Graduate Programs

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Penn State Behrend has four graduate degree programs in key fields that are highly desired by industry.  Students are enhancing their career path by becoming more prepared for leadership roles in a global market where adaptability and innovation is rewarded. Many programs are intentionally becoming more interdisciplinary to respond to an increasingly competitive workforce.  We welcome your ambition and hope you will be joining our Penn State Behrend community.

Request information on any of our programs.

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

The Erie MBA degree, which can be completed on a full- or part-time basis, will give you the planning and problem-solving skills essential to holding positions in middle and upper management. Effective fall 2015, the program will be delivered in a hybrid format of 75% online environment and 25% in-class instruction.  Summer courses are 100% online allowing students the flexibility to participate at their convenience; only electives are offered in summer I and summer II sessions.

The Pittsburgh MBA degree is a part-time, hybrid (75% online, 25% in-class instruction) program conveniently offered at the Regional Learning Alliance in Cranberry, PA.  It is the same curriculum that we offer on campus which allows needed flexibility for active professionals.


Master of Manufacturing Management (M.M.M.) 

The Master of Manufacturing Management (M.M.M.) degree program seeks to produce executives who possess in-depth, relevant manufacturing knowledge bridging engineering and management. 

This program is ideal for practicing professionals from industry, and individuals who have graduated from, or are currently enrolled in, a business administration, science, or engineering undergraduate program.


Master of Professional Accounting (MPAcc)

The one-year Master of Professional Accounting (MPAcc) offered by the Sam and Irene Black School of Business fulfills the educational requirements needed for CPA licensure within graduate-level education.


Master of Project Management (M.P.M.)

This online degree program, offered in partnership with Penn State's World Campus, is perfect for working professionals looking to develop the skills needed to help companies carry out large-scale projects.


For additional information or to schedule an admissions appointment, contact:

Graduate Admissions Office

Toll Free: 866-374-3378
Fax: 814-898-6740