The Willamette MBA for Professionals program features a twelve-course curriculum. Students complete nine courses from the required MBAP curriculum and three courses of elective MBAP coursework.

The presence of elective courses within the curriculum allows MBAP students to develop greater depth of knowledge in selected functional areas or greater breadth of knowledge for general management. MBAP Students also have the option to select elective coursework from Willamette’s new Data Science for Professionals program.

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. Each MBA for Professionals course is delivered one weeknight per week from 6:00pm to 10:00pm.

Courses and their classifications are listed below.

Foundational Knowledge

GSMPR 621

LEAD: Leadership Effectiveness and Development

GSMPR 622

Data Analysis, Modeling and Decision Making

GSMPR 623

Accounting for Managers

GSMPR 624

Managing Organizations: Individuals, Teams and Human Resources


Functional Knowledge

GSMPR 625

Creating and Implementing Market-Driven Strategies

GSMPR 626

Finance and Economics for Managers

GSMPR 627

Operations and Information Management


Synthesis and Integration

GSMPR 631

Special Topics in Management or an equivalent MBA elective

GSMPR 632

Strategic Management IMAP (Integrative Management Project) Capstone Course


Elective Courses

MBAP students complete three elective courses as part of the 12-course curriculum.

GSMPR 6xx

MBA Elective

GSMPR 6xx

MBA Elective

GSMPR 6xx

MBA Elective

MBA Classroom

MBAP Fast Facts

  • Study in Salem or Portland
  • Complete your degree in 24 months
  • Take two evening courses a week
  • Excellent teaching and mentoring
  • Immediately apply what you learn
  • Nine required courses cover all functions
  • Three elective courses for your interests
  • Dinner is included in each class
  • Scholarships and financial aid available
  • Accredited by AACSB International
Willamette University

MBA for Professionals

Salem Campus

Address
900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.
Phone
971-717-7260

Portland Center

Address
200 SW Market Street, Suite 101
Portland Oregon 97201 U.S.A.
Phone
971-717-7260

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