MBA at The Navy Yard in Philadelphia

MBA at The Navy Yard in Philadelphia

Starting in August 2017, Penn State Great Valley will offer its highly regarded, AACSB-accredited MBA program at The Navy Yard in Philadelphia.

Designed for working professionals, the curriculum incorporates both theoretical background and practical experience through experiential learning and community engagement to prepare students to succeed in a competitive global marketplace.

Rather than a full 14-week semester, courses are offered in seven-week terms to allow students to concentrate on one course at a time.

Program highlights:

  • Lock-step, cohort model develops personal connections among students and faculty
  • 7 week courses offered in a blended format
  • Degree completion in under three years
  • Opportunity to participate in global immersion open elective
  • Scholarship opportunities for current and new students
  • Career management services available at Great Valley campus
  • Convenient location with free parking

In-state tuition for all MBA courses taught at The Navy Yard regardless of state residence.

How to Apply for Admission

Professionals interested in applying to the MBA program offered at The Navy Yard should submit an online graduate admission application and pay the application fee (waived if attended an Open House or personal appointment with an Academic Program Manager). Supporting credentials should be sent directly to the admissions office at Penn State Great Valley.

Please indicate in the “Notes” section of the online application that you would like to be considered for the program at The Navy Yard.

Because the program is offered as a cohort, there is limited seating available. Students will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

GMAT Exam Preparation

Because the GMAT Exam is a requirement for admission, we're pleased to offer our GMAT Exam Preparation Course at The Navy Yard from May 8–June 26.

Curriculum and Schedule


MBA at The Navy Yard Curriculum and Schedule*
Semester and Year Course
Fall I 2017 MGMT 501 Behavioral Science in Business
Fall II 2017 ACCTG 511 Financial and Managerial Accounting
Spring I 2018 OPMGT 510 Operations Management
Spring II 2018 MKTG 500 Marketing Management
Summer I 2018 Interpersonal Dynamics Course
Summer II 2018 Global Course
Fall I 2018 BUSAD 523 Prices and Markets
Fall II 2018 FIN 531 Financial Management
Spring I 2019 BUSAD 537 Management Information Systems
Spring II 2019 Ethics Course
Summer I 2019 Open Elective
Summer II 2019 Open Elective
Fall I 2019 Organizational and Industrial Contexts Course
Fall II 2019 MGMT 571 Strategic Management
Spring I 2020 Open Elective

* Applicants who do not meet the undergraduate statistics requirement will be required to take BUSAD 501.