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Accounting, Juris Doctor / Master of Business Administration

This dual degree program is designed to meet the New York State education requirements for licensure as a certified public accountant, as well as providing a broad business background, to supplement the J.D. degree.

The Department of Accounting and Taxation, in conjunction with St. John’s School of Law, offers a special dual degree program leading to a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree and a Master of Business Administration in Accounting.

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Program Location
  • Queens Campus
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The program provides qualified students with a significant time and tuition savings, because the J.D./M.B.A. can be pursued simultaneously rather than consecutively. Students who earn both degrees will have academic preparation that will enhance their employment opportunities in business, industry, and private practice.

The Peter J. Tobin College of Business

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Applicants the JD/MBA and JD/MS programs must being accepted into the School of Law prior to applying to the Tobin College of Business.

For information regarding the Law School admissions process, visit stjohns.edu/law/admissions/jd-admissions-and-application.

Admission to Tobin’s graduate business programs is open only to applicants holding a bachelor’s degree from accredited institutions who show promise of success in graduate business studies.

Professional licensure and certification requirements often vary from state to state. St. John’s University has not determined requirements for individual states beyond New York. If you reside or plan to reside outside New York you are strongly encouraged to contact the appropriate state licensing agency in that state to seek information and guidance before beginning the program.

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