MBA for Professionals Curriculum

The Willamette MBA for Professionals features a managed curriculum which maps out your complete set of courses for your entire 24-month experience. Each course provides a firm grounding in a functional area while introducing advanced topics and concepts.

The curriculum is delivered through a proven learning model that emphasizes learning by doing and the immediate application of new knowledge. Willamette's respected and recognized faculty understand the unique needs of working professionals and provide a learning experience focused on individual outcomes and success.

MBA Candidates progress through the integrated curriculum in small cohorts, offering a unique opportunity to develop relationships, learn from diverse experiences and approaches, and benefit from a built-in support network. The program is designed to be completed as two courses per semester on two weeknights per week. All MBA for Professionals' courses are delivered 6:00pm to 10:00pm.

Foundational Knowledge

LEAD: Leadership Effectiveness and Development
Data Analysis, Modeling and Decision Making
Accounting for Managers
Managing Organizations: Individuals, Teams and Human Resources

Functional Knowledge

Creating and Implementing Market-Driven Strategies
Finance and Economics for Managers
Operations and Information Management

Synthesis and Integration

Global Management & Innovation
Politics and Public Policy for Managers (previously titled "Creating Value through Governance")
Special Topics in Management
Strategic Management
IMAP (Integrative Management Project) Capstone Course