MBA at Penn State Lehigh Valley

Earn your bachelor's degree and MBA in five years!*

Customize your path to an advanced! The Penn State Lehigh Valley MBA program allows you to earn a globally respected bachelors degree and a Masters in Business Administration in five years* – saving you significant time and money!

This advanced and highly respected degree is taught by experts with deep industry experience and is designed to help you build your career, lead an organization, become an entrepreneur, or grow a business!

Choose your own track to align with your career goals, including accounting, business analytics, financial services, health services, and project and supply chain management. Or choose independent study and thesis courses to explore a specific field of your choosing.

Choose to select real problems or projects from your workplace to study to gain academic credit and practical business solutions in the process.

Choose your schedule with day and evening classes, on-site, online, and hybrid courses, as well as accelerated, one–day–per–week, and other options. Attend full or part-time.

Plus, opportunities to study abroad!

The M.B.A.'s 30 credits include 21 required (core) credits and 9 elective credits.

MBA Required Courses (21 credits)

  • Accounting for Managerial Decisions
  • Business Analytics and Decision Modeling
  • Business Ethics, Governance and Law
  • Strategic Management
  • Corporate Finance or Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Information Resources Management
  • Strategic Marketing

MBA Elective Courses (9 credits)

Supplementing your program in areas that interest you!

Choose from classes in accounting, business, finance, information systems, health services, and project and supply chain management. Other electives may be selected from courses offered by other academic programs given approval from a faculty advisor or the program coordinator.

Application Requirements for Program:

  • A minimum of 60 credits completed at PSU-LV. (Typical student would apply after completing between 60 and 90 credits. After fifth semester and before the end of the seventh.)
  • Completing all the Entrance to Major Courses or equivalent (listed below).
  • A 3.5 (out of 4.00) minimum grade-point average (GPA) is required for admittance into the MBA program.
  • Once admitted to MBA program, students must maintain a 3.00 minimum GPA to be awarded the MBA degree. All coursework must be completed within eight years of admission to degree status.

Entrance to Major Courses:

  • Financial and Managerial Accounting for Decision Making
  • Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and Policy or Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy
  • English 015 or Rhetoric and Composition or Honors Freshman Composition
  • Corporate Finance
  • Math 110 or Calculus with Analytic Geometry I
  • Principles of Management
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Statistics 200 or Elementary Statistics

To learn more:

Dr. Maung K. Min
Program Coordinator
[email protected]

*Need to be able to complete an average of 15 undergraduate credits per semester.