What is the J.D./MHR program?
A key factor separating successful firms from less-profitable competitors is how each manages its human resources. To be truly successful, you also have to be able to navigate increasingly complex government rules and regulations, and manage the risks associated with discipline, compliance and labor issues, that could otherwise cripple a company’s reputation.
And that’s where having a J.D./Master of Human Resources combination degree makes you indispensable. The program, offered through South Carolina Law and the Darla Moore School of Business, provides a solid foundation in both legal and HR theory and best practices, as well as hands-on learning experiences necessary to meet the exciting challenges you will face as an employment lawyer or as an HR professional.
With two great networks to connect with for career opportunities and the ability to differentiate yourself in a competitive job market, the J.D./MHR is a logical choice for those wanting to combine a career in law and human resources.
When to apply: The combination degree application process can be completed prior to enrolling in your first year of law school or during your 2L year. Separate applications are required for each program. The School of Law’s priority deadline for complete applications is March 1, but students can apply through early summer.
How to apply: Visit the MHR Admissions Requirements page for details about the application process.