21 months
797 USD/credit 28236 USD/year
797 USD/credit 28236 USD/year
656 USD/credit 23241 USD/year
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The Portland Master of Business Administration program from Portland State University is for those who believe business can drive positive change. We empower original thinkers and visionary problem-solvers to combine good business with sustainability, inclusivity, and community engagement. 

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The Portland Master of Business Administration program from Portland State University draws on the city’s innovative business people and entrepreneurs to deliver a unique experience that will elevate your career. Open to evening and daytime students at the most diverse campus in Oregon, you’ll join a select cohort of individuals who enrich the learning experience with a wide array of perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences. The Portland MBA is built on industry relationships, providing an immersive graduate business education that could only happen in Portland — and only at Portland State University.


Students choose The Portland MBA because they seek to drive change. Graduates have used our MBA as a springboard to leadership careers in the private, public and nonprofit sectors. Whether you’re early in your career or a seasoned professional who wants to make a greater impact, The Portland MBA can help you achieve your objectives. Our MBA graduates frequently pursue careers in areas such as: 

  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Executive business management
  • Financial management
  • Government administration
  • Human resource management
  • International development
  • Nonprofit leadership

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pioneering Innovation
  • Leadership Development and Assessment
  • Economics & Sustainability of the Firm
  • Strategy
  • Integrated Strategy
  • Capstone Consulting Project
  • Leadership Immersion

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 21 months

Start dates & application deadlines


62 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be considered for regular admission, applicants must have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or the equivalent (on the U.S. 4.0 scale) from the degree granting institution(s). Applicants who have earned 9 or more letter-graded graduate credits must have a minimum graduate GPA of 3.0 or the equivalent; this graduate GPA supersedes the undergraduate GPA. 
  • Copies of official degree certificate/diploma
  • Certified translation of transcripts
  • Financial documentation demonstrating adequate financial support for at least the first year of study

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28236 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 797 USD per credit during 21 months.
  • National

    28236 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 797 USD per credit during 21 months.
  • In-State

    23241 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 656 USD per credit during 21 months.

Living costs for Portland

1271 - 2262 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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