Dual Degree Economics
The ability to analyze trends and predict future earnings are among the most sought-after skills in business and government. But a strong economics background goes far beyond the financial, helping forecast all sorts of outcomes based on certain criteria. That knowledge is invaluable to a lawyer who may be doing anything from drawing up contracts to examining the effects of a proposed policy to restructuring an organization to make it more profitable.
Combining your J.D. with a Masters of Economics through the Moore School of Business can give you a competitive edge as the rare candidate who can recognize the fiscal and societal impacts of a legal decision—and work to improve them. And any economist would agree: Enrolling in this program allows you to earn both degrees in approximately four years and reduce your total course load—saving you both time and money.
This is a continuing post from 52 Reasons UofSC Law School is a Top 20 Public Law School