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Field Studies

Summer 2016 Field Study: Oregon 

July 15-16, 22-23, 29-30
August 5-6, 12-13 

Departures from Portland Metro area to various locations in Oregon 

The Oregon field study will showcase innovative companies and nonprofits with local impact and global reach. From Mercy Corps' cutting-edge logistics for disaster relief to B Corps with international sourcing and markets, this statewide field study demonstratesOregon's ties to the world and our interconnections with communities and the environment. 

Program Costs:
Program fee + $175 field trip fee
Students are responsible for travel arrangements to Portland and for accomodation. 

Registration Information 

PSU Students use MGMT 409, CRN 80720 OR MGMT 509, CRN 80730
Non-Credit students register here

Credits: 4 academic credits for enrolled students, or 12 Continuing Education Units for non-enrolled community members.


Jacen Greene, Program Manager, Social Enterprise Initiatives at Portland State University 
Tichelle Sorensen, Academic Director, MBA Programs 


Summer 2017 Field Study: Vietnam
More information about the Vietnam field study will be made available through summer and fall 2016 


Past Field Studies:

Read the summary and blog for our 2015 field studies in PORTLAND, OR >>

Read the student blog for our 2013 & 2014 field studies in CAMBODIA >>

Read the student blog for our 2012 field study in INDIA >>


"This is how social entrepreneurship begins: with the realization that your presence could create change, no matter how small the scale."

--Melissa Loney, PSU MBA '15.