Master of Business Administration (MBA) & Juris Doctor (JD)
The Davis College of Business at Jacksonville University and Florida Coastal School (FCSL) of Law have created a joint degree program through which qualified students may pursue a Juris Doctor (JD) and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from both schools simultaneously. Graduates with a joint JD / MBA degree can develop the skills needed to pursue careers in the business and legal professions, especially where those areas overlap such as investment and commercial banking, management consulting, government regulation, and business policy analysis.
We're extremely pleased to launch this program since it allows a very sophisticated and attractive combination of business and legal education. FSCL has an exceptional reputation for producing legal professionals that are at the top of their field.
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Master of Business Administration (MBA) & Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Jacksonville University offers a joint-degree program in which qualified students may obtain both a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree. This innovative program allows substantial cross crediting of coursework.
This joint program is designed for nurses interested in executive-level management careers. Jacksonville University’s program offers broad exposure to advanced-level nursing knowledge in managing and planning health care services.
Students enrolled in the joint MSN/MBA program complete graduate level core courses in nursing and business. Graduates are awarded a Master of Science in Nursing and a Master in Business Administration. Students who choose the joint MSN/MBA program will be required to complete 18 credit hours in the Davis College of Business Graduate Program in addition to the MSN Administration curriculum. The MSN curriculum includes a graduate course in leadership and one in Information Technology.
The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) prepares students for leadership roles in nursing. The goal of the MSN program is to educate nurses who can synthesize knowledge and demonstrate behaviors of advanced preparation. Each graduate will demonstrate critical thinking and decision-making skills in evaluating health and illness in selected populations. Graduates will operationalize a conceptual framework related to practice.
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Master of Business Administration (MBA) & Master of Public Policy (MPP)
The JU MPP-MBA dual degree program is a 3 year program with year one in either the JU MPP program or JU MBA program. In year one, students will take first year MPP courses or first year MBA courses. In year two, courses will be taken in the other program. Year 3 will have mixed policy and business courses. If pursued separately, the two degrees would take 4 years.
The dual degree program coursework consists of 67 total credit hours. The MPP program consists of 39 credit hours, including an internship (2 credit JU MPP internship requirement can be met through an MPP internship, quality clerkship, or qualifying work or professional experience; it must be completed prior to the third year) and a Capstone Policy Project. The MPP program will recognize 9 transfer credits from the MBA program, for a total of 48 credits.
The MBA program consists of 28 credit hours. There is no internship or theses requirement in the MBA program. The MBA program will recognize 7 transfer credits from the MPP program, for a total of 35 MBA credits.
For more information contact AnnaMaria Murphy, Davis College of Business Graduate Admissions Counselor at 904.256.7426 or email at Amurphy8@ju.edu