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Choose the Degree or Certificate That’s Right for You

Penn State World Campus offers a wide variety of flexible, online business programs that allow you to customize your education to meet your professional goals. Whether you're earning a certificate or working toward a master's degree, you can study online at times and locations that suit your busy schedule.

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Master's Degrees

A Smeal College of Business graduate degree, delivered online through Penn State World Campus, can help you build expertise, adapt to a changing work environment, add credibility to your résumé, and/or maximize your earning potential. Request information on the program(s) that interest you:

Business Administration - MBA (Master's Degree)
Learn to strategically manage high-performance teams and solve complex, real-world business challenges. With more than 25 concentrations to choose from, you can customize this top-ranked online MBA to suit your unique career goals.
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Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Master's Degree)
Learn to strategically manage corporate innovation; develop new products, services, and business models for companies; and launch startups. With multiple concentrations to choose from, you can customize this online degree program to suit your individual and organization needs and support your goals.
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Marketing Analytics and Insights (Master’s Degree)
Learn to leverage data to generate meaningful insights in the areas of digital marketing communications, customer experience and lifecycle, and brand management. This online master's degree program can help you articulate marketing's return-on-investment to stakeholders across your organization.
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Strategic Management and Executive Leadership (Master’s Degree)
Prepare to lead organizations at the highest level. This program focuses on strategic thinking and leadership and is designed to help you master organizational strategies that drive effectiveness and performance.
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Supply Chain Management (Master's Degree)
Study proven theory, industry best practices, and new technologies in supply chain management. For the past decade, this program has ranked as a top graduate supply chain program in the U.S. by Gartner, Inc.
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Taxation (Master's Degree)
Gain specialized knowledge in tax law, research, analysis, and planning. Emerge with the expertise to guide an organization’s critical tax management strategy. This 100% online degree program provides you with a world-class education delivered at a pace that fits your active lifestyle. No GMAT needed.
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Start with a Certificate

All graduate certificates are either partially or fully embedded into at least one master's program. As a graduate certificate student, you can gain foundational knowledge to help you transition to a master's degree if you apply and are accepted into a program.

Business Analytics (Graduate Certificate)
Develop the quantitative and managerial skills needed to analyze complex data sets and support data-driven business decisions. This online program provides a practical approach to deploying analytics in the areas of marketing, supply chain management, operations, and risk management.
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Business Architecture (Graduate Certificate)
Gain the expertise to align your organization's higher-level strategic objectives with tactical enterprise-level projects and technology initiatives to improve overall effectiveness and efficiency. This program is recognized by the Business Architecture Guild.
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Business Management Foundations (Graduate Certificate)
Build a strong foundation across a wide range of business disciplines, including management, accounting, finance, leadership, and marketing. This interdisciplinary certificate is ideal for graduate professionals who lack any formal business training or education.
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Business Sustainability Strategy (Graduate Certificate)
Learn sustainable business practices that can drive environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance while improving profitability, reducing cost and risk, and building competitive advantage. This program can prepare you to develop and implement a sustainability strategy for any size or type of organization.
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Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Graduate Certificate)
Build a strong foundation in the business, leadership, and entrepreneurial skills needed to develop groundbreaking products and services and manage high-performance teams. This online program is ideal for entrepreneurial-minded, creative thinkers who want to understand the principles of innovation and entrepreneurship in a corporate context or apply them in a startup.
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Management Consulting (Graduate Certificate)
Gain the knowledge and skills required to succeed as an independent management consultant, member of a consulting firm, or in-house advisor in a corporate or public sector setting with this online graduate certificate program in management consulting.
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Marketing Analytics (Graduate Certificate)
Gain the core knowledge necessary to make data-driven marketing decisions. This online certificate program is ideal for marketing professionals and market researchers who wish to become more data-savvy and use digital analytics to strategically support a business.
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Negotiation and Influence (Graduate Certificate)
Acquire the skills you need to gain support for your ideas, influence the outcome of negotiations, and successfully implement your solutions. This program can help you learn to identify personal interests and gives you the opportunity to practice strategies though multi-party negotiation scenarios.
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Strategic Leadership (Graduate Certificate)
Explore the challenges that managers face when implementing corporate strategy and learn to shape organizational cultures that facilitate change with this online graduate certificate program in strategic leadership.
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Supply Chain Management (Graduate Certificate)
Gain the skills you need to maximize the efficiency of your organization’s supply chain. This fully online program can help you learn to develop supply chain solutions as you gain an understanding of how companies use networks to acquire, produce, and deliver goods and services domestically and worldwide.
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Taxation (Graduate Certificate)
Jumpstart your career as a tax accountant or specialist with the Graduate Certificate in Taxation. This 100% online certificate increases your depth of knowledge in tax policy and procedure and serves as a springboard to an advanced degree. Preparing to sit for the CPA exam? Our online tax courses may even help you qualify.
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Maximum Flexibility — Designed for Working Adults

  • Study whenever, wherever on our convenient online platform
  • Choose from multiple start dates (some programs)
  • Take a semester off if needed
  • Customize your degree around your interests and goals

The faculty have been great. Everyone takes the time to be helpful. The online program has been very easy to navigate and the lessons have been even easier to follow. I have had roughly three different experiences with online learning, and this has been the best thus far.

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We Are Penn State Online

This is the real Penn State. You will take courses with curriculum developed by the same professors who teach on campus. You can expect the same caliber of academic quality that you associate with Penn State.