Take advantage of the strong relationship between the university and the state capitol — just across the street from campus.
Assist with a political campaign. Work with senators or representatives. Volunteer with the district attorney’s office.
Find a hands-on experience that will help you establish a strong professional network for your future, whether that’s law school or serving in the government sector. Plus, Willamette’s MBA program is dually-accredited for public and private sector management. If you pursue the 3+2 MBA program, you’ve found an additional path into graduate studies and a career.
An education at Willamette prepares you to adapt and be flexible — valuable skills in a world where technology shifts transform industries and alter job responsibilities.
Whatever academic program you pursue, classes and experiences are designed to connect across disciplines. Critical thinking, problem-solving and team-building are essential to successful careers. You’ll find plenty of opportunities to build these skills through on- and off-campus experiences here.
We offer majors, minors and special programs at the undergraduate and graduate level:
- Politics, Policy, Law and Ethics
- Civic Communications and Media
- BA/JD - Law 3+3 dual degree
- BA/MBA - Business Management 3+2 dual degree
- BA/MBA - Public Management 3+2 dual degree
- BA/MBA- Not-for-profit management 3+2 dual degree
Cocurricular options and resources
Our real-world experiences outside of class help you develop valuable skills for your career — and give you a head start.