Portland-State-University 2019-2020 Bulletin

The School of Business

Office of the Dean

320 Karl Miller Center, 503-725-3721



Cliff Allen, Dean

Pamela Tierney, Associate Dean, Faculty & 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,  Certificate in Food Industry Leadership, 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., MRED —Master of Real Estate Development, MTAX -- Master of Taxation, Certificate in Athletic & Outdoor Industry, Certificate in Business Intelligence & Analytics, Certificate in Global Supply Chain Management, Certificate in HR Analytics, Certificate in Real Estate (administered by CUPA), Certificate in Social Innovation, Certificate in Taxation

Accreditation Status 

The School of Business 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 School of Business 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 School of Business holds itself accountable for improving business practice through scholarly education and impactful intellectual contributions.