Multnomah University Notable Alumni

Last Updated on August 12, 2023 by Oluwajuwon Alvina

Multnomah Alumni have been inducted into both the Oregon and Washington Halls of Fame, are recipients of numerous awards, and serve as leaders in the business, political and faith communities.

Many students have left our institution to become notable individuals in the business, political and faith communities. Some have even been inducted into both Oregon and Washington Halls of Fame, receiving numerous awards recognizing their accomplishments.

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Multnomah University (MU) is a private non-denominational Christian university in Portland, Oregon, with a teaching site in Reno, Nevada. Composed of a college, seminary, graduate school, and online distance-learning program, the university offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees, as well as professional certifications and endorsements.


Multnomah offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees, as well as professional certifications and endorsements.

Multnomah University is proud to be a launching pad for many notable alumni. These alumni include several leaders in the business, political and faith communities. Inductees into both the Oregon and Washington Halls of Fame and recipients of numerous awards including:

Undergraduate program

MU’s Summit program allows students to earn a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Bible and Theology and a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) in just five years instead of seven. The university also offers two TESOL certificate options for people wanting to teach English to speakers of other languages.

Graduate School

Multnomah Graduate School offers four Master of Arts (MA) programs. There is also an online version of the Master of Arts in Global Development and Justice degree that kicks off with two weeks of classes in Rwanda or Thailand before transitioning to fully online classes. There is also an online version of the MA in TESOL degree.


Multnomah Biblical Seminary

Students at Multnomah Biblical Seminary are offered a standard track (for those without formal Bible and theology education) and an advanced track (for those with formal Bible and theology training) that eliminates one year of graduate studies.

Students in the seminary program are allowed the opportunity for learning in the classroom and practical application through Multnomah’s internship program. Pastoral mentors work with students to help in their ministry training by providing guidance, experience, and constructive feedback.

The seminary also offers a doctoral program, the Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.), which offers several specialized tracks, including: Cross-Cultural Engagement, Contextual Leadership, Global Evangelism, and Youth Ministry.

Online degrees

Multnomah University offers online bachelor’s degrees, online graduate degrees, and online seminary degrees.


  • Ferdinand Waldo Demara, subject of the movie The Great Impostor
  • Bettie Page, American model
  • Dan Kimball, author
  • Luis Palau, evangelist, author
  • Linda Chaikin, author of Christian fiction


  • Bruce Wilkinson, author of The Prayer of Jabez, founder of Walk Thru the Bible

multnomah university majors

Your undergraduate experience can unlock your potential and so much more. Through hard work, support from a dynamic community, and by the power of the Holy Spirit, you can unleash your God-given potential and move out into the world as a transforming force. It’s time to start your journey of education and discovery.

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