Argument: JD/MBA ideal for corporate law
- Debate: Joint JD/MBA degree - pro argument.
American University JD/MBA program: "JD/MBA graduates are well equipped for careers in mergers and acquisitions, international business and business management, and positions such as in-house business counsel, outside legal advisor, and lobbyist."
"Why pursue a JD and an MBA." Georgetown Law Center: "The joint JD/MBA program strives to improve the effectiveness of managers, policymakers and legal advisors to business by training individuals to understand the importance of the issues, skills, and methods in both law and business. Graduates of the program will have the tools to pursue careers in the legal and business professions, especially where those areas overlap, for example, investment and commercial banking, management consulting, government regulation, and business policy analysis."