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3 start date choices
Enjoy maximum flexibility with multiple start dates each year. Begin your program in fall, spring, or summer — and complete the degree at your preferred pace.
24 specialties
Customize your degree with one of our 24 concentrations to stand out from the crowd. That’s more choice than any other top-ranked online competitor.
MBA Programs 2021

Nationally Recognized

The Penn State Online MBA is highly ranked by U.S. News & World Report.

Learn to Manage High-Performance Teams

This program is AACSB Accredited

Take your career to the next level with the nationally ranked Penn State Online MBA, led by the Smeal College of Business. This AACSB–accredited MBA can help you develop in-demand skills, including business analytics, problem-solving, influencing others, critical thinking, and cross-functional business savvy. As a student, you can:

  • Learn about the principles and practices essential to modern management
  • Apply knowledge to solve real-world business problems
  • Gain an understanding of how successful businesses operate
  • Integrate knowledge across key functional areas of business
  • Learn how to lead and manage strategically in the future 

Greater Flexibility — Designed for Working Adults

  •  Options to start in fall, spring, or summer
  • Online platform allows you to study whenever, wherever
  • Complete weekly assignments at your preferred pace
  • Asynchronous, online learning
  • Select a 24- or 30-month plan, with flexibility to extend
  • Choose from an on-campus or virtual (100% online) residency format
  • GRE/GMAT waivers are available

More Concentrations

Customize your Online MBA by selecting a concentration that allows you to gain expert knowledge and highly marketable skills that are in demand right now.

Choose from one of the following concentrations:

  • accounting foundations
  • advanced accounting
  • business analytics
  • business architecture
  • business sustainability strategy
  • community and economic development
  • corporate innovation and entrepreneurship
  • cybersecurity intelligence leadership
  • engineering leadership and innovation management
  • finance
  • financial engineering
  • general management
  • health care business
  • homeland security
  • human resource management
  • international affairs
  • management consulting
  • marketing analytics
  • negotiation and influence
  • project management
  • public administration
  • strategic leadership
  • supply chain management
  • taxation
Clemence Chapeaux

Penn State has such a great reputation. They excel at making this program about us, wanting us to grow in our career, and making it as easy as possible for us to be able to take this on and keep doing our regular lives.

Clemence Chapeaux

We are Penn State Online

This is the real Penn State. You will take the same classes with the same curriculum developed by the same professors who teach courses at our brick and mortar campuses. You can expect the same caliber of academic quality that you associate with Penn State.