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Penn State Berks offers a way to complete 60+ business credits toward the bachelor's degree in Business in a 20-month, accelerated Saturday program.  The curriculum focuses on management and marketing emphasizing leadership, ethics, and strategic thinking across all classes. Our program stresses interpersonal and technical communications skills, collaborative student-centered learning, and a high degree of faculty-student interaction.

The program provides course options that allow students with a GPA of 3.0 or better to apply some of the credits earned toward the MBA offered at Penn State Berks.

This program is ideal for the person who wants a business degree from an internationally recognized university without taking time off work during the week.

The BSB is designed for working adults...

  • who have partial four-year degree completion or associate degrees
  • who may have degrees in other fields and would benefit from a business degree
  • who may work for a company with education reimbursement
  • who will benefit and be more promotable with a bachelor's degree in business

Key Features and Benefits:

  • Accelerated 20-month program, two business courses every seven weeks, meeting every Saturday
  • All 60+ credits in business offered on Saturday
  • Delivered in a highly interactive manner, allowing adult learners to bring real work experiences to the classroom
  • The Saturday face-to-face course meetings are paired with online instruction for optimal convenience and to complete the necessary instruction
  • Financial aid available
  • Employer-based reimbursement programs may aid in waiving tuition costs for many students
  • Results in a Bachelor of Science in Business degree from an internationally recognized university

Entrance Requirements

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Learn More about the Saturday Program

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For more information, contact Solange Israel-Mintz, Adult Student Enrollment Coordinator, at 610-396-6222 or e-mail Solange (BK-AdultStudent@psu.edu).

 

Penn State Berks
Continuing Education
P.O. Box 7009
Tulpehocken Road
Reading, PA 19610
610-396-6220
OR

1-800-BERKS-CE

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