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U.S. News rankings include Penn State World Campus graduate, bachelor's programs

The annual rankings placed Penn State World Campus in the top programs in engineering, business, education, and more. Learn more about Penn State's rankings in the recently released report.

Master of Finance graduate lands dream job

Erik Bullock had a bachelor’s degree in accounting, an MBA, and a job as a staff accountant, but he wanted more from his career. That’s when Bullock came across the Penn State World Campus Master of Finance program online. Bullock was able to immediately apply what he was learning in the classroom to his work and soon found himself on his way to an interview shortly after graduating. Read more about Bullock's success.

Interview with Master of Finance professor Dr. Simon Pak featured on World Campus student blog

In a recent interview, Great Valley professor Dr. Simon Pak explains how he started out his career as a physicist, and even worked as a taxi cab driver before becoming a professor in the Penn State World Campus Master of Finance program where he teaches BUSAD 526: Current Issues in Corporate Finance and FIN 513: Speculative Markets. As part of the interview, Dr. Pak shares what inspires him as a teacher: "When I see a motivated student — a really passionate student — I try really hard to deliver the knowledge that they are seeking. I consider it my responsibility to give good feedback that they can apply later on." Read more about Dr. Pak on the Penn State World Campus student blog.

Penn State online graduates come from around the world

Hector Cruz-Rosa traveled from San Juan, Puerto Rico, to graduate from Penn State with his master of finance degree. Cruz-Rosa is a pharmaceutical business unit leader with the Alcon Division of Novartis and was among the nearly 120 World Campus students traveling from across the globe to State College for Penn State's summer graduation. Read more about Hector Cruz-Rosa on the Penn State News website.

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