Admissions: MBA in Innovation Management (Online/Portland Hybrid)

Admissions requirements

Qualifications for admissions are determined by both the OSU Graduate School and the program. Visit the OSU Graduate School website to review the minimum admissions requirements.

Program requirements

Admission to this program is evaluated according to:

  • Academic profile
  • Professional experience
  • Short-answer questions
  • References
  • English language proficiency

Visit the College of Business website for details on the program’s selection criteria.

NOTE: International students are not eligible for this program. This hybrid program is part-time in nature and therefore not designed for international students who require a student visa. For more information, please speak with International Student Advising and Services at or 541-737-6310.

When can you start?

This 60-credit program accepts students four times a year (fall, winter, spring and summer). The accelerated 45-credit program option starts in fall term only. Browse the academic calendar for information on term length.

How to apply

The program recommends having a complete application, including all supporting materials, on file no later than 30 days before the start of the application term.

Apply as a degree-seeking student through the OSU Graduate School’s online application form. The nonrefundable application fee is $75.

Application materials

  • Transcript(s)
  • Résumé
  • Short-answer questions
  • References
  • Test scores
  • Informational interview

Visit the College of Business website for details on the program’s application process.


Deadlines for each term are listed in the table below. A complete application, including all supporting materials, needs to be received by the deadline for the term in which you are applying.

College of Business MBA application deadlines

* – Priority scholarship deadline (after this deadline, scholarships are awarded based on availability).
** – Applications will be accepted and considered on a space-available basis up to 30 days before the start of the term.
*** – You must accept your offer of scholarship by this deadline, after which scholarship funds will be released and redistributed.


If you have any admissions questions, please contact:

Oregon State MBA


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