Willamette MBA Study Abroad

Willamette MBA will offer two study abroad sessions each academic year. Select a session below for more information.

Aerial photo of Tokyo Japan

International Study trip: Japan

GSM 726IG — Spring 2023

Trip DatesMarch 25 - April 1, 2023

Class Dates: Two Saturdays. 9 a.m.–2 p.m. in Salem

Application Deadline: December 1, 2022

Full Program Fee Deadline: December 15, 2022

Refund Deadline: December 16, 2022

Tentative Itinerary (TBA)


Estimated Cost

Estimated Total Cost: $4,950
Program Fee: $3,250 with 16 participants
Airfare: $1,300 (estimated)
Additional Costs: $400 (estimated)
Single Room: $TBD (optional)

All Study Abroad Trips

Course Information

GSM 726IG is a one-credit, graded, independent study course. Credit for this course will count toward graduation requirements.

  • Professor: Gary Knight
  • Prerequisites: One semester of Willamette MBA coursework and good academic and conduct standing; completed Bachelor’s Degree. 3+2 students are welcome to apply, with acceptance on a case-by-case basis
  • Tuition: There is no additional tuition charge for full-time students enrolled in 9-18 credits. There will be an additional tuition charge beyond the flat rate for 9-18 credits.
  • Attendance: Course requires attendance and participation in class sessions prior to and following the trip.
  • Program Fee: Includes in-country travel and transportation; double-occupancy hotel rooms (7 nights); breakfasts and one dinner.
  • Program Fee will be direct-billed to your student account upon confirmation of program participation.
  • Students requesting a single-occupancy room will be charged an additional fee.
  • Students are separately responsible for airfare, meals not included in the Program Fee, non-program transportation fees, insurance, etc.
  • Refunds: There will be no refunds after the published date due to contract with our international program provider partners.
  • Financial Aid: The Program Fee and airfare may be covered by Financial Aid. Please contact Shanan Woods in the WU Financial Aid Office for more information.
Passport and Visa Information
  • A valid passport with an expiration date no sooner than six months after the program dates is required.
  • Students considering the MBA Study Abroad are encouraged to apply for/update their passports at their earliest convenience.
  • Students are responsible for checking Visa requirements for the countries traveling in.
Application Process
  • Submit on-line application
  • In-Person Interview
  • Confirm Participation
  • Student Account charged Program Fee
  • Auto-Enrolled in GSM 726IG
Program is subject to cancellation (with full refund) if the minimum number of participants is not met.
For more information, check the FAQs page, or email Professor Knight.

Important dates for Study Abroad

More Information

Questions about international study abroad should be directed to Professor Gary Knight by emailing: mbaglobaltrip@willamette.edu.

Willamette University

Atkinson Graduate School of Management

Salem Campus

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

Portland Center

200 SW Market Street, Suite 101
Portland Oregon 97201 U.S.A.

Back to Top