Master of Business Administration / International Affairs
Pennsylvania State University

Program Details

Penn State offers this unique online MBA in International Affairs where you can gain specialized insight into the global marketplace through foreign policy perspectives. The curriculum used at PSU centers around a teaching methodology called, ICE:  Integration, Collaboration and Engagement. This online program reflects the same level of quality as its on-campus degree.  Classes are asynchronous, enabling you to learn at your own pace and on your own schedule.  However, if you enjoy discussion and learning from your peers, there are opportunities for peer and faculty engagement, as well.  Penn State’s MBA in International Affairs, online, integrates specialized classes such as:

  • Foundations of Diplomacy & International Relations Theory
  • Weapons of Mass Destruction & International Security
  • The Role of Intelligence in International Relations

Throughout Penn State’s online MBA, you will create business solutions using teamwork, whether you are a member of the team, or leading the team. You will learn how to apply your knowledge from all business disciplines to develop comprehensive solutions to real-life scenarios.  Penn State’s online MBA program requires a 5-day residency where you will meet members of your team — your cohort and your professors.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

AACSB International (AACSB)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Pennsylvania State University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests

GMAT, GRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Portfolio, Official College Transcript(s), Interview, Essay/Writing Sample

Additional Info

  • Requires participation in either an on-campus or virtual residency
  • GRE/GMAT waiver available for eligible applicants