Part-Time MBA in Portland

2 Years Program length
Flexible Weekends or evenings / MBA Flex
Portland (Near Tigard)

Format

In-person, part-time

Accreditation

ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs)

Credits Hours

42

Cost per Credit Hour

$900*

* All stated financial information is subject to change.

Why Earn an MBA?

Whether you are looking for career growth, desire a career change, or seek professional and personal enhancement, an MBA from George Fox University will provide the tools necessary to achieve your personal goals.

In addition, an MBA gives you an opportunity to increase your salary and improve your business acumen. Following are reasons why many students decide to pursue an MBA: 

  • Gain a global prospective and cross-cultural awareness
  • Broaden creative and innovative thinking
  • Improve communication skills (writing, speaking, presenting)
  • Increase networking opportunities
  • Strengthen soft skills
  • Career advancement
  • Increase earning potential
  • Improve teamwork and leadership skills

Beyond Business Acumen

While our program covers foundational knowledge and practical application, including quantitative methods, finance, and strategy, we also focus on soft skills necessary for career success. Soft skills are a combination of skills in communication, presentation, critical thinking, decision making, emotional and cultural intelligence, and leadership.

George Fox's cohort approach allows students to build relationships, trust and teamwork, as well as challenge each other to maximize learning opportunities – skills coveted by all businesses.

Be Known As A Trusted Leader

Get a respected MBA. Our program prepares working professionals to be leaders who are:

  • Professionally competent
  • Ethically grounded
  • Globally engaged
  • Socially responsive
  • Servant leaders

Program Details

  • 24 months
  • 42-credit-hour program
  • Classroom-based program with some online component
  • Average class size of 20-22 students
  • Optional weeklong international study trip
Also consider:

George Fox also offers a full-time one-year MBA in Newberg, Oregon with the same number of credits.

Two Program Formats Available

Weekend MBA Format
Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. (approximately every other Saturday; occasional classes on weeknights during second year)
Cohorts start each January
Evening MBA Format: Featuring MBA Flex Option
One night per week, 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. (occasional classes on Saturdays during second year)
Cohorts start each fall

MBA Flex Option


Life can throw curveballs, and sometimes you need more flexibility to balance your continuing education. That is why we are proud to offer a flexible scheduling option. Weeknight MBA students have the option of swapping up to two evenings per course!

Have a class on Monday night, but a business proposal Tuesday morning? Swap out your Monday class for Wednesday. Receive the same class with the same quality professors.

Location

Classes are held at George Fox University's Portland Center, located near Tigard:

Map showing location of George Fox University's Portland Center

George Fox University: Portland Center
12753 SW 68th Ave. #185
Portland, OR 97223

Concentrations

Choose from one of four concentration tracks:

Christina Aleckson

MBA alumna Christy Aleckson was honored in 2019 by the Portland Business Journal, which celebrated her as a Woman of Influence after she was recognized as Woman of the Year by Women in Insurance & Financial Services (WIFS), a national association of financial services professionals working together to attract, develop, and advance women in these fields.