MaconCatalog : The Stetson-Hatcher School of Business : Evening and Online MBA Programs of Study : Combined Master of Business Administration/Law (JD/MBA) Program in Macon
 
Combined Master of Business Administration/Law (JD/MBA) Program in Macon
The School of Business and the School of Law at Mercer University offer a combined program of study that permits both the MBA and JD degrees to be earned in three academic years. The MBA degree is earned through the School of Business, normally by taking a combination of evening courses on the Macon campus and online Mercer MBA courses. Law courses must be completed at the Mercer’s School of Law.
A student must apply separately to and be accepted at both the Mercer School of Law and to the Macon Evening MBA program at the Mercer School of Business. No student will be admitted to the law school because he or she has been admitted to the Evening MBA program; and not student will be admitted to the Evening MBA program because he or she has been admitted to the law school.
The MBA Curriculum for the JD/MBA Program consists of the following courses (30 credits):
BUS 601. Global Managerial Economics (3 hours)
BUS 603. Accounting for Managers (3 hours)
BUS 605. Marketing Decision Making (3 hours)
BUS 609. Financial Decision Making (3 hours)
BUS 602. Human Capital Management (3 hours)
BUS 613. Ethical Leadership (3 hours)
And either:
BUS 606. Decision Making and Decision Analytics (3 hours)
OR
BUS 611. Supply Chain and Logistics Management (3 hours)
BUS 699. Strategy/Capstone (3 hours)
PLUS,
BUS 604. Legal Environment of Business (3 hours) (waived for JD/MBA students with successful completion of an additional three-credit-hours BUS 600-level business school course OR an approved three-credits Law School elective course)*.
One three-credit-hours BUS 600-level course or an approved three-hour credits Law School elective course.*
 
*At the time of this catalog’s preparation, the approved law school electives which qualify for BUS or LAW course electives include:
 
LAW 403. Antitrust Law
LAW 440. Bankruptcy
LAW 412. Business Associations
LAW 424. Corporate Tax
LAW 303. Disability Law
LAW 664. Employment Law
LAW 451. Environmental Law
LAW 454. Federal Taxation of Wealth Transfers
LAW 1015. Health Care Law
LAW 1482. Insurance Law
LAW 486. Intellectual Property
LAW 480. International Business Transactions
LAW 501. Labor Law
LAW 498. Law and Economics
LAW 612. Mergers and Acquisitions
LAW 427. Payment Systems
LAW 1020. Privacy Law: Counseling Clients & Litigating Cases in the Digital Age
LAW 540. Real Estate Transactions
LAW 428. Secured Transactions
LAW 552. Securities Regulation
LAW 1011. Sports Law
LAW 560. Torts II
Shown below is a sample of a course of study which would permit a student to complete the combined JD/MBA requirements in three years. This is only a sample JD/MBA program and is not intended as the only path to completion of the combined degree program:
First Year, Fall Semester
LAW 100. Introduction to Law
LAW 107. Contracts I
LAW 110. Criminal Law
LAW 151. Jurisdiction & Judgments
LAW 118. Legal Process
LAW 119. Torts
LAW 103. Introduction to Legal Research
 
First Year, Spring Semester
LAW 203. Civil Lawsuits
LAW 108. Contracts II
LAW 152. Legal Writing II
LAW 116. Property
LAW 149. The Legal Profession
LAW 103. Introduction to Legal Research
 
First Year, Summer Semester
MBA Prerequisites (if the following courses or equivalents were not previously taken by the student: ECN 150, 151; ACC 204, 205; FIN 362; STA 126): BAA 505, Micro and Macroeconomics; BAA 510, Accounting and Finance; BAM 530, Business Statistics. The associate dean or the director of graduate admissions and advising services in the business school will determine which prerequisites are required before the student is permitted to enroll in 600-level MBA courses.
 
Second Year, Fall Semester
LAW 200. Introduction to Counseling
LAW 150. American Constitutional System
LAW 207. Legal Writing II
LAW Elective
BUS 601. Global Managerial Economics
BUS 603. Accounting for Managers
 
Second Year, Spring Semester
LAW 154. Statutory Law and Analysis
LAW 206. Evidence
LAW Elective
BUS 602. Human Capital Management
BUS 605. Marketing Decision Making
 
Second Year, Summer Semester
BUS 613. Ethical Leadership
BUS 609. Financial Decision Making
 
Third Year, Fall Semester
LAW 300. Introduction to Dispute Resolution
LAW 302. Law of Lawyering
LAW Elective
BUS 601. Global Managerial Economics
BUS 606. Decision Making and Decision Analytics
 
Third Year, Spring Semester
LAW 542. Remedies
LAW Elective
LAW or BUS 600-level Elective
LAW or BUS 600-level Elective
BUS 699. MBA Capstone