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Master of Business Administration

The Shields School of Business MBA Program offers a quality management education that provides the personal touch that comes with small classes, great customer service, and a talented faculty who genuinely care about teaching and learning outcomes. Our program is convenient, flexible, and offers many choices in elective/specialization areas.

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  • Why get a grad business degree at SFU?

    1. Flexibility. We know your schedule is filled with career, family, and life demands. Our classes can be taken in-person, 100% online, or a combination of the two so that you can learn at your convenience. Many classes are offered at off-campus locations in Altoona and Johnstown.

    2. Concentrations. Customize your MBA degree with a concentration that aligns with your career aspirations. You can choose from seven concentrations such as Accounting, Health Care Management, Marketing, and more. View all concentrations >

    3. Award-winning faculty. Professors at the Shields School of Business have  exceptional credentials and real-world experience in various industries, and teach small classes with care and concern for your success. Meet the Faculty >

    4. Student OpportunitiesWe offer a variety of ways for students to expand their resumes and experience business outside the classroom, such as internships, networking events, a spring break business trip to London, and business clubs.

    5. Affordability. Graduate business students qualify for significant tuition discounts.

    • Paths and courses
    • MBA Concentrations
    • Online MBA
    • Career boost
    • Apply today!
    Paths and courses

    Graduate path

    Undergraduate paths

    As a student of the Shields School of Business, you have the option to enroll in a five-year (4+1) program towards completion of your MBA.

    MBA Concentrations

    The Shields School of Business offers MBA concentrations that allow you to tailor your degree to align with specific career aspirations.

    Choose from one of the following MBA concentrations:

    Accounting
    Finance
    Health Care Management
    Human Resource Management
    Information Systems & Project Management
    Leadership and Ethical Management
    Marketing Concentration

    Online MBA

    For your convenience, the Shields School of Business offers the MBA program 100% online, in-person, or a combination of the two.  Here are some reasons a student might consider obtaining their MBA online:

    • Flexibility. We know your schedule is filled with career, family, and life demands. Our online classes can be taken whenever, wherever, so you can learn at  your convenience.
    • Quality. We don't cut corners with your education. The iMBA curriculum is the exact same as the face-to-face program. Students receive the same MBA degree and diploma.  
    • Award-winning faculty. You won't be staring at a blank screen. Video lectures and critiques are given by our accomplished professors with care and concern for your success.
    • Highly rated. Saint Francis University's online school has been heralded by bestcolleges.com as one of the best in Pennsylvania, providing access to the highest quality e-learning tools and education.

    View all Online Programs

    Career boost

    In today's professional market, the MBA is the favored degree for those seeking administrative careers in many fields. The Shields School of Business offers individuals at every level the opportunity to enhance career potential and marketability in an ever-changing workplace.

    Perks of having an MBA:

    • career advancement
    • greater job satisfaction
    • improved job performance
    • higher lifetime earnings
    • greater workplace impact overall
    Apply today!
    Application Questions?
    Nicole M. Bauman 
    Associate Director, 
    Graduate Business Programs & HRM 
    Phone: (814) 472-3026 
    Fax: (814) 472 -3369 
    Email: nbauman@francis.edu 

    Contact us to learn more about the advantages and opportunities of our MBA Program.