WYOMISSING, Pa. – Penn State Berks is offering a master of business administration (MBA) program customized to fit the needs of working professionals, with convenient times and flexible formats. Through the Penn State Great Valley School of Professional Studies, the MBA program is offered at Penn State Berks one night a week from 6 to 9 p.m. in a blended format, either face-to-face or via videoconferencing, with additional online coursework. Seven-week terms allow students to focus on one course at a time and still complete the degree in fewer than three years.
The MBA program is fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International, a standing earned by less than 5% of the world’s business programs. The 45-credit program is designed by premier faculty members who have research and business experience to provide professionals with the knowledge and practical tools to run organizations, articulate a vision, motivate colleagues, and think strategically. The program explores real-world issues through case studies, projects, simulations, and guest lecturers who are leaders in business and industry.
In addition, students have an opportunity to customize their program of study in core market areas. Offerings in marketing, health care, human resource management, sustainable business practices, and finance allow students to choose a curriculum aligned with their interests and goals.
Penn State Berks will hold information sessions on campus for the MBA degree program from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursdays, July 9, and Oct. 15, in room 145, Thun Library. In addition, Penn State MBA webinars will be held on the following dates and times:
• Thursday, Feb. 13, noon to 1 p.m.
• Thursday, March 12, noon to 1 p.m.
• Thursday, May 14, noon to 1 p.m.
• Thursday, June 11, noon to 1 p.m.
• Thursday, Aug. 13, noon to 1 p.m.
• Thursday, Sept. 10, noon to 1 p.m.
• Thursday, Nov. 12, noon to 1 p.m.
• Thursday, Dec. 10, noon to 1 p.m.