Masters of Business Administration (MBA)

Masters of Business Administration (MBA)

Designed for working professionals like you.

Make a difference in your career, your company, in your community and in the world by pursuing a Master's of Business Administration through The School of Continuing and Professional Studies at Elizabethtown College. The accelerated MBA program at Elizabethtown College helps working adults in Central Pennsylvania increase their earning potential and take their careers to the next level. Imagine earning your MBA in two years—and only going part-time.

An investment for life.

An Investment for Life

The Elizabethtown MBA Difference - Why E-town?

Proven Track Record – Elizabethtown College has been educating adult learners in Central PA for more than 40 years. The School received the 2011 Excellence in Innovation Award, an honor given by the Commission for Accelerated Programs.

Emphasis on Values – The College's mission is 'educate for service' and our MBA program exemplifies that mission with a focus on corporate social responsibility.

Accelerated and Convenient – Courses are scheduled in eight-week subterms. You can enjoy a mix of locations and learning options; classes are available in Harrisburg and Lancaster and in online and blended formats.

Flexibility and Freedom – You can complete the MBA program in 24 months, but you also have the freedom to step in and step out at any time because our program is not cohort based. We understand the needs of students like you.

Experienced, Expert Faculty – You will learn from working professionals—both your facilitator AND your classmates—all of whom have invaluable life lessons and business experience to share.

Your degree. Your terms.

Your degree. Your terms.

Inside the Elizabethtown MBA Program

Boost your confidence, get out of your comfort zone and expand your knowledge. The Elizabethtown College MBA program delivers an in-depth understanding of all aspects and cycles of a business, from finance to marketing and from corporate social responsibility to leadership.

  • Attain financial knowledge
  • Master your management style
  • Increase your strategic decision-making capacity
  • Advance your technical know-how
  • Strengthen your communication ability
  • Identify and develop your leadership qualities
  • Acquire new skills and competencies

Our curriculum pays close attention to practical application of theories—meaning it's more than textbook work—it's about examining real case studies and applying what you've learned to real-life situations. In fact, many students tell us they immediately use what they learn in their daily working life.

The minimum criteria for entry in the MBA program:

  1. An undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education
  2. An undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  3. Be at least age 25
  4. A minimum of 3 years of professional leadership/management experience
  5. Time to devote to your coursework; in an accelerated program, time spent outside of class is considerable.

Scott Burky, Lititz – MBA

Elizabethtown's MBA program provides an opportunity to interact with a number of key individuals from the local business community in an environment that is challenging but manageable for someone who is employed full-time.