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Smeal College of Business

The Smeal College of Business at The Pennsylvania State University offers highly ranked undergraduate, MBA, executive MBA, Ph.D., and executive education opportunities to more than 5,500 students at all levels. Smeal is among the ten largest business schools in the United States, and is accredited in business and accounting by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Featuring academic departments of accounting, finance, insurance and real estate, management and organization, marketing, and supply chain and information systems, the college is also home to major research centers in areas such as supply chain management, business-to-business marketing, corporate innovation and entrepreneurship, and other disciplines. Since its inception in 1953, more than 65,000 students have graduated from the college, which in 1990 was named the Mary Jean and Frank P. Smeal College of Business. Frank Smeal was a 1942 graduate of Penn State who enjoyed a lengthy career on Wall Street.
  • Delve into four critical thematic areas as a Smeal MBA: Global Perspective, Total Business Focus, Functional Expertise, and Principled Leadership. Customize your experience to suit your aspirations while leveraging the resources of a program that offers personal focus in and out of the classroom and a tight-knit community with students from around the world.

  • MBA Students

  • Earn a Smeal MBA in Philadelphia. With classes on alternating weekends, the 21-month Executive MBA Program is taught by the same faculty as our full-time program. Experience an innovative curriculum with personalized executive coaching, intensive communications training, an international immersion experience, and course work focused on your firm's unique challenges.

  • Executive MBA Students

  • As a leading research institution, doctoral education is at the heart of our mission. Specialize in one of six primary fields: accounting, finance, management and organization, marketing, real estate, and supply chain and information systems. Partner with our leading faculty to expand business knowledge while developing your own research and teaching abilities.

  • Ph.D. Student

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