Undergraduate degree programs

Business degree


The W. P. Carey business degree in law delivers a versatile combination of business and legal expertise, ideal for aspiring attorneys, entrepreneurs, and corporate executives. You’ll learn about legal theories, explore ethical issues, and become well-versed in the regulatory climate affecting business policies and decisions. By the time you graduate, you’ll have the tools to thrive in a variety of industries, ranging from new business ventures to corporate or agency compliance.

Business law degree courses

The business degree in law helps you analyze business challenges from a legal standpoint, while delivering the skills you need to address them through courses like:

  • Applied Ethics
  • Argumentation
  • Business Law
  • Business, Law, and Society
  • Consumer Protection Law
  • Copyright and Intellectual Property in the Electronic Age
  • Court Room Oratory
  • Foundations in American Business Law
  • Introduction to Corporate Tax Law and Policy
  • Justice and Everyday Life
  • Justice Theory
  • Law, Culture, and Community
  • Marketing and Business Performance
  • Persuasive Writing on Public Issues
  • Philosophy of Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Rhetorical Studies
  • The Global Legal Community
  • Topics in Concepts and Issues of Justice

Customize your experience 

You’ll have many chances to apply and diversify your degree through undergraduate research, internships, targeted career programs, and 35+ business clubs and organizations — including the Business Law Club, where you can hear from leaders in law and related professions, get help with law school selection and applications, and explore careers in business law alongside peers with similar interests.

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Careers in business law

The business degree in law prepares you to launch your career — which many include any of the examples below — or embark on graduate programs in law, economics, and other related business disciplines.

Career Growth* Median Salary*

*Data obtained from the Occupational Information network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

  •  Bright Outlook
  •  Green Occupation
Administrative Services Managers 12.47% $81,080
Chief Executives   $168,140
Compliance Managers   7.32% $100,890
Construction Managers   17.21% $82,790
Cost Estimators 25.34% $58,860
Economists 5.82% $91,860
General and Operations Managers     $95,440
Industrial Production Managers   $89,190
Investment Fund Managers 7.32% $100,890
Loss Prevention Managers 7.32% $100,890
Management Analysts 23.87% $78,600
Political Scientists 19.49% $102,000
Regulatory Affairs Managers   7.32% $100,890
Sales Managers 14.95% $105,260
Security Managers 7.32% $100,890
Social and Community Service Managers 13.78% $59,970
Storage and Distribution Managers   $81,830
Supply Chain Managers   7.32% $100,890
Transportation Managers   $81,830

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A major map outlines a major’s critical requirements, elective and required courses, and optimal course sequencing to help you stay on the right track to graduation.

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Application requirements 

All students are required to meet general university and W. P. Carey admission requirements.

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