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Oregon State’s 100% online and hybrid MBA programs set students up for career success

Known for its high level of faculty involvement, the Oregon State MBA program connects OSU College of Business’ world-class faculty with students for personalized support and ample networking opportunities – no matter where you live.

An artist's rendering of the lobby of the OSU Portland Center in the historic Meier & Frank Building. There is a welcome desk and a large open area with various tables and seating options. People are sitting and standing throughout.

Growing services – online and in Portland

As an increasing number of Portland-area professionals are doing, Maria Sar turned to Oregon State University Ecampus for the opportunity to maintain career stability while pursuing a degree that would yield upward mobility. Even before completing OSU’s hybrid (online/in-person) MBA in Organizational Leadership program, she accepted an offer from Nike to be a global procurement analyst.

Eric Vela walks in front of a building with a glass front and white pillars extending diagonally from the ground to a large wood awning.

On a quest for the cure

In December 2014, Eric Vela was hired by Oregon Health Sciences University to help lead a $28 million vaccine program that aims to eliminate HIV from humans. Even though he had 16 years of experience in infectious disease research, Eric needed to enhance his skills as a leader and project manager. So he turned to Oregon State to pursue an MBA in Organizational Leadership, a program that combines online course work with in-person classes in Portland.

Yuriy Mikitchenko stands in a large office building with his mouth open slightly while speaking.

Yuriy Mikitchenko, MBA in Organizational Leadership | Oregon State Ecampus

Yuriy Mikitchenko didn’t want to put his promising career on hold in order to pursue his MBA, and Oregon State University made it so that he didn’t have to. OSU’s MBA in Organizational Leadership is a hybrid program that is designed for working professionals, combining the flexibility of online learning with valuable face-to-face, evening classes in Portland

Kathleen Garney works on homework with a silver laptop open in front of her and multiple books and notebooks open nearby.

New challenge leads to new heights

Kathleen Garney is an operations manager at Boeing, and a desire to improve her career prospects at the Fortune 500 company compelled her to pursue an MBA in Executive Leadership online and in-person with Oregon State. “My career wasn’t stalled, but I wanted to turbocharge it,” she says. Read why Kathleen says the hybrid program complements the professional world.