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MBA, Executive Track

The Master of Business Administration, Executive Track program is designed to serve the needs of experienced managers from industrial, financial, nonprofit, and small business, as well as the public sector, and allows them to earn an MBA degree while continuing their working career.

With a theme of “strategic decision making in a changing global environment,” the 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 two courses per term.
  • Program taught in a hybrid format: 50 percent of a course will be offered via face-to-face instruction and 50 percent of a course will be offered online. The cohort will meet face-to-face every other Saturday.
  • Learn from doctoral-level IUP faculty members who have extensive professional and academic experience in their areas of expertise.
  • Cohort format: Build a supportive professional and academic network by moving through your sequence of classes as a group.

Please visit IUP’s Graduate Catalog for detailed program and 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, e-mail program coordinator Dr. Krish Krishnan at

Applications are being accepted for the fall 2015 term on a rolling basis. Submit the following to IUP’s School of Graduate Studies and Research:

  • Application form: Apply online
  • Two letters of recommendation (sent via direct mail or e-mailed from the recommender to
  • Signed and dated statement of career and academic goals (sent via e-mail to
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • $50 nonrefundable application fee
  • Résumé
  • Official GMAT scores (waived for applicants with four or more years of professional experience)

More Information

Request information online, e-mail program coordinator Dr. Krish Krishnan (, or call the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology at 724-357-2522