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The Marylhurst International MBA incorporates global perspectives into every course in the 50- to 54-credit program. Faculty are committed to your success, and bring a combination of academic credentials and international business experience to the classroom.
Other advantages of the Marylhurst International MBA:
Cohort model – Study full-time with the same group of international students for the duration of your program
15-month completion – Earn the degree in five quarters
Enhanced learning experiences – Interact and collaborate outside of class with American students in other on-campus Marylhurst MBA programs in structured learning events designed to share knowledge and experiences
Interaction with business professionals – Benefit from regular opportunities to learn from an array of business executives, who will serve as guest speakers, program advisers and internship sponsors
Opportunities to practice what you learn – Apply your learning in real-world projects, including internships, facilitated by our faculty
Focus on ethics and service
At Marylhurst, our MBA program teaches you more than just rigorous business skills – you'll learn how to sharpen the intangible skills and qualities today's employers are looking for in their managers.
The Marylhurst International MBA infuses the values of our university, which focus on integrity, service and a breadth of perspective. You'll receive a graduate business education that combines classic business skills, such as finance and strategic planning, with an emphasis on creative thinking, ethical decision making and sound judgment — hallmarks of the liberal arts perspective that we champion and that employers value.
It's that combination of learning that makes Marylhurst International MBA graduates highly desirable job candidates and self-directed, effective contributors to their organizations and communities.
Study near beautiful Portland, Oregon
Marylhurst University is located on a picturesque campus just 10 miles south of downtown Portland, Oregon, a gateway to the countries of the Pacific Rim.
Portland is Oregon's largest city, with a metro area population of nearly 2.3 million. In 2009, Forbes magazine rated Portland as the third safest city in America. With its moderate climate ideal for growing roses, Portland also is known as the "City of Roses."
The city is often cited as one of the greenest cities in America because of its clean air and water, comprehensive land use planning policies and strong investments in public transportation. In 2012, Travel + Leisure magazine rated Portland as the most pedestrian and transit-friendly city in the United States.
Portland has a vibrant arts culture, is home to one of the largest independent bookstores in the world, and has a growing national reputation for fine cuisine, artisan coffee and craft beer. Outdoor activities are plentiful, with both the Cascade Mountains and the Pacific Ocean just an hour or two away by car, and thousands of acres of parks and greenspaces open to the public within the urban area – including Portland's Forest Park, the largest wilderness park within any city limits in the United States.
Estimated tuition cost for the 15-month International MBA:
$30,000 to $32,400 (50 to 54 credits at $600 per credit)
Additional tuition cost for Pre-MBA courses:
Pre-MBA: $12,000 (24 credits at $500 per credit)
NOTE: These are preliminary cost estimates based on expected tuition rates for the 2014-15 academic year and are subject to change prior to the launch of the program.