An innovative program ideal for career entry or change, the Early Career and Career Change MBA emphasizes experiential learning through class consulting projects, student professional organizations and career services programs. Utilize career management programming to help focus career goals for a smooth transition into the job market, a new industry or job function upon completion.
The program encourages students to work closely with each other and with the faculty, taking what they are learning and utilizing it in the workplace the very next day. MBA for Professionals’ classes run three semesters per year and meet two weekday evenings per week on the Willamette University main campus in Salem, Oregon or at the Willamette University Portland Center in the Pearl District of Portland, Oregon.
This integrated, systems-oriented approach builds on fundamental business management principles and is applicable to commercial, government and not-for-profit organizations alike. Our approach is meant to take students one step further in their business management skills and capabilities.