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Graduate Programs

Invest in your career

Online, on-campus, or a mix of both, Hamline’s 50+ graduate degrees, certificates, and licenses are designed to fit your schedule. You won’t have to put your career on hold to advance it.

A Hamline degree is more than just a line on your resume. It’s about making connections with your classmates and instructors while gaining practical knowledge you can apply to your work from your first day—and every day after. A Hamline degree is an investment in your life’s work.

A top school for graduate study

Hamline's accomplishments speak for themselves—but it's nice to hear them from others, too. From individual programs to the university as a whole, Hamline ranks among the best in the Midwest and in the US.

Best regional university

Best regional university in Minnesota and 12th in the Midwest

—U.S. News & World Report

1st in Minnesota

Best master’s university in Minnesota and 52nd in the US

—Washington Monthly

Top program

Ranked a best online Master of Studies in Law Program in US

—Princeton Review

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Explore graduate programs

See our full list of graduate programs in business, public administration, creative writing, education, leadership, business analytics, legal studies, and more.

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Business, management, and public administration

Hamline School of Business offers programs to expand your professional network and take the next step in your career, including a Master of Business Administration, Master of Public Administration, Master of Nonprofit Management, and more.

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Teacher education and educational leadership

At Hamline, we train educators to be practitioners, researchers, and leader-advocates. And we have something for every step of your journey, whether you’re earning a first or additional teaching license, a certificate, a master’s degree, or a doctorate.

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Creative writing

Work with our nationally acclaimed faculty and pursue your MFA either in creative writing or in writing for children and young adults. 

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Legal studies

Gain an understanding of how the legal system affects all areas of society with a Master in the Study of Law or graduate paralegal certificate, both offered in both online and hybrid online/on-campus formats.