Portland-State-University 2017-2018 Bulletin

School of Business Administration

Cliff Allen, Dean

Pamela Tierney, Associate Dean, Faculty And Research

Erica Wagner, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs
Melissa Appleyard, Associate Dean, Graduate Programs

Undergraduate Programs Office

220 Karl Miller Center, 503-725-3712


Graduate Programs Office

210 Karl Miller Center, 503-725-8001


Undergraduate Programs

  • B.A., B.S.—Business Administration
  • Minor—Advertising (for graphic design majors), Advertising (for communications majors), Business Administration
  • Certificate in International Business Studies
  • Certificate in Food Industry Management
  • Certificate in Entrepreneurship 
  • Certificate in Athletic & Outdoor Industry
  • Certificate in Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship 
  • Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Accounting

Graduate Programs
  • M.B.A.—Master of Business Administration
  • M.S.—Master of Finance
  • M.S.—Master of Science in Global Supply Chain Management
  • M.B.A. Healthcare— The Healthcare M.B.A.
  • M.I.M.—Master of International Management
  • MRED —Master of Real Estate Development
  • MTAX -- Master of Taxation
  • Certificate in Athletic & Outdoor Industry
  • Certificate in Business Intelligence & Analytics
  • Certificate in Social Innovation
  • Certificate in Global Supply Chain Management
  • Certificate in Real Estate (administered by CUPA)

Accreditation Status

The SBA and its programs are nationally accredited by AACSB — Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The School’s accounting program has separate accreditation from the AACSB. Such accreditation means that the SBA is part of the community of leading business schools that are recognized for their commitment to continuous quality improvement in management education through engagement, innovation, and impact. As an AACSB accredited institution, the SBA holds itself accountable for improving business practice through scholarly education and impactful intellectual contributions.