After taking an accounting course to fulfill an undergraduate degree requirement, Angela Gray changed her mind about a career in business. Now, she's on her way to earning her master's degree in finance online from Penn State, and recently traveled to Pennsylvania for a weeklong residency.
A weeklong residency program helped prepare 82 students in the newly redesigned Penn State Online MBA Program, which is now led by the Smeal College of Business, for the academic journey that lies ahead of them.
Working as a staff accountant, Erik Bullock dreamed of being an investment banker. Through Penn State Great Valley's online Master of Finance program, he improved his mathematical and analytical skills — and landed an investment banking job in Los Angeles.
Professionals in the renewable energy field or the electric utility sector can now enroll in Penn State’s graduate certificate in distributed energy and grid modernization. Courses are offered in Philadelphia, Malvern, and online.
After graduating in December, international student Meghana Basetty received three job offers — each position interacting with technology and software she learned in the Master of Information Science program.
After being assigned to a new project team at Frontline Education, Laura Materi enrolled in Great Valley's project management certificate program. After gaining project management experience both in the classroom and at work, she sat for the PMP exam and received a promotion.
Registration is now open for the Graduate School’s 32nd annual Graduate Exhibition to be held the weekend of March 24-26, 2017, at University Park. All degree-seeking graduate students currently enrolled in graduate degree programs at Penn State are eligible to participate.