Students interested in pursuing a career in law should major in History at Multnomah University, but may choose any major offered at MU provided they take specific courses designed to prepare students for successful admission to law school. Multnomah University offers all the prerequisite history, political science, and literary courses normally required by law schools in the region. Admission to law school is highly competitive, but as a History major, you will be fully equipped to pursue graduate school. For more information, consult the Academic Chair of the History Department.

Ways to study

Undergraduate (Major or Minor) | On-campus | Study Abroad

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Course plan


Application deadlines

Career Placement

This pre-professional program will prepare you for further study to pursue a career in law in roles such as:

• Public Interest Lawyer • Civil Litigation Lawyer • Defense Attorney
• Estate Planning Lawyer • Personal Injury Lawyer • Government Lawyer