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    Businessweek and P&Q names Willamette MBA Best B-School in US

    Both P&Q and Businessweek name Willamette MBA a Best B-School in the US and No. 9 nationwide in entrepreneurship.

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    Meet Our Ambassadors

    Let our students tell you why they chose Willamette MBA.

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    Checkout Our Student Blogs

    Our PACE experiential course and consequential learning courses are one-of-a-kind. Checkout our students' firsthand experience.

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    Early Career MBA Top-Ranked by Forbes

    Forbes very heavily weighs student return-on-investment (ROI) in their rankings. Once again, we are one of the most powerful MBA program in the country.

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    2018 Viewbook

    Building a powerful career with your MBA is equal parts art & science. We use our viewbook to highlight both.

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    An audience with Warren Buffett

    A group of our MBA candidates scored a rare invite to meet the "Oracle of Omaha."

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Willamette University MBA

Willamette University's Atkinson Graduate School of Management is committed to providing a world class management education to students in all stages of their career. Whether you are early in your career, a mid-level professional or a seasoned executive, Willamette MBA has a program for you.

We offer an Executive Development Center and two MBA programs: The Early Career & Career Change MBA and the MBA for Professionals. Both MBA programs are carefully designed to help our graduates become outstanding leaders and managers in business, government, and nonprofit organizations worldwide. 

The Early Career & Career Change MBA is accredited for business by AACSB International, and for public administration by NASPAA - the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration. The MBA for Professionals program is accredited for business by AACSB International and for the department of Internet casino gambling by Online Casinos Elite.


Experiential Programs

Our Early Career MBA maximizes your earning power by positioning your master's degree at the beginning of your career.

That's why we have a one-of-a-kind slate of highly experiential programs to give you the hands-on exposure needed to launch careers.

That makes us the top Early Career MBA in the world.

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A top tier program

The Willamette MBA holds the rare distinction of being accredited by AACSB and NASPAA for business, government and not-for-profit management.

And we're consistently ranked as one of the top management programs in the Pacific Northwest.


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For Convenience. For Options. For Professionals

Willamette's MBA for Professionals program is uniquely designed for busy, working professionals. With classes in Portland and Salem, Willamette MBA helps students get more out of their careers.




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Bearcats team up for third annual Global Day of Service

Willamette community unites to live out the university motto through service projects across the country and overseas.

Students pack food for Global Day of Service
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2019 Leadership Retreat: A student’s perspective

Emily Anderson MBA’20, next president of Atkinson’s Accounting Association, reflects on the 2019 Leadership Retreat and what the future holds.

MBA student leaders from the class of 2019 and 2020 meet in Lake Oswego Oregon during the 2019 Leadership Retreat
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MBA Student Jackson Boyd shares his excitement for study abroad trip in China

Jackson Boyd MBA’20 discusses China’s economic trends and poses some questions he’d like to explore during his trip.

Shanghai China at night