied toward the 36 credits required for the M.B.A. degree.

Students may simultaneously complete the requirements for a Juris Doctor from Western New England University School of Law and a Master of Business Administration from the AACSB International accredited Western New England University College of Business. The M.B.A. program is presented in an optional online/on-campus format. Those interested in this program must apply to each program separately. You may contact the College of Business at 413-782-1231 or on the web by clicking here.

J.D./M.S.A. Combined Degree Program

Students may simultaneously complete the requirements for a Juris Doctor from the School of Law and a Master of Science in Accounting from the AACSB International accredited Western New England University College of Business. The M.S.A. program is presented in a hybrid online/on-campus format. Those interested in this program must apply to each program separately. You may contact the College of Business at 413-782-1231 or on the web by clicking here.

Full-time J.D./M.R.P. Combined Degree Program

Students may simultaneously complete the requirements for a Juris Doctor degree from Western New England University School of Law and a Masters degree in Regional Planning from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in four academic years. The curriculum integrates studies of the physical, environmental, social, cultural, economic, legal, and political facets of planning at all scales: urban, suburban, and rural. Those interested in this program must apply to each program separately. You can reach the Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning at 413-545-2255 or on the web by clicking here.

Full-time J.D./M.S.W. Combined Degree Program

Students may simultaneously complete the requirements for a Juris Doctor from Western New England University School of Law and a Master of Social Work from the Springfield College School of Social Work in four academic years. The J.D./M.S.W. may be especially useful in such practice areas as representing the disabled, child welfare, family law, juvenile justice, mental health, social welfare policy, domestic violence, law enforcement, human rights, and legal aid services. Those interested in this program must apply to each program separately. You can reach the Springfield College School of Social Work at 413-748-3060 or on the web by clicking here.

B.M.E./JD Combined Degree Program

Western New England University's Six-year Biomedical Engineering/Law program will give you the technical and legal education needed to face these issues head on. As the only program in the nation to combine these degrees in this way in an accelerated format, Western New England University provides the foundation for students to do anything from create the biotechnology innovations of tomorrow to counsel corporations as they secure patents and manage intellectual property for the latest life-saving devices and medicines. You can find additional information about teh program by clicking here.

3+3 Program

The 3+3 Law Program allows qualified students to save tuition costs by completing a bachelor's degree and a law degree in six years instead of seven. Through an arrangement with the Western New England University School of Law, the 3+3 Law Program allows students to begin their first year of law school during their fourth year of undergraduate study. All credits apply to the bachelor's degree.  For further details and requirements, click here.

Similar 3+3 Law Programs are established between Western New England University School of Law and Assumption College, University of Saint Joseph Connecticut, Regis College and Springfield College.

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