Through a partnership between Northeastern’s School of Law and the D’Amore-McKim School of Business, you’ll earn an MBA and an LLM (Master of Laws) in this dual degree program. If you so choose, you can gain real-world experience during a semester of co-op work. Upon completion of the program, you’ll be prepared to navigate complex legal issues, answer clients’ calls for legal expertise, and engage as partners in developing new models for business worldwide.

Program Overview

  • Program Structure: The LLM/MBA dual degree program enables students with a first law degree to obtain an LLM from Northeastern University School of Law and an MBA from the D’Amore-McKim School of Business in an accelerated timeframe, instead of the 36 months it would ordinarily take to obtain the degrees separately.
  • Class Schedule: Monday–Friday
  • Time to Complete: Two years

Unique Features

  • Earn two valuable graduate degrees in two years
  • Boston location offers access to one of the most sophisticated legal markets in the United States
  • NU School of Law ranked #1 for practical training



You’ll need to independently apply and gain admission to the School of Law and the D’Amore-McKim School of Business. You must be admitted to the School of Law before being admitted to the D’Amore-McKim School of Business.

School of Law admissions requirements

Applicants to the School of Law may apply here or submit their application through the Law School Admission Council (

  • Personal statement
  • Resumé
  • Official transcripts in sealed envelopes
  • One letter of recommendation
  • TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo score report

D’Amore-McKim admissions requirements

  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • One additional letter of professional recommendation

Deadlines & Decisions

Find the deadlines and decision dates you need to know. Submit your application by the earliest date possible for priority consideration.

Please visit the Northeastern Student Financial Services page. Click the dropdown under “Graduate Programs” and you will find the rate next to D’Amore-McKim School of Business Programs.

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Prepare to practice law and master core business skills with this accelerated four-year program—and set yourself up for a career where those high-powered worlds intersect.