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  • Penn State Law offers dozens of joint degree prograns and elective opportunities. The most popular is J.D./M.B.A. offered with the Penn State’s Smeal School of Business
  • Penn State Law offers dozens of joint degree programs and elective opportunities. The most popular is the J.D./M.B.A. offered with Penn State’s Smeal College of Business.

Joint Degrees

As part of a great research university, Penn State Law collaborates with the University’s Graduate School to offer joint degree programs. The Penn State Law faculty liaison and student adviser for joint degrees is the Director for Joint Degree Programs.

Now Accepting GRE Scores for J.D. Admissions

Penn State Law is now accepting the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) for applicants seeking the J.D. More information is available here.

Custom Joint Degrees Pilot Program:

  • Penn State Law and the Graduate School are collaborating in a pilot project in which law students are permitted to create a personalized joint degree program with guidance and approval of the Penn State Law Joint Degree Program Director and the cooperating unit’s academic adviser.  The JD can now be combined with a master's degree, or a PhD, in many disciplines at Penn State! For more information on this program, please contact the Penn State Law Director for Joint Degree Programs.

School of International Affairs:

Smeal College of Business:

Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications:

College of Education:

College of Health and Human Development:

College of the Liberal Arts:

College of Medicine:

Other Penn State Degree Options:

The options listed below are not joint degrees but are other Penn State degrees that could be of interest.