Degree Programs

The Penn State Smeal College of Business Supply Chain and Information Systems Department offers educational opportunities to students through undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral-level degree programs. Details on undergraduate and graduate criteria are included.

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The Penn State Smeal College of Business Supply Chain and Information Systems Department provides a diverse range of educational opportunities to students at all levels, offering undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degree programs. Within our department, you can explore the following programs:

Undergraduate Programs

Undergraduate Minors

Graduate Programs

Graduate Certificates

Undergraduate Criteria to Enroll

Entrance to all Smeal majors requires admittance to Penn State and the Penn State Smeal College of Business. Admission is administered by the Penn State Undergraduate Admissions Office. Learn more about applying to Smeal and view the Undergraduate Education Student Reference Guide.

Preparing to Enroll in a Major

Enrollment in the SCIS and MIS majors is contingent upon several criteria, which include the timing and completion of a specified range of cumulative credits at Penn State. Students apply for the major once they have earned a minimum of 36 but no more than 59 cumulative credits. These credits include required business foundation and related courses. In addition to the course and credit window requirements, students must attain an overall competitive GPA in all courses.

Graduate Criteria to Enroll

Each graduate program at Smeal set its own application deadlines and timeline for review. Visit the webpage of the degree program you are interested in for specific requirements.

Preparing to Apply

Throughout the application process, applicants will interact with the graduate program and the Graduate School's Office of Graduate Enrollment Services. For admission to the Graduate School, an applicant must hold a degree from an officially recognized degree-granting institution in the country in which it operates. Degree must be a:

  1. Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or
  2. Tertiary (postsecondary) degree that is deemed comparable to a four-year bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution.

To learn more about the application process, visit the Graduate School's website.

 Undergraduate Outcomes Report

The Smeal College of Business and the Smeal Business Career Center conduct student surveys and compile information about our undergraduate students, their majors, and their full-time, internship, and co-op placement.