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Undergraduate & Post-Baccalaureate Programs


Accounting Finance
Advertising Management Marketing
Management & Leadership
Management & Leadership (online)
Supply & Logistics Management Supply & Logistics Management (online)
Human Resource Management  



Food Industry Management Certificate Athletic and Outdoor Industry Certificate
Post-Baccalaureate Accounting Certificate International Business Studies Certificate
Social Innovation Certificate Entrepreneurship Certificate

Key features include:

  • Oregon's largest and only urban business school, with 2,000 students admitted to the School of Business
  • The Princeton Review   notes the school as “extremely well-connected to the Portland business community.”
  • Portland State is among the Best Undergraduate Business Programs nationally according to U.S. News & World Report in 2013
  • The largest accounting program in Oregon, including a post-baccalaureate certificate, an organized recruiting program and the opportunity to participate in the five-year master's program, leading to a Master's of Science in Financial Analysis in only five years
  • A nationally-recognized advertising program, awarded first place in the regional level of the National Student Advertising Competition in 2012 for the fifth time in the last 10 years before placing sixth in the nation
  • Full service academic and career advising center for business students
  • Access to more than 400 internships per year
  • A faculty balanced between nationally-renowned scholars and industry professionals
  • The opportunity to specialize the business degree in any of the above majors, minors, and certificates

School of Business Administration Learning Goals

The following goals for undergraduate business students show how the School of Business Administration at Portland State University differentiates itself from other business programs, with a strong commitment to:

Critical Thinking: Analyzing options, problem solving, and making decisions

Long-term Perspective:
Anticipating the long-term consequences of business decisions

Recognizing the environmental and social impacts of business decisions

Theory to Practice:
Taking theoretical concepts and putting them into practice

For more information about undergraduate business programs at Portland State University contact the School of Business Administration Undergraduate Programs Office at or call 503-725-3712.

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