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Dual Degree Programs
A dual degree is an excellent way to increase the value of your JD. Widener offers a number of programs that allow you to pursue complementary graduate study and gain expertise in your desired legal arena. You can earn dual degrees in less time and at a lower cost than it takes to earn them separately.

Juris Doctor/Master of Public Health (JD/MPH)
This new program, in collaboration with Thomas Jefferson University, is designed to prepare healthcare professionals who are pursuing careers in fields such as public health administration, health insurance organization leadership, health consulting, and pharmaceuticals. The typical JD/MPH candidate is someone pursuing a career as legal counsel to a medical institution or who works in private practice specializing in public health.

Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (JD/MBA)
A collaborative effort between Widener Law and the Widener School of Business Administration, the Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (J.D./M.B.A) dual degree program allows you to pursue graduate education simultaneously in both law and business. If you’re interested in business or corporate law, then this dual degree program might be exactly what you’re looking for.

Juris Doctor/Doctor of Psychology (JD/PsyD)
Doctoral study in Widener University’s nationally recognized PsyD program coupled with Widener Law’s JD degree allows students to study the intersections between law and psychology. Recipients of this dual degree develop special expertise on many issues, including child custody, divorce mediation, confidentiality, informed consent, malpractice, professional licensing, health insurance, malpractice, insanity defense, and competence to stand trial.

Juris Doctor/Master of Marine Policy (JD/MMP)
This is a cooperative program between Widener Law and the University of Delaware’s College of Marine & Earth Studies (CMES). The JD/MMP program offers an excellent opportunity to integrate comprehensive legal training with specific studies of marine policy involving coastal zones and the world's ocean.