Graduate Curriculum

The Graduate School offers rigorous educational experiences in a personalized learning environment. The University of Portland’s graduate curricula are designed to provide candidates with the cutting-edge knowledge and skills they need to provide insightful, global, and ethical leadership within their professions, both now and into the future. See the Graduate School section of the Bulletin for descriptions of the degrees listed below and for information about non-degree graduate study. See Graduate School for information about the curriculum for each graduate degree.

The degrees currently offered in the Graduate School are:


Executive M.B.A. in Nonprofit Management (E.M.B.A.)

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

Master of Science (M.S.): Finance

Master of Science (M.S.): Operations and Technology Management

Communications Studies:

Master of Arts (M.A.)

Master of Science (M.S.)


Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.)


Master of Arts (M.A.)

Master of Education (M.Ed.)

Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.)

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)


Master of Engineering (M.E.)


Master of Science (M.S.): Clinical Nurse Leader

Master of Science (M.S.): Nurse Educator

Doctorate of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.)


Master of Arts (M.A.): Pastoral Ministry