MBA Semester Dates and Application Deadlines

MBA Semester Dates and Application Deadlines

  • Applications are processed on a rolling basis.
  • A complete application (including GMAT, if required) must be submitted by domestic applicants by the deadline date.
  • Individuals who require a student visa should not apply to this program; due to 75 percent online delivery, a student visa cannot be issued.
  • Applications are being processed now for spring 2018.
  • Penn State's academic calendar
  • Applicants will need to complete all pre-enrollment modules prior to enrolling in the program; applications should/can be started in advance to meet application deadlines.

Summer 2017 - Sessions I & II

Students are no longer able to begin the MBA in a summer semester. Please apply to start in either a fall or spring semester.

Session I, May 15-June 26, 2017: Session is condensed to 6 weeks; courses are delivered in a fully online environment.

Session II, June 28-August 11, 2017: Session is condensed to 6 weeks; courses are delivered in a fully online environment.

Fall 2017

Semester Dates: August 21 - December 15, 2017

The application deadline is June 19, 2017; take the GMAT, if required, by June 17. The deadline to complete the Pre-Enrollment Competency Modules is August 14.

Classes for both the Erie and the Pittsburgh programs will be delivered in a blended format of 75 percent online content and 25 percent in-class content. Faculty instruction will take place either on campus or at the Regional Learning Alliance four or five times per 3-credit course. All class meetings are in the evening. Summer electives are conveniently offered in a fully online environment.

Orientation: Mandatory orientation for MBA students starting in fall 2017 is tentatively scheduled for the morning of Saturday, August 12, OR Saturday, August 19. Orientation will be held in both Erie and Pittsburgh; you can attend at the location that is most convenient for you. If you have questions about orientation, please contact Dr. Al Warner, MBA academic director, at agw2@psu.edu.

Spring 2018

Semester Dates: January 8-May 4, 2018

The application deadline is November 13, 2017; take the GMAT, if required, by November 11. The deadline to complete the Pre-Enrollment Competency Modules is January 1, 2018.