One-Year Residential Masters

Information on the one-year residential masters programs at the Penn State Smeal College of Business.

Master of Accounting

The One-Year Master of Accounting Program allows you to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to meet the demands of the accounting profession in just one year. Design for high-potential baccalaureate degree holders, the program helps you meet the credit-hour requirement toward CAP licensure. Established connections with top employers, including the Big Four accounting firms, and a required internship prepare you for expanded career opportunities.

Master's in Corporate Finance

The Master's in Corporate Finance is a STEM-designated degree that prepares students with little to no business background to develop critical thinking skills in areas such as corporate strategy, valuation, market analysis, capital budgeting, mergers and acquisitions, investment analysis, and more to be successful in the world of corporate finance.

Master of Management and Organizational Leadership

The Master of Professional Studies in Management and Organizational Leadership Program is designed for recently graduated baccalaureate students from non-business disciplines such as engineering and science. Adapted from the first year of our residential MBA, the program features a capstone leadership immersion experience, coursework in communications, and essential business skills to compete for accelerated management and leadership roles within top organizations.

Master of Science in Real Estate Analysis & Development

Designed for graduates with strong quantitative skills, the Master of Science in Real Estate Analysis & Development is a STEM-designated degree that provides the analytical tools and techniques unique to the real estate industry that will help you succeed in careers such as commercial real estate analysis, real estate portfolio management, real estate research, commercial lending, and more.