Welcome to Marylhurst University

Marylhurst University

Marylhurst University is a small, private, Catholic, liberal arts institution located near Portland, OR. Founded in 1893 by the Sisters of the Holy Names, the university has cultivated academic excellence with a steadfast passion for leadership, service, and the liberal arts. The university emphasizes peer learning, personal attention, ethics, and a sense of community.

In 1998, Marylhurst began offering online programs for adult learners, and has been recognized on multiple occasions by the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL). CAEL has named Marylhurst University as a national leader for its “comprehensively effective practices in serving adult learners.” Only six institutions in the United States and Canada have earned this benchmark.

Marylhurst University is an equal-opportunity university dedicated to providing revolutionary higher education to self-directed students, with programs designed around innovative teaching and a relevant curriculum. Through its devotion to instilling ethical decision making, leadership, and altruism, Marylhurst University helps students responsibly engage their communities and leave indelible fingerprints on a rapidly changing world.

There are multiple programs offered online at Marylhurst University. Choose from a MBA with six concentrations, a MBA in Sustainable Business with four concentrations, or a Bachelor’s in Business Management with three concentrations.

The programs include:

» Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Business
» Bachelor of Science in Business Management
» Bachelor of Science in Real Estate Studies
» MBA in Real Estate
» MBA in General Management
» MBA in Business Management
» MBA in Marketing
» MBA in Healthcare Management
» MBA in Nonprofit Management
» MBA in Finance
» MBA in Sustainable Business – Renewable Energy
» MBA in Sustainable Business – Government Policy and Administration
» MBA in Sustainable Business – Green Development
» MBA in Sustainable Business – Natural and Organic Resources

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Our university partners are all recognized by renowned accreditation bodies including the following;

Regional Accreditation
NWCCU Marylhurst University carries regional accreditation from the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
IACBE Accreditation
IACBE The business programs at Marylhurst University carry specialized accreditation from the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), which is dedicated to enhancing the academic experience through outcomes assessment.
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