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Atkinson Graduate School of Management's Center in Portland Oregon
Atkinson Graduate School of Management

An Oregon MBAwith aPurpose

Discover the transformative impact of the Atkinson Graduate School of Management's MBA program. Uncover the importance of cultivating socially responsible leaders in the realms of business, government, and not-for-profit management.

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A world-class business education

Full-time MBA

Prepare for your first career position or career change in business, government and non-profit organizations.

MBA for Professionals

Take your career to the next level with this evening program designed for working professionals.

One-Year MBA

Earn your MBA in just 12 months with Willamette's one-year MBA program.

Certificate & Executive Education Programs

Build your career and your organization with continuing education.

Accreditations & Rankings

A Top Tier Program

Learn from the best. We're consistently ranked among the best business schools in the U.S.

Faculty & Research


Immerse yourself in the expertise of our distinguished faculty and leaders in their respective fields. They possess the profound ability to equip you for the professions that will shape tomorrow. Unleash your potential and ignite the innovative spark within you at our renowned Oregon MBA program.


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About the Atkinson Graduate School of Management

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We create leaders in business, government, and non-profit organizations. Our comprehensive range of programs caters to professionals at every stage of their careers — from early professionals to mid-level achievers and seasoned executives.


About Willamette's MBA Programs

Study in Portland

Elevate your career prospects by studying at our Portland MBA center, thoughtfully designed to accommodate the busy lives of professionals like yourself.

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Study in Salem

Immerse yourself in the heart of Oregon, a vibrant hub teeming with thriving small businesses, innovative startups, and the state's captivating capitol.

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Ready to transform your career? Learn how Willamette's Atkinson Graduate School of Management can guide you to your next step.

An Oregon MBA tailored to you

At ̫ӳ, we pride ourselves on delivering a personalized MBA program tailored to your unique needs. Our esteemed school of management in Oregon offers a range of programs designed to propel your career to new heights. We designed our Oregon MBA programs to provide the knowledge, tools and experience needed for successful careers.

We offer several different formats to choose from. If you're looking to prepare for your first professional position or transition to a new career, consider the MBA for Early Career and Career Change. It's a full-time MBA program designed to prepare students for careers in in business, government and non-profit organizations. If you're interested in advancing in your current career and strengthening your skills, our MBA for Professionals program is an evening part-time program designed for working professionals.

Explore Joint degree programs with our Oregon MBA

If you're interested in exploring multiple degrees at the same time, Willamette offers several paths to choose from. We offer a strong undergraduate business program that compliments our graduate school of management. Consider achieving your undergraduate and MBA program through our 5-year BA/MBA option.

You can also consider Willamette's JD/MBA program. By combining both programs, your career options are endless. You can also dive into the world of data and pursue an MBA/MSDS dual degree.

A Top MBA in Oregon

Our programs are accredited by AACSB International; the hallmark of quality in MBA education. Our full-time MBA is also accredited by NASPAA, which makes it one of only two MBA programs in the world dually accredited for business and public service. We also consistently rank among the top MBA programs in the United States.

Our graduates have triumphed over difficult business challenges, championed financial equity, empowered others, contributed to their communities, and even founded global companies. MBA graduates have secured successful careers at companies like Nike, Intel, and other highly sought-after organizations. They also pursue successful careers in all levels of government as well as non-profit organizations in the US and abroad.

Willamette's Oregon MBA program is successful because it provides a hands-on education. Students find plenty of opportunities to hone their innovation and entrepreneurship skills through courses and opportunities on campus.

Our faculty members are not only exceptional educators but also industry experts actively contributing to their respective disciplines. They’ll deliver personalized guidance and education, empowering you to become a leader in your chosen field.

Achieve success with our MBA program

With locations in Portland and Salem, you can easily access renowned educational programs. Earn your graduate degree, advance your career, and prepare for your future. Start your journey with our highly-accredited MBA program today.

Find the Right Oregon MBA for You

  • 2017

    Resilience Baked In

    Carina Corner has grown through her experiences of cancer and navigating a sighted-world as a blind person. She's founded a Scandinavian-inspired, vegan bakery in Beaverton where she employs people with disabilities.

  • 2010

    Fighting for financial equity

    Neil Bergquist ’09 MBA’10 is the co-founder and CEO of two cryptocurrency-based companies.

  • 2017

    World’s biggest cider house

    Colin Schilling ’10 MBA’12 and Mark Kornei ’11 MBA’12, co-founders of Seattle-based Schilling Cider, opened a location in Portland that boasted 50 on-tap ciders, then the largest number worldwide.

  • 2013

    Stout and stretch

    Mikki Trowbridge ’07 MBA’08 held her first Yoga + Beer class at Rogue Farms in Independence, Oregon, a one-time event that turned into a bustling business. Beer yoga has since caught on nationwide.

  • 2012

    Empowering women in tech

    Janice Levenhagen-Seeley MBA’10 is a computer engineer-turned gender equity expert who previously launched Portland-based ChickTech, a national nonprofit that engages women of all ages in the tech industry.