In an effort to provide students with maximum exposure and preparedness for a wide assortment of career opportunities in fields that continue to shape the economy, Campbell Law offers nine dual degree programs – five with Campbell University and four with NC State University. All programs are described below.
The Juris Doctor & Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Program
The JD/DO program, a partnership with the Campbell University Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine, will create highly-credentialed professionals with the skill, expertise, and knowledge to practice in two respected and noble professions. Graduates will be poised to obtain significant positions of leadership, administration, and management and will be well equipped to serve as leaders in their professional and civic communities, working to make significant contributions at the intersection of law and the medicine. The program enables students to earn both degrees in six years of full-time study. Students must apply to, and be accepted by, both programs.
The Juris Doctor & Master of Accounting Program
The JD/MAC program, a partnership with NC State University’s Poole College of Management, instills students with legal skills, business acumen, critical thinking, ethical conviction and intellectual leadership in a global and technology-savvy marketplace. Ideal students will hold an undergraduate degree in accounting but this is not required. Prospective students will be prepared for a competitive advantage in corporate, financial and government positions as well as other employers who seek attorneys and counselors well-grounded in accounting, tax and business principles. Six hours of accounting classes will be applied towards the JD, while 12 hours of law classes will count towards the Jenkins MAC degree.
The Juris Doctor & Master of Business Administration Program
Offered through a cooperative arrangement between Campbell Law and Campbell University’s Lundy-Fetterman School of Business, the JD/MBA program is designed to foster a solid understanding of both the law and the latest business management practices. Individuals who graduate with a JD/MBA will be ready to move into a wide variety of administrative or executive roles within the corporate, legal, government or nonprofit communities. This program may be completed in three years.
The Juris Doctor & Master of Business Administration Program
The JD/MBA program, a partnership with NC State University’s Poole College of Management, equips students with legal skills, ethical conviction and intellectual leadership, alongside a relevant and timely focus on technology, innovation, business processes, and practical applications. With a flexible and individualized program of study, the JD/MBA arms students with a broad understanding of a number of different disciplines. As a result, students are well prepared to serve as business and civic leaders in an ever-growing global marketplace. This program takes four years to complete.
The Juris Doctor & Master of Divinity Program
By arrangement with the Campbell University Divinity School, the JD/MDiv program integrates the fields of law and ministry in furtherance of careers in either or both disciplines. The flexible program of study is individualized to provide each student with the best feasible combination of these two complementary disciplines, each of which can be viewed as a calling to serve others. This program takes five years to complete.
The Juris Doctor & Master of Public Administration Program
A collaboration of Campbell Law and NC State University’s School of Public and International Affairs, the JD/MPA program was the first dual degree program of its kind between separate private and public institutions of higher learning in North Carolina. The program provides an exceptional legal education while preparing students to enter or advance in a range of public service leadership posts, including positions within legislative staffs and government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and academic institutions. This program takes four years to complete.
The Juris Doctor & Master of Science in Public Health Program
A joint offering with Campbell University’s College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, the JD/MSPH program provides students with a unique interdisciplinary perspective of law and public policy. Graduates will enter the workplace prepared to represent clients, health organizations or systems, and serve in leadership roles in health policy at the national, state, county and local levels. This program takes four years to complete.
The Juris Doctor & Master of Social Work Program
A joint offering with NC State’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the JD/MSW program will prepare successful graduates for a diverse range of careers in law, government, nonprofit organizations, teaching, and research. Graduates will be poised to make significant impacts and contributions towards the legal and social welfare of citizens, and will have the ability to identify and address problems faced by individuals, families, and communities. The program enables students to earn both degrees in four years of full-time study, rather than the usual five. Students must apply and be accepted to both universities. They will typically spend the first two years of study at Campbell Law, the third year at NC State, and the fourth year back at Campbell Law.
The Juris Doctor & Master of Trust and Wealth Management Program
A cooperative arrangement between Campbell Law and Campbell University’s Lundy-Fetterman School of Business, the JD/MTWM program is the only one of its kind in the United States and provides the necessary skill sets for obtaining positions in the wealth management field. Graduates are recognized nationwide for having the hands-on training, people skills, and technical expertise to take their place as leaders in the financial services industry. The program is registered with the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. and graduates of the program are eligible to sit for the national Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. (CFP®) Certification Examinations and earn the certification. This program may be completed in three years.