Application deadline nears for George Fox University's part-time MBA program in Portland

November information meetings provide details on 28-month, 42-credit-hour program, which begins a new cohort in January

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Experienced professionals interested in an ethics-based MBA program with a global perspective are encouraged to apply to George Fox University's Part-Time MBA program in Portland by the application deadline of Saturday, Dec. 1. Applications after this date may be accepted on a space-available basis. 


The 28-month, 42-credit-hour program, offered at the university's Portland Center near Tigard, begins a new cohort in January and offers a weekend format that gathers every other Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The format allows for four one-month breaks.

The curriculum includes the benefit of focusing on one of four concentrations – in finance, organizational strategy, strategic human resource management or management and leadership. Students decide their area of concentration during their second year in the program. In addition, there is the option of taking part in a weeklong international study trip.

More information and enrollment details are available at or by attending one of the program's scheduled information events. Information meetings are set for Thursday, Nov. 8, and Thursday, Nov. 29, between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. both nights. The sessions take place at the university's Portland Center near Tigard, located at 12753 S.W. 68th Ave., #195, in Portland.

The program is designed for working professionals seeking to become more effective managers and leaders. In addition to the basics of business, the George Fox Part-Time MBA emphasizes leadership, interpersonal communication, ethics, and social responsibility. Class discussions and readings are balanced with projects and case studies to demonstrate how theory is applied in the real world.

To learn more about the MBA curriculum, schedule or cost, contact Ty Sohlman at 503-554-6123 or visit

George Fox University is ranked by Forbes among the top Christian universities in the country and is a Christian college classified by U.S. News & World Report as a first-tier regional university. Nearly 3,500 students attend classes on the university's campus in Newberg, Ore., and at teaching centers in Portland, Salem, and Redmond, Ore., and Boise, Idaho. George Fox offers bachelor's degrees in more than 40 majors, degree-completion programs for working adults, five seminary degrees, and 11 master's and doctoral degrees.

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Ty Sohlman George Fox University, 503-554-6123,

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