University description (as per official university website)
About Keller Graduate School of Management of Devry University
The Keller Graduate School of Management of Devry University was established in 1973 as the CBA Institute. CBA began by offering a certificate program that later became a model for "Executive MBA" programs that emerged in the 1980s and 1990s. In 1987 the school consolidated with DeVry Institute of Technology and in 2002 the two institutions merged to become DeVry University.
Keller currently provides over 30 master's programs in Business Administration, Accounting and Finance, Human Resource Management, Public Administration, Project Management and Technology Management. Keller's master's degree programs include a core set of management classes. The school also offers a variety of graduate certificate curriculums.
According to the institute, the course work is designed to meet the professional needs and interests of the students. The school describes its curriculum as practitioner-based that is taught by working professionals and is designed to reflect the most current business trends and practices.
Your Professional Edge
Wherever you want to go in your career, a graduate education from Keller Graduate School of Management can help get you there. With 35 years of experience, more than 30 graduate programs, 85+ locations and exceptional online learning, Keller delivers the credibility you expect and the flexibility you need to help you gain your professional edge.
Whether you have your sights set on a master's degree program in one of today's fastest growing fields, a graduate certificate that can enhance your skills and your resume, or the Keller MBA with 15 distinct concentration options, Keller has a program that's right for you.
Count on Keller for Your Professional Edge
When you earn a degree from DeVry University's Keller Graduate School of Management, you'll gain the professional credibility and essential skills necessary to advance your career. From practitioner faculty and a curriculum that's highly responsive to industry trends to onsite and online learning options that fit your life, Keller delivers graduate management degree programs that give you an outstanding educational experience, including the skills employers value and the confidence you need to advance in your career and stay ahead of the competition.
The mission of DeVry University's Keller Graduate School of Management is to provide high-quality, practitioner-oriented graduate management degree programs with an emphasis on excellence in teaching and service to adult learners. When you pursue your graduate degree at Keller, you're not only preparing to advance your career through a top-quality program, you're getting the experience and knowledge of more than 30 years in business-based higher education behind you. Our mission has fueled our steady program and geographic expansion and provided the foundation for our success in helping thousands of students annually achieve their career goals.
Your Professional Edge in Portland
Experience your graduate study in a full service environment.
Situated in the Peterkort II office complex near St. Vincent Medical Center on SW Barnes Road at the intersection of Highway 26 and Highway 217, Keller's Portland Campus serves working adults in metropolitan Portland with graduate degree programs in some of today's fastest growing career fields. A comfortable learning environment, the Portland Campus offers spacious classrooms, an information center/computer lab with online access, a robust virtual library and a lounge/vending area. In addition, all administrative details, including student financial affairs can be handled at the campus, which is staffed full time.
At Keller, you can take courses at other area locations or online.
Students enrolled at Keller's Portland Campus may also take courses through Keller's dynamic online learning platform which enables students to choose from over 150 courses each semester. With this kind of flexibility and convenience, you can choose to attend a course near your job, near your home or online or mix and match to fit your schedule. The choice is yours to help balance the demands of work, life and graduate school.
Discover your Keller advantage in Portland.
You won't have to look far to see how a Keller graduate degree may give you a professional edge in your field and help open the door to greater career and salary potential. In a market that boasts a vibrant and growing business community and one of the nation's top high-tech campuses, Keller's Portland Campus provides students with an outstanding faculty of established business professionals; relevant, real-world degree programs that expand your marketability and earning potential; and an exceptional pool of resources for capstone projects, networking opportunities and future career growth.
Admissions and Financial Aid
Students must show proof of having an undergraduate degree. The admissions process includes an on-campus interview or an interview by telephone. The school does not require candidates to take the GMAT or GRE exams if they have at least a 2.7 grade point average based on a 4.00 scale and have achieved a B or higher in college algebra and English composition. For those that require testing, the GMAT or GRE test or the school's alternative test will suffice. Regarding school costs, Keller assists students in acquiring financial aid such as federal, Stafford and Graduate Plus loans.