MBA Program Overview


MBA Students 2The Black School of Business at Penn State Behrend has offered their AACSB- accredited MBA program for almost three decades.  Our program is offered both in Pittsburgh and on campus in Erie.

  1. The MBA in Pittsburgh - Ideal for ambitious professionals as our hybrid MBA offers both convenience and flexibility.  The program features 75% instruction in an online environment coupled with faculty instruction four to five times a semester, per three credit course, at the Regional Learning Alliance in Cranberry Woods, Cranberry Township.  We offer six credits per semester allowing students to complete the degree in two to three years.  Summer electives are completed in a 100% online environment.
  2. The MBA in Erie - The MBA program in Erie is also conveniently delivered in a blended format of 75% online environment, 25% in-class instruction. In-class dates are held in the evenings on weekdays. Summer electives are completed in a 100% online environment.

By joining the program, you will immediately become a more thoughtful decision-maker. The faculty emphasize continual application of best practices, applied research, in addition to forward-thinking ideas.  You will be challenged to implement these new tools in your workplace.

MBA Curriculum  PDF  /  Word

Recommended Scheduling for part time and full time students  PDF Word

Semester Dates and Application Deadlines


MBA Student Handbook  PDF  /  Word

Request for Course Exemptions  PDF  /  Word -  New students will be asked to submit this request after receiving an offer of admission.

Course Exemption Guidelines  PDF Word


Pittsburgh MBA Program