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You can supplement your JD with a Master's degree from the Hankamer School of Business or from the Baylor University Graduate School. In today's competitive economic climate, joint degrees both broaden and deepen your base of knowledge, making you all the more marketable to potential employers.

Baylor Law School offers the following joint degrees:

JD/MBA

Baylor Law School and the Hankamer School of Business offer a joint degree program for the simultaneous award of Juris Doctor (JD) and Master of Business Administration (MBA) degrees. The JD/MBA program provides students with the resources they need to understand the complexities and risks of modern enterprise. JD/MBA students are encouraged to pursue a concentrated study in Business Transactions or Business Litigation at Baylor Law School.

To participate in the JD/MBA program, students must apply to and be accepted by both Baylor Law School and Baylor Hankamer School of Business. All applicants must take both the LSAT and the GMAT.

JD/MTax

Baylor Law School is the only law school in Texas and one of only a few law schools in the nation to offer a joint degree program for a Juris Doctor (JD) and Master of Taxation (MTax) degree. JD/MTax students receive a broad-based legal education at Baylor Law School, while the Hankamer School of Business Master of Taxation Program provides an in-depth study of all major aspects of taxation. Students interested in a career in taxation, business planning and transactions, or estate planning would benefit from the joint JD/MTax degree. JD/MTax students are encouraged to pursue a concentrated study at the Law School in Business Transactions, Estate Planning, or Business Litigation.

To participate in the JD/MTax program, students must apply to and be accepted by both Baylor Law School and Baylor Hankamer School of Business. All applicants must take both the LSAT and the GMAT.

JD/MPPA

Designed for students interested in governmental service and policy work at the federal, state, or local level, the JD/MPPA program awards students with a simultaneous JD and Master of Public Policy and Administration degree. The JD program trains students to recognize, analyze and formulate legal solutions to legal issues, while the MPPA program develops students' abilities to work within the context of governmental entities that must confront larger issues of public policy. A JD/MPPA degree improves the effectiveness of governmental leaders in the administration of massive and complex regulatory or benefit programs.

To participate in the JD/MPPA program, students must apply to and be accepted by both Baylor Law School and Baylor Graduate School. All applicants must take both the LSAT and the GRE.

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