Graduate Admissions

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.

The GMAT Information Bulletin will provide you with everything you need to know about the exam, including test structure, obtaining test scores, and what to expect on test day.

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.

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 summer and fall 2015.
  • PSU's academic calendar

 

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.

In addition to the application requirements, individuals with international credentials must also submit:

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.  Our program is offered both in Pittsburgh and on campus in Erie.

How to Apply to the MBA Program

 

Requirements:

To be considered for enrollment in the MBA program at Penn State Behrend, you must have received a bachelor's degree from a regionally-accredited institution under residence and credit conditions substantially equivalent to those required by Penn State. International applicants must hold the equivalent of an American four-year baccalaureate degree and must submit scores for the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or the IELTS (International English Language Testing System).

The MBA at Penn State Behrend

Penn State Behrend MBA studentsTake yourself and your career to the next level with a Master of Business Administration degree from the Black School of Business at Penn State Behrend. This program offers the power and prestige of a Penn State degree while giving you one-on-one interaction with engaging faculty and peers from a wide range of fields.

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.