Master of Business Administration / Management Consulting
Pennsylvania State University

Program Details

Have you ever wanted to run your own firm? Penn State offers this online MBA in Management Consulting where you can gain specialized insight and create your own business as a consultant to others across industries. 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 Management Consulting, enables you to tailor some of your coursework to align with your own goals and professional expertise. Two classes normally offered include:

  • Business Transformation Consulting
  • Methods & Practice of Management Consulting

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

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

Additional Info

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