Why Graduate Business at Portland State?

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Graduate business education is an investment in your future. At Portland State’s School of Business, we design our programs and certificates to deliver the returns that matter most.


Core Values That Drive Business

Sustainability and social innovation are part of our DNA. We see these core values as essential success factors of forward-thinking business and have thoroughly embedded them in each program curriculum.

A Space for Excellence

The Karl Miller Center, a modern LEED Platinum building, provides space for hands-on, collaborative learning that prepares you for today’s business environment.

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The ROI of Industry Connections

Portland State has been cultivating deep ties with our vibrant, globally connected business community for decades. As a student, you reap the rewards: Strong job placement rates, programs co-designed with industry leaders to meet current and emerging demands for highly valued skills, ample opportunities to gain relevant work experience, and connections that won’t just launch your next career chapter but enrich your entire professional life.

Recognized for Innovation and Impact

Top 20 Most Innovative Schools
- U.S. News and World Report

No. 40 in Social Impact
- Net Impact Business as UNusual

Top Ranking for Sustainability
- The Princeton Review


Best Green MBA, Princeton Review

U.S. News & World Report, Best Part-time MBA

Top 25 LGBTQ Friendly Colleges; College Consensus

Diverse, Unconventional, Visionary

Our business programs draw upon the unique characteristics that sparked Portland’s international acclaim: out-of-the-box thinking and an uncompromising drive to deliver economic value along with social good.

Whether on campus or online, our programs connect you to this diverse community of students, alumni, faculty, and business leaders who challenge the status quo as they forge their own path toward meaningful career success.

Explore: Master’s Programs | Graduate Certificates Scholarships

*The Healthcare MBA is excluded from free application