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Open New Doors with an MBA

Level up your career—or take it in an entirely new direction—with a master's in business administration from IUP.

You’ll build your business acumen and gain the skills you need to succeed in a complex, rapidly changing world. Plus, an MBA can open new doors and significantly enhance your career opportunities, no matter your undergraduate degree. And when it comes to your future, the numbers don’t lie: Graduates with MBAs frequently receive between 30- and 50-percent higher salaries than those with just a BS or BA (US Bureau of Labor Statistics).

What Will You Learn?

MBA coursework gives you the space to develop the diverse knowledge, management skills, and leadership abilities sought by organizations around the world.

  • Expand your understanding of finance, economics, accounting, and supply chain management
  • Dig into human resource management, organizational leadership, and marketing
  • Develop your critical and strategic thinking skills

Enhance your credentials—or chart a new course—by adding a specialization in areas including:

  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information systems
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Professional Accountancy
  • Supply Chain Management

Why Earn Your MBA at IUP?

Recognized Quality

As an AACSB-accredited MBA program, IUP is recognized worldwide by top employers—many of whom only recruit from AACSB-accredited programs.

Flexible Scheduling

Start the master's of business administration program in the fall or spring. Study full-time on campus and complete your MBA degree in as little as one calendar year. Or, take a part-time approach that fits into your busy life. For working professionals, our evening-only classes can be attended remotely.

Early Graduate Admission

If you’re an IUP undergraduate, you can begin your studies early through the IUP Early Admit graduate program.

Ideal for International Students

If you’re an international student, we recommend pursuing the on-campus MBA program. You’ll be eligible to apply for graduate assistantship funds and scholarships.

Imagine Your Future

Earn your MBA and enjoy a challenging career in a variety of industries.


of employers report that MBAs add value to their organizations (AACSB).


of employers agree that an MBA degree offers a versatile skill set that allows employees to take on additional roles (AACSB).

Classes and Requirements

Our traditional MBA program requires the completion of 30 credits (nine required courses and one elective).

Optionally, add a concentration for your MBA (36 credits total) for a distinction that stands out. Choose from areas such as professional accountancy, information systems, finance, human resource management, international business, marketing, or supply chain management.

Full Academic Catalog Listing

The course catalog is the official reference for all our degree and course offerings. Check it out for a full listing of the classes available and requirements for this degree.

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