Top universities offering JD/MBA (Juris Doctor/Masters of Business Administration) Joint Degree Programs:

Harvard University
- The JD/MBA Program offered by Harvard Law School (HLS) and Harvard Business School (HBS) is the oldest MBA joint degree program at Harvard. It is a four-year degree program that offers the core curricula of the HBS MBA and HLS JD with a wide range of elective options.
- HBS MBA program is ranked No. 3 in the world according to the Financial Times (FT) Global MBA Rankings (2010).

Stanford University
- Stanford's JD/MBA is among the nation's oldest and most successful joint degree programs.
- This joint degree allows students to simultaneously pursue an MBA at the Graduate School of Business and a JD from the Stanford Law School. The program can be completed in 4 academic years of residence.
- Stanford University GSB is ranked 4th internationally for its MBA program by FT in 2010.

Duke University
- Duke Law School and Fuqua School of Business have established a combined four-year program in law and graduate level business administration (JD/MBA). Acceptance into this program requires candidates to apply separately for admission to each school.
- Duke is ranked in the top 10 among ABA-accredited law schools in the country (US News & World Report 2010).

University of Virginia
- The Law School and the Darden School of Business offer a combined program that leads to the J.D. and the M.B.A. degrees in four years. Candidates must be admitted separately to both the Law School and the Darden School.
- University of Virginia is ranked No. 10 among the Best Law Schools in the country (US News 2011).

Georgetown University
- Students can simultaneously pursue study leading to the Juris Doctor (JD) from the Law Center and a graduate degree from the Georgetown University School of Business Administration (MBA).  This joint JD/MBA program trains individuals to understand the importance of the issues, skills, and methods in both law and business.
- According to the US News "Best Graduate Schools for 2010", Georgetown University Law Center is ranked No. 14 in the country. It is also ranked No. 1 for part-time law programs. Other Law Center specialty programs that earned top rankings include: tax law (No. 2); international law, trial advocacy and environmental law (each No. 4); and health law (No. 6.).

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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