The Smeal College of Business is at the heart of business education and research at Penn State. With academic programs that span the business spectrum, we offer highly ranked undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and executive education opportunities to more than 6,000 students.
Build the foundation for a successful future as a student in the internationally ranked Penn State Smeal College of Business. Top ranked by employers, our curriculum is enhanced by numerous involvement opportunities and solid corporate connections. Join a learning community that prepares you for a business world that is complex, global, and diverse.
The Penn State Smeal MBA equips you with the knowledge and skills necessary to thrive as a principled leader and prepares you for success across the arc of your career. Through summer internships with top companies and concentration opportunities in areas such as finance, marketing, and supply chain management, students can personalize their experience to align with their career aspirations.
The Philadelphia-based Penn State Smeal Executive MBA Program drives career growth and prepares emerging leaders to confront complex business challenges now and in the future. Our 21-month program focuses on personalized leadership development, starting with business basics in year one and developing a combination of skills across the fundamentals of business in year two.
Master of Accounting
Smeal offers two options for individuals looking to meet the educational requirement to become a certified public accountant (CPA): the Integrated Master of Accounting Program for Smeal accounting majors and the One-Year Master of Accounting Program for students who have already earned a bachelor’s degree at Penn State or elsewhere.
Master of Supply Chain Management
The Master of Professional Studies in Supply Chain Management (MPS/SCM) at Smeal is a 30-credit, two-year online degree offered in conjunction with Penn State’s World Campus. Designed to fit the schedules of working supply chain management professionals, our curriculum will prepare you to enhance the value of today’s complex supply chains.
The Smeal Ph.D. Program is driven by academic excellence and defined by collaboration. We maintain a deliberately small Ph.D. community—ensuring close connections among doctoral candidates and their faculty mentors. Specialize in one of six primary fields: accounting, finance, management and organization, marketing, real estate, and supply chain and information systems.
Penn State Executive Programs
Leveraging the expertise of the internationally ranked Smeal College of Business, Penn State Executive Programs prepares organizations and their leaders to create and unify behind common strategic goals. Our areas of practice include campus-based open-enrollment programs, custom learning partnerships, and an award-winning approach to Strategic Thinking & Innovation.
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