Applied Management

Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.)
Applied management students

About this program

The future needs leaders. Pacesetters motivated to take on tomorrow. A degree in Applied Management allows you to hone your leadership skills and rise to new levels in your field. Learn how to rally a team and empower others to reach for a common goal. Foundational coursework covers business operations, data analytics, accounting, marketing, and more.

Next steps...

You're on your way to becoming a tomorrow maker.

Add Management Skills to Your Area of Specialization

Increase Career Mobility

Full-Time or Part-Time Options

Careers

This major prepares students for advanced positions in their respective technical/professional areas.

Courses

At Penn College, we believe your educational experience should go beyond specialized skills. Real-world ready means taking a broader approach that builds communication skills, inspires collaboration, and encourages exploration of arts, history, and science.

​​Specialization requires in-depth knowledge and high-level proficiency. Students learn and apply major-specific concepts, skills, and methods.

  • Previous Program Courses (PTM)
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting (ACC113)
  • Principles of Macroeconomics (ECO111) or
  • Principles of Microeconomics (ECO112)
  • Principles of Management (MGT115)
  • Principles of Marketing (MKT240)
  • Introduction to Managerial Accounting (ACC123)
  • Human Resource Management (HRM300)
  • Business Law I (MGT301)
  • Finance (FIN350)
  • Quantitative Methods for Business (MGT355)
  • Management of Organizational Behavior (MGT410)
  • Business Policy and Strategy (MGT497)
  • Directed Applied Management Elective (BMA)

​Perspectives are points of view, offering a variety of ways of understanding, interacting, and influencing the world. Students identify, explain, and utilize the approaches used by academics and professionals to study, analyze, or understand problems, and offer solutions.

  • Science Elective (SCI)
  • Ethics (PHL210)
  • Core Historical Perspective (HIP)
  • Science Elective with lab (SCL)
  • Core Arts Perspective (ARP)

​​Foundations are the practical, intellectual, and social skills: communication, collaboration, critical and ethical thinking, quantitative thinking, and technological literacy that are crucial to every student at every stage of education and at every stage of life.

  • English Composition I (ENL111)
  • Information, Technology, and Society (CSC124)
  • Technical and Professional Communication (ENL201)
  • Math Elective (MTH113 or Higher) (MHI)
  • Speech Elective (SPC)
  • Business Statistics (MTH157)
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Facilities

Woodlands Bank Innovation Lab

Collaborate with classmates across all majors in our technology centric innovation lab where creative ideas run free.

Student Experience

"If it were not for the help of others believing and seeing the greatness in me, I would not have seen it in myself. I have jumped out of my comfort zone, defined myself, impacted the lives of many, and accomplished each and every goal I set for myself."

Jackie Westervelt

Applied Management

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Tour Schedule

Seeing is believing.

Think Penn College might be a good fit for you? Make plans to visit and discover what hands-on learning is all about. Academic Tours allow you to explore labs and get to the core of your future program. If you’re looking for a deeper dive into your academic area of interest, opt for a Self-Scheduled Personal Tour. Comprehensive COVID-19 safety protocols are in place.

Oct 8

Open House

Friday, October 88:30 AM - 2:30 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Oct 23

Open House

Saturday, October 238:30 AM - 2:30 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Nov 6

Open House

Saturday, November 68:30 AM - 2:30 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Nov 19

Open House

Friday, November 198:30 AM - 2:30 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

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Gain global experience

See the world via Williamsport. Take your education abroad and get hands-on experience learning about your industry on a global scale.

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Internship

Your knowledge in practice

Internships are key for career preparation. Apply your know-how in the workplace and learn about the industry first-hand.

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More Information

Students seeking entrance must have completed or be concurrently working towards a technical or professional associate’s degree, certification, or similar credential in a technical or professional area. Technical/professional credentials would include an academic focus involving scientific or technological studies. This excludes majors with a heavy business management emphasis such as marketing management, business management, or any other major with a non-technical focus. Typically, students entering this major possess 60 credits or more focused in a technical or professional area of study. Final decisions on eligibility for admission to this major resides with the academic school dean or designee.

This major is designed as a Bachelor degree completion program. The curriculum allows students who enter with or are concurrently enrolled in an associate's degree in a technical/professional area to obtain a baccalaureate degree with the last two years having an emphasis in the development of business/management skills.

All students entering the Applied Management bachelor-degree major will be considered for junior-level status, as they will have earned the first two years in their respective associate-degree majors. This applies to Pennsylvania College of Technology associate-degree graduates as well. It is expected that students will carry a minimum of 60 credits from the associate's degree into the bachelor's degree curriculum. Where students have not met the bachelor-degree requirements for the first four semesters, they will be required to take the necessary courses in order to complete the degree. At least 36 credits of the final four semesters of the student's profile must be satisfied by Penn College courses.

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Alternative Credit refers to academic credits earned through means other than traditional college course completion, including: credit by exam, articulation, proof of competency gained in high school, work/life experience, and advanced placement.

Visit the Alternative Credit Options page in our Course Catalog for general requirements and procedures and for information on credit through Advanced Placement.

  • Mr. Chris W Frantz, '05, Executive Director of Marketing & Sales, Savoy Contract Furniture
  • Ms. Alexandra M Lehman, '18, Leadership Lycoming & Special Events Coordinator, Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce
  • Mr. Mickey C Locey, '91, President/Co-founder, mXtr Automation
  • Ms. Valerie Reynolds, Owner, My Way Media
  • Mr. Samuel R Ryder, Vice President - Business Banking, First National Bank
  • Mr. Gabe Sinicropi, Jr., Vice President Marketing & Public Relations, Williamsport Crosscutters
  • Mr. Ray Thompson, President, Supply Source Inc.
  • Mr. John Yogodzinski, III, '07, Executive Director/Board President, Arthaus Projects