Master of Business Administration - MBA


Connect to top business leaders, flexible scheduling and the most affordable AACSB accredited MBA in Portland. Broaden cross-functional skills necessary to be a strong, innovative leader in today’s global business environment.

University of Portland's MBA program offers a broad core curriculum, as well as a constant focus on creativity and entrepreneurship to distinguish our students in a competitive market.


The Pamplin School of Business will help you start developing the critical thinking skills needed to identify, analyze, and evaluate complex business problems, navigate an ever-changing environment, and hone the global perspectives needed by 21st century managers today.

Thirteen courses (39-semester hours) make up the flexible MBA program. Students have the option to test out of the prerequisite statistics course, resulting in a twelve course (36-semester hour) program. Evening classes are taught once a week to balance the commitments of school and work. The GMAT requirement is currently waived for all business graduate program applicants.


AACSB International link to the website—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

We are one of five business schools in Oregon accredited by the Association of Advanced Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). 



MBA Concentrations:

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Gain a comprehensive understanding of financial markets & institutions, analysis & risk management.

Finance Concentration requires four 3-credit courses.


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Study the importance of personal selling as well as negotiation & persuasion in a variable environment.

Marketing Concentration requires four 3-credit courses.


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Operations and Technology Management

Prepare for strategic challenges with coursework on supply chain & inventory management.

Operations and Technology Management Concentration requires four 3-credit courses.

Operations and Technology Management

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Develop & execute strategies that build resilience & long term competitive advantage.

Strategy Concentration requires four 3-credit courses.


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Learn frameworks to improve the economic, environmental & social performance of organizations.

Sustainability Concentration requires four 3-credits courses.