Graduate Programs

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, information about the curriculum for each graduate degree, and for information about non-degree graduate study.

The degrees currently offered in the Graduate School are:


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

Master of Business Administration in Nonprofit Management (M.B.A.)

Master of Science in Finance (M.S.)

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

Communications Studies:

Master of Arts in Communication (M.A.)

Master of Science in Management Communication (M.S.)


Master of Arts (M.A.)

Master of Education (M.Ed.)

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

Master of Arts in Higher Education and Student Affairs (M.A. H.E.S.A.)

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)


Master of Engineering (M.E.)

Master of Biomedical Engineering (M.B.M.E.)


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