Penn State Online MBA Degree

Founded in 1855, Pennsylvania State University (also known as Penn State) is a world-class university with 24 campuses throughout the state of Pennsylvania, including a virtual World Campus - known as "Penn State Online".

The online two-year MBA program consists of two 1-week residency experiences and 20 online courses such as the follows:
  • Markets, Industry Analysis, and Business Strategy
  • Financial and Accounting Tools
  • Data Analysis Resource Module
  • Organizational Behavior and Performance
  • Accounting for External Reporting
  • Financial Management
  • Organizational Development, Intervention, and Change
  • Corporate Governance
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Analysis
  • Accounting for Internal Decision Making
  • Marketing in a Global Environment
  • Managing Human Resources
  • Corporate Information Strategy
  • Corporate Innovative Strategies
  • Global Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Global Business Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Strategic Financial Decisions
University Ranking Performance:

- It is ranked 9th in the country in terms of research expenditures (National Science Foundation 2004 report).

- Penn State's Smeal College of Business is ranked 34th overall and 17th among publicly supported business schools in the U.S. News & World Report 2008.

- Its MBA program is placed in the top 50 globally by the Financial Times rankings of best MBA programs in 2003. It is ranked 6th in the US in the category of value for the money (26th globally) and 18th in the US for placement success (19th globally).

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