Business, Arts & Sciences

Business Administration and Accounting Overview

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June 16

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

9–10 AM

Dr. Tammy Rich and Dr. Roy Fletcher take you on a tour of the Accounting & Business department at Penn College. Learn how you can specialize your business administration degree and focus on the career path that interests you most. Is innovation your thing? Take you skills to the next level in the Innovation Lab and learn about our unique partnership with The Eureka Ranch.


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Accounting (B.S.)

Learn what it takes to succeed in a broad range of financial careers from public accounting and appraising to banking and financial management.

Accounting (B.S.) Online

Pursue your bachelor's degree through this interactive online format. Dive into a cutting-edge curriculum that will prepare you for the future of accounting.

Accounting (A.A.S.)

Build a solid foundation in business principles. Learn how to set up and secure accounting systems. And explore forensic accounting, information security, and threat assessment.

Accounting (A.A.S.) Online

Get the same career preparation as the on-campus program, but in an engaging online format.

Applied Management (B.S.)

Whether your passion lies in culinary arts or a technical area, this degree will give you the momentum to rise to administrative and management positions in your field.

Applied Management (B.S.) Online

This online option offers the same rigor as the on-campus program with added flexibility. Students often complete an on-campus associate's program, begin working in their field, and continue taking courses to earn the bachelor's degree.

Business Administration (B.S.)

Hone leadership skills and study management techniques that will allow you to make impactful change. Choose from specializations in banking & finance, digital marketing/marketing, management, sport & event management, or customized your path. 

Business Administration (B.S.) Online

Learn what it takes to plan, organize, and lead in the business world. Like all other online degrees, you'll receive in-state tuition, regardless of your state of residency. 

Business Management (A.A.S.)

Build a solid foundation in business—learning essentials like marketing and accounting. Leadership courses facilitate teamwork, challenge your critical thinking, and hone the problem-solving skills.

Business Management (A.A.S.) Online

This associate-degree option can be completed 100% online at the in-state tuition rate, regardless of your state of residency. From management principles and marketing to financial planning and human resource management, you'll lay the framework for success in the business world.

Applied Innovation Leadership Certificate

Adopt a new way of thinking, a proven strategy for idea generation. This career-boosting certificate is a game changer in industries of all types and sizes.


Supplement your degree with up to two minors. 

Penn College News

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Alumni share Lahaina fire experiences, donation ideas

The deadliest wildfire in the U.S. since 1918 torched Hawaii’s Maui island last month and touched the lives of two Pennsylvania College of Technology alumni. Both continue to cope with the tragedy that destroyed their hometown of Lahaina, killed numerous neighbors and harshly transformed their ideal definition of paradise.


Chesapeake Energy establishes endowed scholarship

Long-standing Pennsylvania College of Technology partner Chesapeake Energy has increased its support of students by establishing an endowed scholarship at the college. Awards from the scholarship will begin during the 2023-24 academic year. The Chesapeake Energy Endowed Scholarship may be used by students to defray the costs of tuition, fees, books, tools, required instructional supplies and any other eligible education expenses.