Earning two degrees concurrently lets you make the most of your time at Haas and UC Berkeley. You will graduate with a wider range of flexibility and proficiency in pursuing career options in the U.S. and abroad.
Students complete this four-year program with a solid foundation in both law and management, having earned a Berkeley MBA and a JD from either UC Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law or UC Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco. Typically, your first two years are spent in law school, followed by a year in business school. During the fourth year, you take electives in both schools.
Working together, the Haas School and the UC Berkeley School of Public Health train leaders to manage complex healthcare organizations. You will take courses in both schools and will complete a three-month internship in a healthcare organization. You will graduate from the 2.5-year program with an MBA and a Master of Public Health degree.
Graduates are prepared for leadership in both the business and delivery sides of health services and technology industries, including managed care and insurance, consulting, biotechnology, e-health, medical devices, and pharmaceuticals.
Although it is not considered a concurrent degree, you may consider pursuing an MA in Global Studies after completing your MBA. The MA-GS program broadens your knowledge of different regions or countries through courses from various UC Berkeley departments, including social science and area studies. It is an interdisciplinary program designed to provide students with the fundamentals of contemporary international issues, as well as detailed knowledge about particular world regions. You may focus on a topic—such as international trade and debt, investment strategies, global communications, environmental issues, or urban and regional development—or a geographic area.
You must apply to the program during Fall of your second year in the MBA program. If accepted you must fulfill the following requirements: