About the Program

Overview of the Penn State Smeal MBA Program.

Why Smeal?

The internationally ranked Penn State Smeal MBA Program is a two-year, residential program located in one of the top-rated small college towns in the United States: State College, Pennsylvania.

Globally ranked as #1 in Supply Chain, #4 in Management, and #13 in overall faculty quality, the program consists of a small, community-based cohort of only 60 students per year. This intimate academic environment not only provides personalized attention from faculty and program staff, but also experiential project and team-based learning opportunities, and week-long leadership and global immersion experiences.

Leadership communications, business ethics, and negotiations are hallmarks of the program, as well as the ability to customize your MBA experience with concentrations in finance, marketing, supply chain, and consulting, and nearly 20 options in areas such as sustainability, investment, entrepreneurship, international affairs, and healthcare.

Post-graduation, our students become part of the largest and most active alumni network in the world, boasting more than 650K alumni members.

Explore this site to learn more about the education, experience, and connections that will prepare you for future success.