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Atkinson Graduate School of Management's Center in Portland Oregon
Atkinson Graduate School of Management


Experience the transformative power of our Oregon MBA program, dedicated to cultivating principled leadership. Explore the essential purpose and direction of business, with a focus on its responsibilities to society and shareholders to discover the significance of training socially responsible corporate leaders.

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Immerse yourself in the expertise of our distinguished faculty and leaders in their respective fields. They possess the profound ability to equip you for the professions that will shape tomorrow. Unleash your potential and ignite the innovative spark within you at our renowned Oregon business school.


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We create leaders in business, government, and non-profit organizations. Our comprehensive range of programs caters to professionals at every stage of their careers — from early professionals to mid-level achievers and seasoned executives.



Study in Portland

Elevate your career prospects by studying at our esteemed Portland MBA center, thoughtfully designed to accommodate the busy lives of professionals like yourself.


Study in Salem

Immerse yourself in the heart of Oregon, a vibrant hub teeming with thriving small businesses, innovative startups, and the state's captivating capitol.


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Ready to transform your career? Learn how Willamette's Atkinson Graduate School of Management can guide you to your next step.

An Oregon Business School Tailored to You

At Willamette University, we pride ourselves on delivering a personalized MBA program tailored to your unique needs. Our esteemed Atkinson Graduate School of Management offers a range of programs designed to propel your career to new heights. Whether you seek a career transition, a competitive edge in challenging job markets, educational opportunities while maintaining full-time employment, or wish to sharpen your management skills, our Oregon MBA program is tailored precisely to meet your goals.

Our faculty members are not only exceptional educators but also industry experts actively contributing to their respective disciplines. They’ll deliver personalized guidance and education, empowering you to become a leader in your chosen field. In addition to a full-time MBA program and a part-time MBA program at our local business school, we offer continuing education classes to help you enhance your skills. With locations in both Portland and Salem, you can easily access renowned educational programs designed to hone your skills and your competitive edge.

Find Success With Our Oregon MBA Program

Our graduates have triumphed over difficult business challenges, championed financial equity, empowered others, and even founded global companies. We don’t just teach you curriculum, we offer you experiential learning opportunities to foster a deep understanding of business. You’ll be able to experience the curriculum and help you apply your learnings to future problems and issues throughout your career. Accredited by AACSB International and NASPAA, our graduate school consistently ranks among the top MBA programs in the U.S. according to several ranking organizations, helping you feel more confident that you’re taking the right step. Get a better understanding of management and business principles and learn what it takes to apply to our business school in Oregon!

Find the Right Oregon MBA for You

  • 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.