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Master of Business Administration, M.B.A.

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Portland, OR, United States
University of Portland Master of Business Administration program offers a broad core curriculum, as well as a constant focus on creativity and entrepreneurship to distinguish our students in a competitive market. 

Overview

The Master of Business Administration from The Pamplin School of Business at University of Portland will help you start developing the critical thinking skills needed to identify, analyze, and evaluate complex business problems, navigate an ever-changing environment, and hone the global perspectives needed by 21st century managers today.

Thirteen courses (39-semester hours) make up the flexible MBA program. Students have the option to test out of the prerequisite statistics course, resulting in a twelve course (36-semester hour) program. Evening classes are taught once a week to balance the commitments of school and work.

Program Highlights: 

  • Flexible evening program designed for experienced and working professionals 
  • Develop the critical thinking skills needed to identify, analyze, and evaluate complex business problems
  • Features six areas of concentration: entrepreneurship, finance, marketing, operations and technology management, sustainability, and strategy
  • 39 semester hours with the option to test out of the prerequisite statistics course 
  • Opportunity for an international experience 

Accreditation

Accredited by the Association of Advanced Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Innovation for Sustainability 
  • Economics and Metrics for Sustainability 
  • Cross-cultural Management 
  • Leadership and Higher Level Management 
  • Social Responsibility in Organizations 
  • Economic Analysis 
  • Introduction to Operations & Technology Management 
  • Principles of Accounting 
  • Applied Marketing Strategies 
  • Corporate Finance 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
  • Credits
    39 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    88

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  • Minimum required score:

    570

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

You only need to take one of these tests:

  • GRE (score equivalent to a GMAT score of 550)

    This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

  • You need the following GMAT score:

    Required score: 550

    The GMAT - or Graduate Management Admission Test - is a frequent requirement for admission at management and business schools across the world. The GMAT score ranges between 200 and 800 and measures the verbal and quantitative reasoning of test-takers.

General Requirements

  • Statement of Goals
  • Current Resume
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Official Transcripts (from all previously attended academic institutions)
  • Must be submitted directly from the institution or in a sealed envelope given to the applicant directly from the academic institution
  • A bachelor's degree or its equivalent from an accredited college or university recognized by the University of Portland is required
  • International Applicants: Transcripts from foreign universities must follow the above guideline as well as be in English or be accompanied by an English translation certified as authentic.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1376 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
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  • National

    1376 USD/credit
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Living costs for Portland

  • 1271 - 2270 USD/month
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