MBA Programs

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

Residential MBA

The Penn State Smeal MBA spans two academic years on the Penn State University Park campus. The program is internationally ranked and taught by top faculty. It also features personalized career development services to help you compete for internships and full-time roles with top organizations. The curriculum includes an international immersion experience and our signature leadership communications program.

Executive MBA

The Penn State Smeal Executive MBA is a 17-month program run on alternating weekends in metropolitan Philadelphia. Featuring the same faculty who teach in the residential MBA program, the EMBA will place you in an interactive environment alongside other high-caliber peers. The EMBA also features an extensive curriculum tailored with content that can be immediately applicable to your current role and a leadership development program that provides you with a personal executive coach.

Online MBA

Led by Smeal and in partnership with business programs across Penn State’s commonwealth campuses, the online MBA from Penn State World Campus is designed to deliver course content in an integrated fashion. The curriculum is interactive, engaging, and flexible. Enrollment intakes occur at several points throughout the year.