Enhance Your Employability with a Joint Degree

Whether you want to join a firm or strike out on your own as a sole practitioner, our joint JD/LLM degree and select cooperative degree programs offer the specialized training and enhanced marketability employers look for in today's most sought-after practice areas. Building on our practical skills-based JD program, including nationally recognized programs in Legal Writing, Trial Advocacy, and Intellectual Property Law, The John Marshall Law School offers JD candidates the opportunity to gain a master's distinction while saving time and money.

Joint JD/LLM Programs at The John Marshall Law School

Develop advanced expertise and practical skills in one of seven market-relevant practice areas with a joint degree from John Marshall.

Joint JD/MPA with Roosevelt University

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JD candidates interested in developing additional public or non-profit leadership skills can concurrently earn a Master of Public Administration (MPA) from Roosevelt University. Up to nine John Marshall credits, from courses pre-designated by Roosevelt, can be applied to the MPA program. Additionally, nine credits from Roosevelt University’s MPA program can be applied to John Marshall’s JD program provided (1) the courses are approved by John Marshall for this purpose, (2) the courses are taken after enrolling at John Marshall, and (3) the courses are taken after the completion of the first year of study at John Marshall.

Degree candidates interested in the joint JD/MPA program must meet the admission requirements of both cooperating institutions. For more information about this program, contact Director of Admission Melissa Hansen at 6hansen@jmls.edu or 800.537.4280.

Joint JD/MBA with Dominican University

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Degree candidates interested in business leadership and/or becoming sole practitioners can currently earn a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Dominican University. Up to nine John Marshall credits, from courses pre-designated by Dominican University, can be applied to the MBA program. Additionally, nine credits from Dominican University’s MBA program can be applied to John Marshall’s JD program.

Degree candidates interested in the joint JD/MBA program must apply to each school separately. Upon acceptance to both schools, the degree candidate may begin the program at either school, though the first year of law courses must be taken at John Marshall. No MBA courses may be taken during the year at John Marshall. For more information about this program, contact Director of Admission Melissa Hansen at 6hansen@jmls.edu or 800.537.4280.