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Academics at Hamline

Career preparation to last a lifetime


Most Innovative Universities (2022-2023) from US News & World Report

You want a degree that will prepare you for a new career, a career advancement, and support all the opportunities that arise in between. That's why we don't rely on what has always been done. Instead, Hamline is always evolving its programs to meet the ever-changing interests and needs that you have and that employers want.

Best — for a reason

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Best in Minnesota


Hamline is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the best regional university in Minnesota, and 10th in the Midwest

Best online MSL


Ranked by Princeton Review as the best online Master of the Studies of Law program in the United States

Best Master's


Ranked by Washington Monthly as the best master's university in Minnesota

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Undergraduate programs

Explore Hamline’s world-class academics. We have what you're looking for with majors, minors, concentrations, and certificates in business, psychology, forensic science, legal studies, sciences, and more.

All Majors and Minors  

Undergraduate Academics

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Online bachelor's degree completion

Started your bachelor’s degree? Finish it with our fully online degree completion program. We have programs available in business and psychology. And, we’ll help you along the way with personalized mentoring.

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Graduate programs

We’re here to help you take the next step in your career with a master’s degree, doctorate, or graduate certificate. We also have a variety of programs for new and experienced teachers to get their first or additional licenses.

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Continuing education

Gain new knowledge and skills to advance your career. Opportunities range from non-credit webinars that fulfill CEU and CLE requirements to graduate certificates that can be applied to our master’s programs.