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Advance your career with a graduate degree in a wide array of fields from one of Willamette's renowned colleges.

Majors & Programs

College of Arts & Sciences

Law School
Degree Programs

College of Law

Business School
Degree Programs

College of Business

Salem Campus
Study in

Salem, Oregon

Learn in the heart of Oregon, home to the state capitol, a world-class hospital, and a thriving community.

MBA Portland Center
Study in

Portland, Oregon

Business students have the opportunity to learn at our Portland center, where our MBA for Professionals program fits around the lives of busy professionals like you.

  • 1859

    First Graduate

    In a time when women were frequently barred from college, Emily York is Willamette's first graduate.

  • 1976

    First female elected official

    A political powerhouse and trailblazer, Norma Paulus advanced women’s rights, education and environmental protection. In 1976, she became the first woman to be elected to statewide office in Oregon as secretary of state.

  • 1997

    Special Teams

    Liz Heaston was the first female to play and score in a college football game. Since 1997, Willamette has had two more female kickers.

  • 1935

    First Black graduate

    George Cannady was a Senior Scholar who was involved in football and track. He later became an attorney in Los Angeles.

  • 2017

    Resilience Baked In

    Carina Corner has grown through her experiences of cancer and navigating a sighted-world as a blind person. She's founded a Scandinavian-inspired, vegan bakery in Beaverton where she employs people with disabilities.

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