Graduate Admissions

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 15 is the fall 2016 application deadline for applicants requiring a student visa.
  • Applications are being processed now for spring and summer 2016.
  • PSU's academic calendar


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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 Curriculum


As a student in the MBA program, you will be required to complete between 30 and 45 credits depending on your 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



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).

Pittsburgh MBA Program

Penn State Behrend's Pittsburgh MBA ProgramThe MBA in Pittsburgh is an ideal opportunity. Penn State’s academic 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 Black School of Business has been offering for almost three decades.

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.