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IUP at Johnstown

Master of Business Administration, Executive Track

Earn your MBA without putting your career “on hold” through IUP’s online and Saturday Executive Track program offered at Pennsylvania Highlands Community College.

With a theme of strategic decision making in a changing global environment, IUP’s MBA, Executive Track, program is designed to enhance your analytical, managerial, and decision-making skills.

Program Features

  • Accreditation by AACSB International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business).
  • Complete your program in two years (six semesters) by taking 50 percent of your classes on alternating Saturdays at Pennsylvania Highlands Community College (Richland Campus) and 50 percent of your classes online.
  • Receive individual attention from doctoral-level IUP faculty members who have extensive professional and academic experience in their areas of expertise.
  • Take your courses with a cohort, through which you will build a supportive professional and academic network by moving through your classes as a group.

Required Courses

  • Quantitative Methods (3 credits)
  • Management Accounting (3 credits)
  • Information Systems (3 credits)
  • Organizational Analysis (3 credits)
  • Financial Management (3 credits)
  • Marketing Management (3 credits)
  • Business Policy (3 credits)
  • Operations Management (3 credits)
  • Case Problems in Business Law (3 credits)
  • International Management (3 credits)
  • Managerial Microeconomic Applications (3 credits)
  • Administrative Communications (3 credits)

Visit IUP’s Graduate Catalog for detailed course descriptions.


Prerequisite courses: Business Statistics, Economics, Finance, and Financial Accounting.

Contact IUP’s MBA Program Office by calling 724-357-2522 if you have questions about prerequisite courses and requirements, or e-mail program director Dr. Krish Krishnan at

Applications are being accepted for the Spring (January) 2016 term on a rolling basis. Submit the following to IUP’s School of Graduate Studies and Research:

  • Application form: Apply online or request materials by e-mailing
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Signed and dated statement of career and academic goals
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Nonrefundable $50 application fee
  • Résumé
  • Official GMAT scores (waived for applicants with four or more years of professional experience)


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Ready to learn more?

Please join one of our upcoming information sessions to learn more about the MBA, Executive Track on:

  • Wednesday, June 24, 2015, from 6:00 p.m.–7:15 p.m.

To RSVP, please contact Tracey Poach at 412-824-1999 or

More Information

Dr. Krish Krishnan, Program Director
Eberly College of Business and Information Technology

  • School of Graduate Studies and Research
  • Stright Hall, Room 101
    210 South Tenth Street
    Indiana, PA 15705-1048
  • Phone: 724-357-2222
  • Fax: 724-357-4862
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Summer: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.