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Master of Business Administration

Program Details

Portland State University offers a Part Time MBA Degree that is well suited for individuals who are ready to enhance their knowledge in business administration. Students enrolled in this degree program will gain in-depth knowledge on leadership, economics, finance, accounting, communication, management, critical thinking, ethics, and much more. This degree is perfect for students who want to increase their job opportunities by moving past entry-level positions and those who wish to enter the field with a high quality education. Graduates pursuing this degree have the potential for careers in the fields of manufacturing, finance, government, consulting, energy, entertainment, as well as others.

The Part Time MBA core courses include Leadership Development and Assessment, Economics and Sustainability of the Firm I & II, Pioneering Innovation, Financial Accounting, Foundations of Strategy, Communications for Leaders, Financial Management, Organizational Management, Leadership Immersion, Managerial Accounting, Sustainable Operations Management, Business Decision Tools for Managers, Information Systems & Technology for Organizations, Applied Business Decision Tools, Marketing Strategy, Executive Perspectives on Leadership, Law Ethics & Stewardship, Integrated Strategy, and a Consulting Experiences Capstone. The courses are expertly crafted to ensure that graduates will be knowledgeable, competent, and professional while working in business administration field. The elective courses within the curriculum are designed to give students the ability to customize their education and cater to their individual interests. Graduates will be well equipped with a wide base of specialized knowledge that is often sought by employers in various employment fields.

This hybrid learning environment provides flexibility for enrolled students who are employed or have other obligations. Students must be highly disciplined to complete a large amount of coursework. Time management, a reliable internet connection, and word processing skills are very important for students who enroll.


Professional Resume. Unofficial Transcripts. Two Professional References. Optional Essay. Interview. A bachelors degree is required.

Accreditation & Licensing

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)