Joint Degree Programs


Emory Law offers students the option to complete their JD and earn an additional graduate degree in one of Emory University’s highly ranked schools.

Programs Offered

JD/MBA - Juris Doctor and Master of Business Administration
Earn the Juris Doctor and Master of Business Administration degrees in four years (rather than the usual five) from Emory Law and Goizueta Business School. http://gbs.emory.edu

JD/MTS - Juris Doctor and Master of Theological Studies
A four-year program that leads to both the JD and the MTS degrees. Students select law as their primary vocation but spend an additional year pursuing theological studies at Emory’s Candler School of Theology. http://candler.emory.edu and http://cslr.law.emory.edu/

JD/MDIV - Juris Doctor and Master of Divinity
A five-year program leading to both the JD and the MDiv degrees. This joint program encourages interdisciplinary approaches to ethical issues and is offered in partnership with the Candler School of Theology. http://candler.emory.edu and http://cslr.law.emory.edu/

JD/PhD - Juris Doctor and Doctor of Philosophy in Religion
Candidates may pursue this joint degree offered by Emory Law and the Graduate Division of Religion. This program is open to students interested in law and religion viewed from an ethical, sociological or comparative perspective. Candidates apply separately to the law school and to the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. http://www.graduateschool.emory.edu and http://cslr.law.emory.edu/

JD/MPH – Juris Doctor and Master of Public Health
A unique joint degree program between Emory Law and the Rollins School of Public Health that prepares students for a variety of opportunities in both the legal community and the health professions. This program may be completed in as few as three and a half years (seven semesters). http://www.sph.emory.edu

JD/MA in Bioethics
This curriculum provides students education in the discipline-specific methodologies of critical analysis, law, health, science, and ethics. Learn more >