Our 2021 ranking of the Top Online MBA Programs in Oregon. For an explanation of ranking criteria, click here.
|1||Portland State University||Portland|
|2||Oregon State University||Corvallis|
Portland State University (PSU) was founded in 1946 as Vanport Extension Center. When it opened, the school had 220 students. Today, this public research university serves just over 26,000 students enrolled in more than 200 degree programs in 10 colleges and schools. The School of Business Administration at PSU offers a Healthcare MBA in partnership with Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) - Division of Management.
The 63 credit hour program, which can be completed 80% online and 20% in-person, “provides students the flexibility to complete an MBA while working full-time,” says the school. In-person classes are held at OHSU, and they take place two Fridays and Saturdays per term. Coursework focuses on Finance, Marketing, and Strategy; Leadership and Management; Operations and Quality Management; Understanding the Industry; and Capstone and Application Projects.
The PSU Online Healthcare MBA attracts students from all locations and healthcare roles including doctors, dentists, nurses, clinic managers, lab specialists, nurses, dietitians, and medical technologists. As part of Portland State’s School of Business, the PSU MBA is AACSB accredited, and it may be completed in just 33 months.
Oregon State University (OSU) was founded in 1858 by the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Today, the school is considered a major teaching, research, and public service institution, and it’s just one of two land-, sea-, space-, and sun-grant universities in the U.S.
Serving around 33,350 students, OSU is also the largest university in the state for the seventh consecutive year. The school has two campuses, 11 colleges, 12 experiment stations, Extension programs in all 36 counties, and 200+ academic programs.
The OSU College of Business and the top-ranked Oregon State Ecampus offer online MBA programs in Business Analytics, Marketing, Organizational Leadership, and Supply Chain and Logistics Management. The OSU Online MBA blends the schools’ “world-class curriculum, faculty, resources and Beaver alumni network with the flexibility of online learning,” says the school. Students in the program “will take classes with accomplished leaders in a variety of industries and earn the same degree” as on-campus students.”
MBA students will “build a network of peers and graduate with a strong network of Beaver alumni from different industries that can help propel” their careers.
The AACSB-accredited OSU Online MBA can be completed in 30 months. Students who qualify for the accelerated program can finish in as few as 21 months.