The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State)
Smeal College of Business 210 Business Building
University Park, PA 16802
814-863-0448Website : https://www.smeal.psu.edu/
2017 Business Week Ranking: Full-time MBA: 25th
2017 Forbes Ranking: Full-time, 2-year MBA: 29th
2017 Economist Ranking: Full-time MBA: 66th
2018 Financial Times Ranking: Full-time MBA: 75th
The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) holds the AACSB accreditation.
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Residential MBAState College
2-year, full-time program
A program that starts in August of each year and spans two academic years on the Penn State University Park campus in State College, Pennsylvania. Each MBA semester is divided into seven-week modules.
|Specialization||Finance, Management Consulting, Marketing, Supply Chain Management|
Executive MBALafayette Hill
Executive MBA program
17-month program run on alternating weekends in metropolitan Philadelphia. It features two six-day residencies, each taking place at the start of the first and second year, as well as one 3-day weekend on the Penn State University Park campus.
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- Typical classes are held at the Chubb Hotel & Conference Center in Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania and begin at 1:30 p.m. on Friday afternoons and conclude at 5:15 p.m. on Saturdays with an overnight stay in between.
The online program features a five-day residency held at University Park, Pennsylvania, at the start of the program.
|Specialization||Accounting Foundations, Advanced Accounting, Business Analytics, Business Architecture, Business Sustainability Strategy, Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Finance, General Management, Human Resource Management, Management Consulting, Marketing Analytics, Negotiation and Influence, Project Management, Strategic Leadership, Supply Chain Management|
|Intake||Fall, Spring, Summer|
JD/MBAState College, PA; Carlisle, PA
A four-year program in which students typically begin the first year of study at one of Penn State's two law schools: Dickinson Law in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, or Penn State Law on the University Park campus.
A five-year program in which students spend the first three years on coursework within the College of Medicine at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Students begin Smeal MBA coursework at University Park in year four, before concluding with a combination of MD and MBA coursework at Smeal and clinical rotations in year five.
The new scholarship program is designed to make it easier for working adults to earn an MBA for career advancement online through Penn State's World Campus.