12 months
797 USD/credit 33474 USD/year
797 USD/credit 33474 USD/year
656 USD/credit 27552 USD/year
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The Juris Doctor - Master of Business Administration degree program from Portland State University pairs Portland State University’s one-of-a-kind Portland MBA with a top-ranked law degree from Lewis & Clark Law School.

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Both The Portland MBA and Lewis & Clark JD place a unique emphasis on innovation, sustainability, and community-focused business leadership. By opting for the JD/MBA joint degree, you can expand and enhance your career possibilities, with opportunities ranging from corporate law to government, nonprofit leadership, and entrepreneurship.

On the most diverse campus in Oregon, you’ll join a select cohort of individuals who enrich the learning experience with a wide array of perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences. The Juris Doctor - Master of Business Administration degree program from Portland State University lets you learn from and work with some of the region’s most influential community leaders. If you want to make a difference in your career, PSU’s joint JD/MBA degree is designed to equip you with the credentials, experience, and contacts to create meaningful change. 


Career flexibility is a major benefit of our JD/MBA degree. You can use it as a gateway to specialized niches in business or law, or as a broad foundation for high-level management and leadership jobs. 

The range of career specialties includes:

  • Environmental law
  • Social entrepreneurship
  • Investment advising
  • Negotiation
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Public policy
  • International business and development
  • Risk analysis
  • Nonprofit leadership

Programme Structure

The 42-credit MBA coursework in the joint degree is organized around three main content areas:
  • Foundations of Competitiveness: Stay on the cutting edge of business with coursework in innovation, creativity, ethics, sustainability and global awareness.
  • Value Chain of Business: Critical skills to run a modern business, including accounting, information systems, finance, management, marketing and operations.
  • Applied Skills and Leadership: Learn managerial best practices and apply them through immersive experiences and a capstone consulting project.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


42 SCH


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be considered for regular admission, applicants must have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or the equivalent (on the U.S. 4.0 scale) from the degree granting institution(s). Applicants who have earned 9 or more letter-graded graduate credits must have a minimum graduate GPA of 3.0 or the equivalent; this graduate GPA supersedes the undergraduate GPA. 
  • Copies of official degree certificate/diploma
  • Certified translation of transcripts
  • Financial documentation demonstrating adequate financial support for at least the first year of study

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33474 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 797 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    33474 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 797 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    27552 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 656 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Portland

1271 - 2262 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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