Graduate Ambassador at Portland State University
Program: Master of Business Administration
Graduation Year: 2020
Determine the direction I want to take my career and begin exploring the relevant skills.
I graduated from the University of Oregon in 2011 with a degree in Applied Mathematics and a minor in Business Administration. I've spent the last 5+ years working in corporate IT, seeing "how things work" in the business world.
Business school offers a wide variety of specialties and skills, from people-focused to detail-oriented. If you're worried it won't be a good fit for you, do some research into different fields - you might be surprised!
The graduate business school at PSU has clearly put a lot of effort into designing the MBA program. Meeting our MBA cohort has been wonderful, and the PSU business school staff is very accommodating and willing to help with any issues.