Business Administration, M.B.A. | Part time online | Pennsylvania State University | United States
12 months
1236 USD/credit 59328 USD/year
1236 USD/credit 59328 USD/year
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Learn to strategically manage high-performance teams and solve complex, real-world business challenges. With more than 20 concentrations available, you can customize this top-ranked online Business Administration MBA at Pennsylvania State University to suit your unique career goals.


When it comes to selecting an MBA program, you want a quality education that fits your needs. The Pennsylvania State University online Business Administration MBA, delivered through Penn State World Campus and the Penn State Smeal College of Business, offers you an experience customized to fit your busy lifestyle and unique career goals.

The program’s contemporary, interdisciplinary curriculum integrates and unifies all functional areas of business, allowing you to effectively approach problem-solving from a more holistic perspective. You will be able to concentrate on the functional areas in which you want to specialize while working at a pace that works for you.

What you will learn

The core course work will prepare you to become a more effective business professional by exposing you to the principles and practices essential to modern management. You will develop marketable skills tied to business analytics, problem-solving, influencing others, critical thinking, and cross-functional business savvy.

Critical to your success is our focus on the application of new knowledge to solving real-world business problems in a team setting. Every core course includes teamwork. 

Our graduates can expect to: 

  • gain an in-depth understanding of how businesses operate
  • integrate knowledge across functional areas
  • work effectively in high-performing teams 
  • lead and manage strategically for the future

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data Analysis for Decision Making
  • Financial Management
  • Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Ethical and Responsible Business Leadership
  • Economics for Business Strategy  Marketing in a Global Environment
  • Financial Accounting
  • Leadership Communications and Change Management

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 SCH



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or a tertiary (postsecondary) degree that is deemed comparable to a four-year bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution.
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended, regardless of the number of credits or semesters completed. 
  • GPA and Test Scores
  • GMAT or GRE waivers are offered to applicants who meet certain qualifications.
  • English Proficiency
  • Résumé
  • Essay Response
  • Application Portfolio Evaluation 
  • Online Interview

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    59328 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1236 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    59328 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1236 USD per credit during 12 months.


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