Graduate Admissions

MBA Course Descriptions

Foundation Core: 15 credits

B ADM 501 Costs, Competition, and Market Performance (6 credits) – A project-oriented investigation into the critical principles of accounting, economics, and finance.

GMAT Information

 

The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a standardized assessment that helps business schools assess the qualifications of applicants for advanced study in business and management. Schools use the test as a predictor of academic performance in graduate management programs.

MBA Faculty

 

To help students succeed in an increasingly global marketplace, Penn State Behrend has assembled an exceptional faculty with business experience in nearly every part of the industrialized world. Educated at leading universities, Penn State Behrend faculty members value high-quality teaching and research. To further ensure excellent instruction, almost all MBA classes are taught by full-time faculty.

International Graduate Students

 

Individuals with international academic credentials will need to submit additional information for their applications to be complete. If you are an international student who requires an I-20 visa, you should submit your complete application six months prior to the start of the semester in which you wish to begin your studies.  For fall 2015 admission consideration, applicants will need to submit a complete application before February 17, 2015.

MBA Semester Dates and Application Deadlines

  • Applications are processed on a rolling basis.
  • A complete application (including GMAT) must be submitted by domestic applicants by the deadline date.
  • February 17 is the fall 2015 application deadline for applicants requiring a student visa.
  • Applications are being processed now for spring 2015.
  • PSU's academic calendar

MBA Curriculum

 

As a student in the MBA program, you will be required to complete between 30 and 45 credits depending on the undergraduate background. The curriculum includes:

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.  There are three options to completing the Master of Business Administration degree.

Pittsburgh MBA Program

Penn State Behrend's Pittsburgh MBA ProgramThe MBA in Pittsburgh is an ideal opportunity. Penn State’s quality is known worldwide, and, with our online format, you’ll have the flexibility to participate at your convenience.

The Pittsburgh MBA is taught by the same faculty and offers the same curriculum that Penn State Behrend’s Sam and Irene Black School of Business has been offering for almost three decades.

Graduate Admissions

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Whether you're a college senior looking to continue on to earn your master's degree, or a working professional who wants to take your career to the next level, Penn State Behrend has four graduate degree programs that may suit your goals and your schedule.