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Graduate Programs at Willamette

Willamette offers graduate degrees through its two professional schools in law and management. Each year students from around the world come to Willamette to earn a law degree, an MBA or both.

Our graduate programs value quality teaching with world-renown faculty, provide individualized instruction through small classes and use experiential learning and community service to translate knowledge into action. Financial aid and scholarships are also available to make earning a Willamette graduate degree accessible and affordable.

Our alumni aren’t just outstanding lawyers and managers. They are also innovative leaders who serve their organizations and communities.

Why choose Willamette for your graduate degree?

  • Our outstanding location at the nexus of public, private and community organizations in Oregon’s capital city.
  • Participation in experiential learning programs like the MBA’s practical applications for careers and enterprises program, the student investment fund, angel investment fund, clinical law program, internships, externships and more.
  • Our diverse student body - representing a wide array of professional, geographic and cultural backgrounds - enhance the learning experience.

Ready to learn more? Select your program of interest.

College of Law

Graduate Degrees:

  • JD
  • LLM
  • MLS
  • JD/MBA
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Atkinson Graduate School of Management

Graduate Degrees:

  • Early Career and Career Change MBA (full-time)
  • MBA for Professionals (evening)
  • JD/MBA programs
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Dual-Degree Programs

If you're interested in the BA/MBA and BA/JD programs, you’ll apply to Willamette as an undergraduate and work with your academic advisor to chart a course of study.

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