About The School of Business at Portland State

Located in the heart of one of America’s most dynamic cities, The School of Business at Portland State University is shaping the future of business through inclusive, transformative learning and meaningful research. With world-class faculty and deep connections with regional industry partners, our campus brings together today’s innovators and tomorrow’s leaders.

Redefine Business

The School of Business is centered on social, ecological and economic business practices that drive positive change. We embrace a holistic approach to education, taking students out of the classroom and into the community. In keeping with the PSU motto to “let knowledge serve the city,” our students turn ideas in action.

We offer our undergraduate degree in seven concentrations, six graduate degree programs, a variety of certificate programs and continuing education through our Center for Executive and Professional Education.

Learn from Industry Experts

Our faculty are committed researchers who delve into today’s most important business issues. They teach from a real-world perspective, bringing valuable business experience and connections to bear for the benefit of students. 

Expand Your Horizon

At The School of Business, we believe the power of inclusion leads to a brighter, more sustainable future. And our campus reflects that belief: you’ll be part of the most diverse student population in Oregon. You’ll also be exposed to a wide range of diverse perspectives through our highly collaborative programs, which place students alongside business leaders in the community. 

Enjoy Globally Recognized Programs & Spaces

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) has accredited The School of Business in both business and accounting, placing us among only 188 schools (the top 5 percent) worldwide to receive this dual distinction.

The Karl Miller Center provides a space for hands-on, collaborative learning. The modern, award-winning building is LEED Platinum Certified and includes classrooms, study areas, family spaces and our advising offices. 

Immerse Yourself in an Entrepreneurial City 

Portland is one of the most livable cities for good reason: a mild climate, access to a bounty of outdoor recreation opportunities and a creative culture that nurturers entrepreneurs of all kinds. Student groups, events, internships, CO-OPs and volunteer efforts provide opportunities to connect with the community on campus as well as that of the surrounding region.