The School of Law and the John Cook School of Business jointly administer the degrees of Juris Doctor and Master of Accounting. Prospective students apply separately to each program. Students admitted to this dual degree program start in the School of Law.
Students in the J.D./MACC program enroll in the John Cook School of Business the fall semester following completion of their first year core curriculum courses and complete the MACC coursework in two sequential semesters. During each of these two semesters, students enroll in law courses relating to accounting, business, and/or the student's career goals, taken as business school electives. Students then use the remaining three semesters to complete the J.D. program. The total amount of credit hours completed in the School of Law would be 82 hours; the School of Law will accept nine credit hours from the School of Business. The total amount of credit hours completed in the School of Business would be 21 hours; the School of Business will accept nine credit hours from the School of Law.