Get a head start on law school or graduate school at Valpo.
The Valparaiso University Law School and the Valparaiso University Graduate School both offer programs that allow qualifying students to begin graduate study after three years of undergraduate work at Valparaiso University. These programs can save students both time and money by freeing them from one year in school and one year of tuition.
Combined Bachelor’s and Law Degree
Through the Valparaiso Law School’s Three Plus Three Program, Valparaiso University students in the College of Arts and Sciences can complete a bachelor’s and a Juris Doctor (law) degree from Valparaiso University in a total of six years.
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Early-entry Master’s Programs
Early-entry programs permit qualified Valpo undergraduate students to apply for early entry into select Valpo graduate programs and enroll in graduate-level coursework during their senior year. This graduate-level coursework will then be applied to both the student’s undergraduate and graduate degrees, offering significant savings in both time and tuition. The Valparaiso University Graduate School offers these 4 + 1 programs:
- M.A. in Arts and Entertainment Administration
- M.A. in Chinese Studies
- M.A. in English Studies and Communication
- M.A. in TESOL
- M.Ed. in Initial Licensure
- M.A. in Liberal Studies (8 concentrations available)
- M.S. in Analytics and Modeling
- M.S. in Information Technology (2 concentrations available)
- M.S. in International Commerce and Policy
- M.S. in International Economics and Finance
- M.S. in Digital Media
- M.S. in Sports Media
- M.S. in Sports Administration
Other early-entry programs available only to Valpo undergraduate students:
- M.Ed./Ed.S. School Counseling
- M.Ed./Ed.S. School Psychology
- M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling