Academic Programs

Information on various degree programs offered by the Penn State Smeal College of Business.

The Penn State Smeal College of Business offers a variety of academic programs that prepare business students for professional success. As one of the nation's largest business schools, we are strategically focused on delivering extraordinary educational experiences. Our programs arm students with the critical knowledge, capabilities, and perspective that the marketplace demands.

Education to Meet the Needs of Business

Smeal offers a vibrant intellectual community, which is enhanced by opportunities to get involved, explore locations around the world, and connect with top hiring organizations. Our academic programs include:


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Includes nine bachelor's degree programs, the Integrated Master of Accounting Program, and the Undergraduate Business Fundamentals Certificate

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One-Year Residential Master's

Take your education and career into the next level with our portfolio of one-year masters programs held at Penn State University Park.

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Transform your career trajectory with an MBA. Choose from our early career One-Year MBA or our Online MBA.


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Online Master's and Certificates

Explore our diverse portfolio of master’s and graduate certificate programs delivered online in areas such as business analytics, supply chain, and accounting.

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Discover a Ph.D. business program driven by academic excellence and defined by collaboration.

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An evolving portfolio of on-campus short courses, custom learning solutions for your organization, and blended virtual learning programs.

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Designed for senior-level leaders around the globe, this flexible, part-time program will help you develop research skills grounded in theory and methodology for impactful business.