Management and Organization

Information about the Management and Organization Department at the Penn State Smeal College of Business.

The Management and Organization Department at the Penn State Smeal College of Business is preparing future leaders to respond to challenges associated with creating a successful business in today's global economy while shaping management knowledge and practices for the twenty-first century.

Degree Programs

The department provides degree programs for Smeal students at all levels.

Undergraduate Programs

Online Master's Programs

Online Graduate Certificates

At the doctoral level, an emphasis in Management and Organization is available through the Smeal Ph.D. Program. Our full-time, resident Smeal MBA Program, and the Smeal Executive MBA Program features coursework in management and leadership.

Upcoming Events

Ph.D. Program - Online Information Sessions
Interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in Management? Join faculty and current Ph.D. students at Penn State for an online information session about our program. Each session will open with information about the Department and Ph.D. program, followed by an open forum for questions.
An online session will be held via Zoom on two different dates and times:
December 1, 2022, 07:00 PM – 08:00 PM Eastern Time (UTC-5h)
Register for the December 1st session:
December 9, 2022, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Eastern Time (UTC-5h)
Register for the December 9th session:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.



Management and Organization Department faculty have overall responsibility for the department's teaching and research programs. Click on the Faculty button for a list of contact information for the faculty.


The department staff provides vital support services to the faculty and doctoral students in carrying out their teaching and research activities. They also are contact persons for students and visitors to the department. Click on the Staff button for a list of contact information for the staff.

Ph.D. Students

Our doctoral students are vital members of our research and teaching community. Click on the Ph.D. Students button for a list of contact information for the students.

M&O Department Faculty Mentoring Program

The M&O Department Faculty Mentoring Program provides each assistant tenure-track professor (mentees) in the M&O Department access to an assigned senior tenured faculty member (mentors) who is devoted to facilitating the mentee’s development of the requisite professional skills and attitudes for personal, institutional, and career success. For more information about our this program, see our Mentorship Program Webpage.

Arnold Scholarship

Each year the Department of Management and Organization offers several scholarships to outstanding students majoring in Management. For more about our scholarship criteria and recipients, see our Arnold Scholarship Webpage

M&O News

M&O Department's Annual Newsletter 

M&O Department Centers

Farrell Center for Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship