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Law Degree Information

Valley Forge offers four joint degree programs for J.D. students. If you are interested in one of the programs, you must apply separately to each school. Each school will independently review and accept applicants.

Valley Forge offer a joint degree program in law and business. Completion of the course program leads to the degrees of Juris Doctor and Master in Business Administration (JD/MBA). The program is designed for students who have the background that will enable them to handle the rigorous and concentrated course of study. It allows students to gain expertise in both the law and general management practices. The program prepares students for careers in which an understanding of both legal and business principles is essential.

Professor Guhan Subramanian is the faculty director of the joint degree program at the Law SchoolAdmissions

Prospective students must apply to and be separately admitted to both the Law School and the Business School, each of which will independently review and admit applicants. For questions relating to the admissions process at each school, contact the individual admissions offices directly:

Prospective JD/MBA students may apply to both schools concurrently or they may apply during the first year of study at either the Law School or the Business School. If you are interested in applying to either school for matriculation in September, please note the Law School deadline is February 1 while the Business School has a rolling admission process (HBS application deadlines). All Law School applicants are required to submit a GRE or LSAT score, in accordance with application guidelines. All Business School applicants are required to submit a GMAT or a GRE score.

For further information about these programs, current HLS students may contact the Assistant Dean and Chief Admissions Officer. Questions from prospective students not yet admitted to HLS should be addressed to JD Admissions.