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Business Degree


Degrees Available: Bachelor of Science

Gain valuable insights from expert faculty and prepare for success as a leader in business, government or not-for-profit management.

If you are interested in pursuing a career in business or organizational management, welcome to Willamette. No college is better positioned to offer you the breadth of knowledge and high-level skills to excel in your profession.

Willamette University is the only university that’s listed among the nation’s best liberal arts colleges and top business schools. You will benefit from the exceptional quality of our undergraduate business degree and expertise of our MBA faculty. You can take advantage of specialized career services at the Atkinson Graduate School of Management.

This unique business program is designed to prepare you for your career with real world experiences. It includes a strong foundation in business analytics and decision making, global perspectives, and personalized career development. You will learn to solve problems, communicate effectively, and work in team settings. These qualities employers value significantly. The comprehensive coursework builds a robust foundation for changing interests, diverse career opportunities, and lifelong career success.

Interested in a business minor? Pair it with any College of Arts & Sciences major to complement the Willamette liberal arts experience. The business minor comprises five courses — leadership, accounting, organizations, finance, and marketing.

You’ll also have the option to complete an MBA in five years instead of six. Our dual-degree program saves you considerable time and money. So whether you want to pursue a career in business, government or not-for-profit management, choose Willamette. You’ll be ready for the challenges of today and the world of tomorrow.

Business Major

More Information about all the Business majors at Willamette

Featured Alumni


CorDarryl Hall MBA'19

  • Data analyst at Intel
  • Raised in a troubled home on Chicago’s South Side, graduated in the top 10% of his class, earned a bachelor’s degree in public administration
  • MBA gave him foundation in data modeling and storytelling

Paimon Jaberi '17, MBA'18

  • Business intelligence analyst for the Seahawks
  • Analyzes data related to ticket sales, fan preferences, stadium operations
  • BA/MBA taught him how to analyze complex data sets and become a polished presenter

Nathan Love '05

  • First job at Lionsgate, then Cinedigm digital, vice president of TiVo and now business development at T-Mobile
  • Founding U.S. investor of Finnish “The Long Drink”
  • Civic Communications and Media taught him effective writing and how to best apply philosophical principles
Willamette University

Business (Undergraduate)

Salem Campus

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