JD/MBA

UB School of Management alumna standing with professor looking at the camera.

Sarah Tanbakuchi, JD/MBA ’14, and Professor Nick Everest

Combine your great legal mind with advanced leadership, teamwork and communication skills to set yourself apart as you launch and expand your career.

Private practice, litigation and corporate counsel positions all require knowledge of business and the law, and those with significant leadership skills often rise to executive positions. The School of Management and the School of Law offer a collaborative four-year program leading to both the Juris Doctor (JD) and MBA degrees.

Be Career Ready

  • Gain in-depth exposure to essential knowledge that will allow you solve complex business problems
  • Develop practical and strategic financial management skills
  • Employ critical thinking to transform how organizations operate
  • Tackle societal challenges using applied foundational management skills
  • Build your professional network with industry executives
  • Immerse yourself in the diverse community of full-time MBAs

Take advantage of our immersive action-learning New York City Finance and Law program for a full semester in Manhattan, working with practicing finance and law experts. 

Total Hour Requirement

School of Law Credits School of Management Credits
Law courses


Total
81


81
MBA core courses
MBA electives
MBA internship
Total
27
18
3
48
School of Law Credits
Law courses
Total
81
81
School of Management Credits
MBA core courses
MBA electives
MBA internship
Total
27
18
3
48

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School of Management
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Buffalo, NY 14260-4010

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Curriculum

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Fourth Year

Fall Semester

 • Two MBA electives
 • Law

Spring Semester

 • Two MBA electives
 • Law

21 credits of MBA electives in total (9 credits must be completed while in residency in Law School, 3 credits must be an internship).

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