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Atkinson Graduate School of Management

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Whatever stage of your career you're in, Willamette University's Atkinson Graduate School of Management provides a world class management education. From early-career to mid-level professional to seasoned executive, we have the perfect program for you.

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The Breakdown

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  • Business School nationwide (Bloomberg Businessweek)

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  • 2017

    Resilience Baked In

    Carina Corner has grown through her experiences of cancer and navigating a sighted-world as a blind person. She's founded a Scandinavian-inspired, vegan bakery in Beaverton where she employs people with disabilities.

  • 2010

    Fighting for financial equity

    Neil Bergquist ’09 MBA’10 is the co-founder and CEO of two cryptocurrency-based companies.

  • 2017

    World’s biggest cider house

    Colin Schilling ’10 MBA’12 and Mark Kornei ’11 MBA’12, co-founders of Seattle-based Schilling Cider, opened a location in Portland that boasted 50 on-tap ciders, then the largest number worldwide.

  • 2013

    Stout and stretch

    Mikki Trowbridge ’07 MBA’08 held her first Yoga + Beer class at Rogue Farms in Independence, Oregon, a one-time event that turned into a bustling business. Beer yoga has since caught on nationwide.

  • 2012

    Empowering women in tech

    Janice Levenhagen-Seeley MBA’10 is a computer engineer-turned gender equity expert who previously launched Portland-based ChickTech, a national nonprofit that engages women of all ages in the tech industry.