Graduate Programs

The Smeal College offers the following graduate degree programs.

Master of Professional Studies in Supply Chain Management

Through our partnership with Penn State's World Campus, this online program integrates strategic procurement and supply management, demand fulfillment, supply chain planning, and network design processes, along with information systems as the critical enabler of supply chain efficiencies and responsiveness. The Smeal College of Business and World Campus also offer a Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management.

Ph.D. Program

The Penn State Smeal College of Business offers a doctoral degree in six primary fields: accounting, finance, management and organization, marketing, real estate, and supply chain and information systems. Read more on the Ph.D. Program in Supply Chain and Information Systems.

Full-Time MBA Program

The full-time MBA is a full-time residence program requiring approximately two years of study.

Executive MBA Program

Students in the Executive MBA program receive a Smeal MBA over 22 months in the Philadelphia area. Courses are offered on alternating weekends (Friday/Saturday) in Philadelphia, and through a small number of weeks in residence on the University Park campus.

Operations Research Dual-Title Degree Graduate Program

Graduates students in Smeal College of Business can elect to participate in the Operations Research Dual-Title Degree Graduate Program. Operations Research is the use of scientific methodology in the formulation, analysis, and solution of problems of decision making.