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 summer and fall 2016.
  • Penn State'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 2016 admission consideration, applicants will need to submit a complete application before February 15, 2016.

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

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 / Course Descriptions

MBA students are required to complete 30 credits; 21 credits of Advanced Required course work and nine (9) credits of Electives that allow students to pursue more in-depth study in areas of special interest.

Prior to taking any Advanced Required courses, students must demonstrate competence in seven business disciplines via recent coursework or online modules.

MBA Program Overview

 

MBA Students 2The Black School of Business at Penn State Behrend has offered their AACSB- accredited MBA program for 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).

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 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.