Business Administration: Management Concentration

Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.)
Management students

About this program

Success in business involves solid leadership skills and major management chops. Think you have what it takes? At Penn College, you’ll be immersed in a comprehensive leadership program. Study communication strategies, management principles, finance, policy, and other key topics to fuel your momentum.


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Master's Degree Pathways


Average Class Size


  • Supervisory/management positions
  • International business
  • Positions with multi-national corporations

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.

  • Principles of Management (MGT115)
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting (ACC113)
  • Principles of Macroeconomics (ECO111)
  • Directed Business Administration Elective (BBM)
  • Introduction to Managerial Accounting (ACC123)
  • Business Computer Applications Using Spreadsheet (MIS211)
  • Principles of Marketing (MKT240)
  • Principles of Microeconomics (ECO112)
  • Sales (MKT243)
  • Finance (FIN350)
  • Quantitative Methods for Business (MGT355)
  • Business Law I (MGT301)
  • Human Resource Management (HRM300)
  • International Business (MGT216)
  • International Finance (FIN450) or
  • Money and Banking (FIN370)
  • Management of Organizational Behavior (MGT410)
  • International Marketing (MKT310) or
  • Consumer Behavior (MKT325)
  • Business Planning and Operations (MGT345)
  • Business Policy and Strategy (MGT497)

​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.

  • Speech Elective (SPC)
  • Science Elective (SCI)
  • Exploration Electives (OEE)
  • Core Historical Perspective (HIP)
  • Core Arts Perspective (ARP)
  • Science Elective with lab (SCL)
  • Fitness and Lifetime Sports Elective (FIT)
  • Open Elective (OEA)

​​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.

  • First Year Experience (FYE101)
  • Information, Technology, and Society (CSC124)
  • English Composition I (ENL111)
  • Business Mathematics (MTH113)
  • Technical and Professional Communication (ENL201)
  • Business Statistics (MTH157)
  • Ethics (PHL210)

Innovation Lab

A multi-use collaborative space, the Innovation Lab is a hub for creative problem solving and team building projects.

Student Experience

"Everything that I have done in the past four years has set me up for a professional career in what has turned out to be my dream job. From the education to the leadership opportunities, I have felt very prepared to conquer the challenges at my internship, and eventual career, has and certainly will throw at me."

Dianna Weaver

Business Administration: Management Concentration

Industry Partners

Work with experts to become an expert

Penn College's strong partnerships impact every step of your journey – from your first day in the classroom and labs, to career placement (oftentimes before graduation) and beyond.

Woodlands Bank
Barron's in Education
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ACBSP Accredited
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Student Life

Lead and put your skills to the test

Penn College Business Club

Network with business leaders and work with like-minded students as you explore the business profession. 

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Your college experience is about more than the classroom. Join one of 65+ clubs and organizations, or create your own.


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Study Abroad

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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Your knowledge in practice

Internships are key for career preparation. Jared Dancho completed an internship in the Harrisburg City Islanders’ fan development department where he gained valuable real-world experience.

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Student Experience

The community as their classroom

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Each year, IRS-certified accounting and business students participate in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. VITA is a free service designed to offer tax assistance to low income individuals and families, while also giving students a chance to work with the community.

More Information

All transfer credits will be evaluated on a course-by-course basis to determine where they would fit into the curriculum sequence. Students must have earned a grade of 'C' or better in courses transferred into the B.S.

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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, Event Management Specialist, Susquehanna University
  • 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

Coordinator of Admissions Operations

Sarah Yoder

SASC, Rm. 1072
800.367.9222 ext. 7338