JD/MBA Program

Penn Law

Sample Curriculum

Semester School (primary) Courses JD Credits MBA units
Year 1: Fall Law Civil Procedure 4  
Law Torts 4  
Law Contracts 4  
Law Property 4  
Law Legal Writing 2  
Year 1: Spring Law Criminal Law 4  
Law Constitutional Law 4  
Law Legal Writing 2  
Law Elective (Perspectives) 3  
Law Elective (Regulatory) 3  
Summer Law Professional Responsibility / Business Ethics 2  
Law Federal Income Tax 3  
Law Securities Regulation 3  
Wharton OPIM 631 (Quality) 1.5 .5
Wharton Mgmt 654 (Competitive Strategy) 1.5 .5
Wharton Mgmt 655 (Global Strategic Management) 1.5 .5
Wharton OPIM 632 (Supply Chain) 1.5 .5
Year 2: Fall Wharton Teamwork & Leadership   .5
Wharton Financial Accounting   1
Wharton Statistical Analysis   .5
Wharton Management for People at Work   .5
Wharton Decision Models   .5
Wharton Marketing Management   .5
Wharton Managerial Economics   .5
Wharton Elective   .5
Law Corporations 4  
Year 2: Spring Wharton Managerial Accounting   .5
Wharton Marketing Management   .5
Wharton Corporate Finance   1
Wharton Government & Legal Environment   .25
Wharton Macroeconomics   1
Wharton Management Communication   .25
Wharton Elective   1
Wharton Elective    
Law Mergers & Acquisitions 3  
Year 3: Fall Law Law elective 3  
Law Law elective 4  
Wharton Wharton elective   1
Wharton Business elective   1
Wharton Business elective   1
Year 3: Spring Law JD/MBA Capstone Course 3  
Law Law elective 4  
Law Law elective 3  
Wharton Business elective   1
Wharton Business elective   1
TOTAL CREDITS     72 16.25

Course Selection Guidance:
The Law School encourages JD/MBA students to enroll in courses offered in the Law School that will enhance their knowledge of business and business regulation.  At Wharton, students can choose from over 800 electives and should tailor many of their courses to reflect their interests. A sampling of courses might include:

  • Anti-trust
  • Bankruptcy
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Tax
  • Corporations
  • Deals
  • Federal Income Tax
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Tax
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Regulation of Financial Institutions
  • Securities Regulation