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    Early Career And Career Change MBA

    Preparing students for successful careers in business, government or not-for-profit sectors

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    Third Time is a Charm! Businessweek names Willamette MBA Top-Ranked Program in Oregon

    For the third consecutive year, Bloomberg Businessweek ranks Willamette MBA one of the top programs in the country.

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    Willamette MBA Reaffirms AACSB Accreditation

    Only 10% of management schools worldwide meet the AACSB's exceptional requirements for quality.

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    Learning By Doing

    Willamette's one-of-a-kind Angel Investment Fund provides MBA students invaluable early stage entrepreneurship experience.

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    Nonprofit Giving

    Willamette University MBA faculty deliver expert tips how to make smart and effective charitable donations.

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Willamette University MBA

Willamette University's Atkinson Graduate School of Management is committed to providing a world class management education to students in all stages of their career. Whether you are early in your career, a mid-level professional or a seasoned executive, Willamette MBA has a program for you.

We offer an Executive Development Center and two MBA programs: The Early Career & Career Change MBA and the MBA for Professionals. Both MBA programs are carefully designed to help our graduates become outstanding leaders and managers in business, government, and nonprofit organizations worldwide. 

The Early Career & Career Change MBA is accredited for business by AACSB International, and for public administration by NASPAA - the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration. The MBA for Professionals program is accredited for business by AACSB International.

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Dual-Degree Options

With two dual-degree options to choose from, Willamette University MBA provides students multiple options to combine either a liberal arts degree with an MBA (BA/MBA) or law and an MBA (JD/MBA). 

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A top tier program

The Willamette MBA is accredited for business, government and not-for-profit management and has earned numerous rankings from national and international organizations.

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Ambition Welcome

Willamette's MBA for Professionals program is uniquely designed for busy, working professionals. With classes in Portland and Salem, Willamette MBA helps students get more out of their careers.

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Fundraising brought in $17.785M for 2016–17

Gifts recognize the university’s past and future impact, will enhance the student experience.

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Tim Johnson leads Center for Governance and Public Policy Research towards bright and busy future

New leadership will build on years of experience and success.

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From intern to advisor: Kara Merrill’s path from CLA to MBA to launching her career

New leadership will build on years of experience and success.