12 months
47704 USD/year
47704 USD/year
29888 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Business Administration program at Pennsylvania State University is intended to provide graduates with a foundation for personal and professional growth and lifelong learning; a firm grounding in the academic disciplines underlying the field of business; participative strengths; and decision making, problem solving, and critical thinking skills.


The Business Administration program at Pennsylvania State University is grounded in the academic disciplines of accounting, finance, economics, marketing, management, and information sciences, among others, in order to provide students with the conceptual foundation required for competent pursuit of more advanced studies in business administration as well as the ethical and legal management of profit and non-profit organizations.


  • Major emphasis is placed on the social, legal, and ethical context of business—particularly ethical values needed in the conduct of business. Program faculty place high value on teaching and currency of curriculum, an emphasis on oral and written communication, collaborative learning, and cross-functional integration of concepts.
  • The degree is offered in its entirety on the Pennsylvania State University Harrisburg campus located in Middletown, PA. To provide flexibility for students, some courses are also offered online or in a hybrid format (i.e., a blend of resident instruction and online). Students should contact the program office for information on specific semester course offerings.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting for Managerial Decisions
  • Business Analytics and Decision Modeling
  • Business Ethics and Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Information Technology and Knowledge Management
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Strategic Management
  • Negotiation, Communication, Teamwork
  • Business Research Applications

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

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  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • undergraduate degree
  • post baccalaureate course work
  • either the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores
  • professional experience
  • statements provided in the application
  • a completed online application form with application fee
  • official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
  • GMAT or GRE test scores (the test must have been taken within the past five years)
  • two letters of recommendation
  • resume

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    47704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 47704 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    47704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 47704 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    29888 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29888 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Middletown

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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