The information on this page is a guide to help BA/MBA students plan their MBA curricular path.

Specific information about all graduation requirements (including minimum gpa, IKEWS, Management Writing Program, etc.) for BA/MBA students is available in the student handbook. If you have questions about graduation requirements or registration, contact Alex Subert or Karen Arthur.

Each BA/MBA student begins the MBA program with zero, one or two CAS required courses that must be completed during the first year of the MBA program. This means that the course schedules for each BA/MBA student is unique. Be sure to consult with Karen Arthur or Alex Subert about your own situation if you have questions.

BA/MBA students who started the program in fall semester 2020

BA/MBA students must satisfactorily complete a minimum of 60 approved credits of MBA coursework. The 60 credits of MBA coursework, must include thirty-three (33) credits of MBA required courses, four (4) credits from MBA Experiential Elective course, three (3) credits of MBA internship, and a minimum of twenty (20) credits of MBA elective coursework.

Choosing Your Electives

MBA elective courses provide in-depth knowledge in many functional areas of interest. Use the links below to explore the elective courses recommended for your areas of interest.


Willamette University

Early Career and Career Change MBA

Salem Campus

900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.

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