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Graduate Schools and Pre-Professional Programs

Over 60% of Whitman College graduates continue their education in various graduate school programs throughout the nation and world. The following is a list of graduate schools in which Whitties enrolled between 2009-2015.

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Anthropology Majors

M.A. Archaeology, Mississippi State University
M.A. Architecture, University of Oregon
M.A. Elementary Education, Stanford University
M.A. Anthropology-Sociology, University of Southampton, England
M.S. Medical Anthropology, University of Edinburgh
M.A. Museum Studies, Columbia University

Art Majors

M.S. Social Services, University of Washington
M.A. Design, Harvard University
M.A. Art Education, Harvard University
M.F.A. Painting and Fine Art Media, University of London
M.F.A. Art and Integrated Media, California Institute of the Arts

Art History Majors

M.A. Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University
M.A. Art History, Art Institute of Chicago
M.A. Museology, University of Washington

Asian and Middle Eastern Studies Majors

M.D. Medical College of Wisconsin
M.A. Sports Administration, Canisius College
M.D. University of Southern California

Astronomy Majors

M.A. Astronomy, Stanford University
Ph.D. Astronomy, University of Colorado
M.S. Environmental Studies, University of Edinburgh

Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology Majors

Ph.D. Biochemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology
Pharm.D. University of Washington
M.A. Epidemiology, Boston University
M.D. Tulane University
M.D. University of British Columbia
M.D. Thomas Jefferson University
M.D. University of Washington
M.D. Dartmouth College

Biology Majors

M.A. Epidemiology, Yale School of Public Health
Ph.D. Genetics, Johns Hopkins University
Veterinary Program, Washington State University
Veterinary Program, Colorado State University
J.D. University of Colorado
B.S. Nursing, Johns Hopkins University
M.S. Nursing, University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D. Marine Biology, University of Hawaii-Manoa
Ph.D. Neuroscience, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Biology - Environmental Studies Majors

M.S. Natural Resources: Fisheries, Humboldt State University
J.D. University of Colorado-Denver
Ph.D. Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, University of Massachusetts
Ph.D. Biology and Ecology, University of Montana
M.S. Ecology, Colorado State University
Ph.D. Evolutionary Biology, University of Virginia

Chemistry Majors

Ph.D. Chemistry, Yale University
Ph.D. Nutrition and Public Health, Tufts University
M.A. Chemistry, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Ph.D. Chemistry, University of California-Berkeley
Ph.D. Chemistry, Purdue University
M.S. Chemistry, Stanford University
Ph.D. Chemistry and Physics, Johns Hopkins University

Chemistry - Environmental Studies Majors

M.S. Geology, Idaho State University
M.S. Hydrology, University of Arizona

Classics and Classical Studies Majors

Ph.D. Indo-European Studies, University of California, Los Angeles
Ph.D. Classics, Cambridge University
J.D. Willamette University
M.A. Comparative Literature, University of Chicago

Economics Majors

M.S. Accounting, University of Southern California
M.P.P. Public Policy and Administration, Georgetown University
M.B.A. Leeds Beckett University
M.A. Accounting, University of Washington
Ph.D. Economics, Colorado State University
Ph.D. Economics, University of California-Santa Barbara
M.B.A. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
J.D. Law, University of Washington
D.D.S. Oregon Health and Science University Dentistry School

Economics - Environmental Studies Majors

M.S. Statistics, Washington State University
M.S. Environmental Management, Yale University
Ph.D. Economics, Duke University

Economics - Mathematics Majors

M.S. Biostatistics, University of California-Los Angeles
M.S. Biomedical Engineering, Boston University
M.B.A. Seattle University

English Majors

M.A. Education, University of Colorado-Denver
M.F.A. Art, San Diego State University
Ph.D. English Literature, University of California-Los Angeles
M.S. Library Science, University of British Columbia
M.A. Publishing, University of Denver
M.A. Creative Writing, University of Notre Dame
M.A. Linguistics, Newcastle University, United Kingdom

Film and Media Studies Majors

M.A. Education, George Washington University

French and Francophone Studies Majors

M.A. International Affairs, George Washington University
D.D.S. University of Melbourne, Australia
J.D. University of Colorado-Denver
M.S. Genetics, University of Manitoba, Canada

Gender Studies Majors

M.S. Public Health, Columbia University

Geology Majors

M.S. Geosciences, Colorado State University
M.S. Earth Sciences, University of Washington
M.S. Environmental Engineering, Northern Arizona University
Ph.D. Geological Science, Arizona State University
M.S. Geography, University of Colorado

Geology - Environmental Studies Majors

M.S. Geology, University of Arizona
M.A. School Counseling, Oregon State University
M.S. Geology, Idaho State University
M.A. Business Management, Heritage University
M.S. Natural Resources, Humboldt State University

German Studies Majors

M.D. University of Utah

Hispanic Studies Majors

Ph.D. Spanish, University of Texas-Austin
M.A. Elementary Education, Hamline University
M.A. Higher Education, University of Denver
J.D. University of California-Hastings
M.S. Higher Education, Northwestern University
M.S. Library Science, McGill University

History Majors

M.S. Water Science, Management & Policy, University of Oxford, England
M.A. German and European Studies, Georgetown University
M.B.A. Dartmouth College
J.D. University of Washington
J.D. Georgetown University
J.D. University of Oregon
J.D. Columbia University

Indigeneity, Race, and Ethnicity Studies Majors

M.A. Museum Studies, Columbia University
M.A. International Development, University of Washington
M.S. Agricultural Economics, University of California-Davis
M.A. Early Childhood Education, University of District of Columbia

Mathematics Majors

M.A. Mathematics, California Polytechnic State University
Ph.D. Mathematics, University of Colorado
Ph.D. Applied Mathematics, University of Colorado Boulder
Ph.D. Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California-Berkeley
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas-Austin

Music Majors

M.A. Music - Performance, Arizona State University
M.A. Music - Conducting, University of California-Davis
M.A. Ethnomusicology, Ohio State University
M.A. Music Therapy, Loyola University
J.D. University of Chicago

Philosophy Majors

M.S. Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, California Polytechnic State University
Ph.D. Education, Stanford University
Ph.D. Philosophy, Emory University
J.D. Washington University, St. Louis
M.D. University of Rochester

Physics Majors

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University
Ph.D. Physics and Astronomy, University of Victoria

Physics - Environmental Studies Majors

Ph.D. Astronomy, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ph.D. Physics, University of Oregon
M.S. Environmental Engineering, Montana State University
Ph.D. Earth Sciences, University of Southern California

Politics Majors

M.A. Social Service Administration, University of Chicago
M.A. Economics, George Mason University
M.S. Public Policy and Administration, Kennedy School of Government - Harvard University
M.A. Elementary Education, University of Missouri
M.A. Foreign Policy, American University
J.D. Wake Forest University
J.D. Duke University
J.D. University of Pennsylvania
M.D. University of Washington
J.D. program in Law, University of California-Berkeley

Psychology Majors

Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, University of Oregon
Ph.D. School Psychology, University of Oregon
Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, University of Vermont
M.Ed. Higher Education, University of Maryland
M.A. Clinical Psychology, Columbia University
M.D. American University of the Caribbean
M.S. Nursing, Columbia University
M.A. Education, Cambridge College
Ph.D. Counseling Psychology, University California-Santa Barbara

Religion Majors

Ph.D. program in Religion, Oxford University
Ph.D. program in Religious Studies, Duke University
M.A. program in International Studies, University of Washington
J.D. program in Law, Iowa College
M.D. Oregon Health and Science University

Rhetoric, Writing, and Public Discourse Majors

M.A. Communication, University of Washington
M.S. Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University

Sociology Majors

Ph.D. Sociology, University of Washington
Ph.D. Criminal Justice and Criminology, University of Maryland
M.A. Brands, Communication, and Culture, University of London
M.A. Organization Development, Pepperdine University
M.A. Criminal Justice, Seattle University
M.B.A. Long Island University-Brooklyn

Sociology - Environmental Studies Majors

M.S. Environmental Science: Sustainable Development, Linkoping University, Sweden
M.S. Civil Engineering, University of Minnesota

Theater and Dance Majors

M.A. International Education Management, Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
M.A. (TOEFL) Test of English as a Foreign Language, Seattle University
M.F.A. Acting, University of California-Irvine

Medical Schools

Asian Studies Major, Medical College of Wisconsin
Asian Studies Major, University of Southern California
Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology Major, University of Washington
Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology Major, Dartmouth College
Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology Major, Stanford University
Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology Major, Thomas Jefferson University
Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology Major, University of British Columbia
Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology Major, University of Vermont
Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology Major, George Washington University
Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology Major, Oregon Health and Science University
Biology Major, Baylor University
Biology Major, University of Virginia
Biology Major, Tulane University
Biology Major, University of Miami
German Studies Major, University of Utah
Politics Major, University of Washington
Philosophy Major, University of Rochester
Psychology Major, American University of the Caribbean
Religion Major, Oregon Health and Science University
Religion Major, Hofstra University, New York

Law Schools

Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology Major, Willamette University
Biology-Environmental Science Major, University of Colorado-Denver
Classics Major, Willamette University
Economics Major, University of Washington
Economics Major, University of Washington
French Major, University of Colorado-Denver
History Major, Columbia University
History Major, University of Washington
History Major, Georgetown University
History Major, University of Oregon
History Major, Boston College
Music Major, University of Chicago
Philosophy Major, Washington University-St.Louis
Politics Major, Wake Forest University
Politics Major, Duke University
Politics Major, University of Pennsylvania
Politics Major, University of California-Berkeley
Religion Major, University of Iowa
Spanish Major, University of California-Hastings
Spanish Major, University of Colorado-Denver

Business Schools (M.B.A. Programs)

Economics Major, Leeds Beckett University (England)
Economics Major, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Economics-Math Major, Seattle University
Geology-Environmental Science Major, Heritage University
History Major, Dartmouth College
Physics-Astronomy Major, Washington State University
Sociology Major, Long Island University-Brooklyn

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