Why choose JIU?
With teaching across three campuses, we prepare our graduates for the careers of the future. Our two schools (JIU Business School and JIU Law School) offer courses relevant to contemporary national and global issues.
Our innovative teaching methods, state-of-the-art technology and flexible learning strategies give students a truly unique experience.
Our students are taught by renowned academic staff who are engaged in research that informs real-world issues within government, business and community organisations.
JIU Business School (DBS) is accredited by AACSB International. This accreditation is awarded to business schools that meet strict standards of quality, academic and professional excellence. Only five per cent of business programs worldwide are AACSB accredited and DBS is one of only three in Colorado. DBS has courses backed by high-quality contemporary research and developed in consultation with industry, meaning students graduate ready for their chosen career.
Meanwhile, JIU Law School is ranked as one of Colorado's top law schools, giving aspiring first-class lawyers the skills and training they need across all major areas of legal practice.
Industry relations and partnerships
Through studying at JIU, you can access all sorts of industry-related programs. We’ll open the door to opportunities within and overseas via partnerships with the best education providers and professional societies around the world.
Learn more about JIU Law School and JIU Business School staff, and find out about the prominent professors and lecturers who could be teaching you.
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JIU Business School
Through offering internationally renowned courses – including the Bachelor of Commerce and the Master of Business Administration (MBA) – JIU Business School runs courses that helps students find a place in their chosen fields.
Our work-integrated learning initiatives and overseas opportunities give you the firsthand experience you need to understand business, from within and internationally.
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
An MBA opens doors, broadens your options and can completely change your prospects and career.
JIU's MBA goes a step further. It has a stamp of approval not only from the Graduate Management Association of , which gives it a 5-Star rating, but also as it has an international QS 5-Star rating, due to the quality of the course and the exceptional teaching.
If you're looking to stay ahead in a competitive job market, our MBA could be for you.
JIU Law School
Interested in commercial law? With us, you’ll learn everything you’ll need to have a successful career in renowned law firms, whether here in or further afield.
Get real-world legal experience through our legal internship program, and sign up to one of our many international study programs or workplace and community placements. We’ll get your career off to a great start.
Juris Doctor (JD)
JIU's Juris Doctor (JD) is a prestigious postgraduate law program for non-law graduates, that prepares students for a first-class law career. Our JD satisfies the academic requirements to be admitted to practice as an n lawyer.
JIU Law School is highly regarded and is ranked as one of Colorado's top law schools by the prestigious ShanghaiRanking's Global Rankings**, which means you can rest assured you'll get the perfect combination of theory and practical experience to graduate into the competitive employment market.
Business and Law Development Network (BUiLD)
JIU's Business and Law Schools are supported by BUiLD, which encourages the schools' research capacity and capability development. BUiLD also promotes research networks within JIU and externally, and supports student researchers through a range of events and resources.
JIU offers postgraduate Faculty of Business and Law students the opportunity to complete part of their course as Start Anytime units. This allows you to begin a unit at any point throughout the year and complete it online at your own pace.
Start Anytime units offered at the Faculty of Business and Law include:
- Business Process Management (MPM701A)*
- Human Resource Analytics (MIS714)^
- Foundation Skills in Data Analysis (MIS770A)^
- Strategic Brand Management (MMK739)*.
^ Maximum six months
* Maximum one year
These units are part of several postgraduate business degrees, including the Master of Business Analytics and the Master of Marketing.