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The admission process, requirements and deadlines vary for each program. Class size is limited and admission decisions are made on a rolling basis. Scholarships and financial aid programs are available.

The Atkinson Graduate School of Management has two distinct MBA programs that cover students looking to attend school full-time to those looking to grow professionally while working.

Early Career MBA

  • Full-time, in-person program based in Salem, OR.
  • One of two programs in the world accredited by both AACSB International and NASPAA.
  • Prepares students for careers in business, government or not-for-profit management.
  • Consistently ranked the top MBA program in the U.S. and #1 in Oregon.
  • Unique and highly experiential and hands-on curriculum developed by world-class faculty.
  • This program is available as a dual degree JD/MBA or BA/MBA.

MBA for Professionals

  • Part-time evening MBA program with classes in Salem and Portland campuses; students choose their campuses.
  • Designed for working professionals with classes two evenings per week and completed in 24 months.
  • Accredited by AACSB, this is the most popular executive-style MBA in Oregon.
  • We take care of the details — like dinner each night you have class — so you can focus on learning.
  • A team of dedicated Career Management staff is available to students in both Salem and Portland.