A dual degree that expands your career potential to the nth degree

The UBC JD/MBA will equip you with the tools to understand law from the perspective of a businessperson, and to understand business from the perspective of a lawyer. By gaining expertise in all angles of law, business and management, you will be ready to succeed in global economies where the ability to navigate the complexities of law and business is key.

Both UBC Sauder and Allard are highly regarded internationally. The UBC MBA is ranked among the top 100 MBA programs in the world by the 2016 Financial Times ranking; and the Peter A. Allard School of Law is ranked among the top 25 law schools in the world by the Social Science Research Network. 

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Meet our students & alumni

The combined UBC JD/MBA program attracts students interested in the interaction between law and the business world. With their intellectual thirst and desire to utilize the analytical, problem solving and leadership skills that they have developed through the program, our graduates are able to become successful professionals in law and business. Here are some stories of our alumni.

 

"It’s definitely an asset to be able to understand the business side as well as the legal side when I’m working with a business to solve their legal issues."

Bessie Jackson
UBC JD/MBA 2011, In-house counsel at Aritzia

Student experience

Both the JD and MBA cohorts are intentionally kept small to foster a collaborative, collegial environment, giving you twice the opportunity to expand your network.

During the MBA component of the program, you’ll take part in international consulting projects where you’ll travel to consult for a business on the other side of the world during the Global Immersion Experience.

Over the course of two summers you will complete your articles as well as an MBA internship, where you’ll put the theory you’re learning into practice. You’ll also have twice the international exchange opportunities: choose from UBC Sauder’s or Allard’s partner schools around the world.

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