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    Hear what our current students say about our MBA for Professionals Program

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    Congratulations Prof Tim Johnson!

    This honor recognizes young business school faculty who have demonstrated research acumen, teaching prowess, and impact on students. Poets & Quants selected their best of the best from among 2,000 nominees and 160 finalists from around the globe.

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  • Sachiko and Taul Watanabe '41

    Watanabe family's $1 million gift is a game changer for Willamette MBA students

    The gift from the estate of Sachiko and Taul Watanabe '41 provides funds for additional scholarships at the Atkinson Graduate School of Management.

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    A Beast of a Course

    Find out why P&Q's John Byrne calls Willamette MBA's PACE—a professional development core course with a real consulting project—"a beast".

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    Newly designed MBA for Professionals

    To maximize value for students and employers, Willamette MBA is excited to introduce newly designed curriculum for MBA for Professionals this fall.

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    Willamette MBA in 60 seconds

    Poets&Quants' John Byrne tells you all about Willamette MBA in 60 seconds.

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    Find Your Path

    The Willamette MBA is a top-ranked program specifically designed for early career and career change students.

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    P&Q and Businessweek names Willamette MBA a Best B-School in US

    Willamette MBA moves up a spot in the "Definitive List of the Top 100 U.S. MBA Programs."

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    Willamette MBA Newsletter

    Punit Renjen, CEO of Deloitte Global and Willamette MBA alum, to speak at commencement. Want more news like this? Checkout our latest newsletters.

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    Forbes ranks Willamette MBA #57 nationwide for return on investment

    Willamette MBA has once again landed on Forbes magazine's biannual "Best Business Schools" list.

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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.



Signature Experiential Programs

Our Early Career Career Change MBA builds your resume with our slate of highly experiential programs to give you the hands-on experience you need to launch your career.

Learn more about PACE, Philanthropic Investment for Community Impact, Angel Fund, and the O'Neill Investment Fund today.

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A top tier program

The Willamette MBA holds the rare distinction of being accredited by AACSB and NASPAA for business, government and not-for-profit management.

And we're consistently ranked as one of the business schools in the U.S. and #1 in Oregon. 

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Unique Cross-sectoral Approach

The Willamette MBA and alumni have been serving the business, government, and not-for-profit sectors since 1974. Find out how you can take your career into any sector with Willamette MBA.

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New faculty members join Willamette

Six new professors bring expertise in law, data science, Japanese, computer science and vocal jazz.

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Alum succeeds by thinking beyond now to 'what is possible’

MBA program, connections lead Nathan Love ‘05 MBA’06 to jobs in entertainment, digital tech.

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Virtual celebration honors graduates

More than 500 students representing three schools graduated from Willamette University on Sunday. 

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