The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at Penn State Great Valley campus prepares tomorrow’s leaders in strategic thinking, problem solving, effective communication, innovation, and ethical leadership. Our program is fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, something earned by less than five percent of the world's business programs. Our program is also offered at the Penn State Berks campus in Reading and The Navy Yard in Philadelphia.
The curriculum is designed to equip professionals with the intellectual and practical tools to run organizations, articulate a vision, and motivate colleagues and employees.
Course work integrates key areas of business, including finance, accounting, marketing, information systems, organizational behavior, leadership, international business, and human resources. Designed specifically for working adults who want to complete a degree on a part-time basis without career interruption, courses are offered in a flexible format. Premier faculty combine their research with business enterprise expertise give students a valuable and innovative classroom experience. Our applications-oriented program explores real-world issues through case studies, projects, simulations, and guest lecturers who are leaders in business and industry.
The MBA faculty represents a mix of academic scholars and business professionals. Our renowned full-time faculty members have professional experience in corporations, government, nonprofits, or as entrepreneurs and many hold doctoral degrees. A select cadre of adjunct professors from corporate and entrepreneurial ventures supplement fundamental management theories with current marketplace experience.