If you have a passion for the law and also want to hone your business acumen, the Juris Doctorate (JD)/MBAjoint program allow you to pursue both interests. These options, available only to full-time students, consists of a minimum of 81 law hours and 30 MBA hours. The JD must be awarded before the MBA degree is released. Admission must be gained to both the Law School and the MBA
Drake University has been on the approved list of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools since 1913. Since reorganization of the Association in 2000, Drake University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Drake was granted continuing accreditation in 2008.
In addition to University accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission, the following Colleges, Schools, and departments have been accredited by the agencies designated:
College of Business and Public Administration: The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
Law School: Accredited by the Council of American Bar Association’s Section of Legal Education and Admission to the Bar and a charter member of the Association of American Law Schools.