Digging deeper, reaching higher.
Graduate and professional studies at William & Mary expand on the College’s mission to produce exceptional, ethical and inspiring leaders and scholars. We’ve taken everything that’s distinctive about a W&M undergraduate education—small classes, world-class facilities, close relationships with faculty—and made it even more hands-on, more personalized, and more focused on concrete professional and academic goals.
In Arts & Sciences, graduate students in ten departments work side-by-side with mentors on research projects and internships noted for innovation and real-world significance. Our graduate programs, leading to master’s and doctoral degrees, train students to be professional scholars and leaders in their fields. Our program in Colonial History is ranked #4 in the nation.
William & Mary enjoys active partnerships with the region’s leading research facilities and resources, such as the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, and the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility. The intellectual contributions of our graduate students bring energy and vitality to the flow of new ideas – boosting the productivity of our faculty, and offering undergraduate students an up-close look at graduate and professional studies.
The Mason School of Business offers a full-time MBA program, a Master of Accounting program, and an Executive MBA and Flex MBA, both designed for working professionals. Students get a personalized, experience-based business education partnering with faculty and executives in real-time, real-world business cases.
The Law School is the oldest in the country, offering five advanced degrees and boasting the most technologically advanced courtroom in the world.
The School of Marine Science at our 35-acre Gloucester Point campus is a living laboratory of inland marshes, tidewater bays and open ocean, ready to be explored on one of the school’s 40 vessels.
And the School of Education offers a fully-integrated approach to advanced teacher, counselor, school psychologist and administrator training, producing professionals who are equipped with the emotional, intellectual and leadership skills to bring about positive change in our nation’s schools and communities.
Find out more about our five graduate and professional schools: