Atkinson Graduate School of Management Programs

Willamette University MBA delivers exceptional educational programs designed to prepare students and professionals for high impact management careers serving businesses, government and not-for-profit organizations.

Willamette University MBA is accreditated by the AACSB International, with our Early Career and Career Change MBA honored with a rare dual accreditation by NASPAA as well.  Along with our Executive Development Center, our management programs are structured to fit students seeking their first professional role, individuals changing career paths, managers seeking to advance their careers, or executives in search of high quality professional development. Willamette University MBA graduates are exceptionally well prepared to contribute immediately to the organizations they serve. Select the program that best fits your needs based on the criteria below:

Early Career and Career Change MBA:

  • A full-time MBA program
  • You have 2 years or less professional work experience
  • You have 2 years or more experience and seeking a career change
  • You are an International student
  • You are considering a joint degree program such as a BA/MBA or JD/MBA

MBA for Professionals:

  • You live and work in or near Portland or Salem, Oregon
  • You have 3 years or more professional work experience
  • You are considering a part-time or evening MBA program
  • You are currently employed

Executive Development Center:

  • You are interested in Willamette's three continuing education certificate programs for executives employed in the utility, public, or legal sectors.
  • You are a manager or senior executive looking to increase individual value and productivity
  • You are a professional who wants to take your management skills to the next level
  • You work for an organization seeking to manage change and open doors to creativity, foster innovation and manage scarce resources efficiently