MBA in Biotechnology and Health Industry Management Curriculum & Schedule

All entering students are required to take MGMT 501. A series of Prerequisite, Core, and Skills courses is required to give all MBA students a common body of knowledge. Students may be exempt from up to 15 credits of Core and Skills courses, depending on previous background. 

Great Valley's Course Prerequisites: click here; Great Valley's Course Descriptions and Prerequisites: Use the course descriptions and prerequisites linked from the "Course #" column below to learn about Penn State Great Valley offerings and prerequisites.

Important Note: The links below in the "Schedule" columns go to University Park's Web site. Although the course numbers, times, and availability on that site are accurate, their course descriptions and prerequisites are not the same as ours.  

For questions regarding Great Valley's course prerequisites, substitutions or approvals,
contact the Management Division at ManagementHelp@psu.edu.

Great Valley's MBA Course Prerequisites: click here.

To access the Schedule of Coursesclick here. 

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Pre-Program Requirements 

 

Course #

Course Name

Schedule

Schedule

B A 517

Communication Skills for Management

 

BUSAD 501

Statistical Analysis for Managerial Decision Making

Spring 2014

Summer 2014

Core Courses 

 

MGMT 501

Behavioral Science in Business

Spring 2014

Summer 2014

ACCTG 511

Financial and Managerial Accounting

Spring 2014

Summer 2014

ACCTG 512
Effective summer 2012 replaced by
ACCTG 511

Financial Accounting Theory and Reporting Problems

Spring 2014

 

BUSAD 523

Prices and Markets

Spring 2014

Summer 2014

FIN 531

Financial Management

Spring 2014

Summer 2014

OPMGT 510

Operations Management

Spring 2014

Summer 2014

MKTG 500 

Marketing Management

 

Summer 2014

Advanced Courses 

 

ACCTG 524

Managerial Accounting

Spring 2014

 

BUSAD 530

Biotechnology and Health Industry Overview

 

 

BUSAD 537

Management Information Systems

Spring 2014

Summer 2014

BUSAD 534

Ethical Dimensions of Biotechnology & Health Industry

Spring 2014

 

Managing & Leading People Elective
Choose ONE course: 

 

BUSAD 545

Negotiation Strategies

Spring 2014

Summer 2014

BUSAD 555

Full-Range Leadership Development

Spring 2014

 

BUSAD 556 

Diversity Leadership

Spring 2014 Summer 2014

MGMT 523

Organizational Change: Theory and Practice

Spring 2014  

MGMT 541 

Human Resource Management

Spring 2014  

BUSAD 542 

Global Intercultural Management

 

 

Managing Technology & Innovation Requirement

Choose ONE of the following:

 

BUSAD 558

Knowledge Management

Spring 2014  

BUSAD 577
(formerly M I S 539)

Management of Information Technology

 

BUSAD 578 

Managing Business Processes

Spring 2014  

BUSAD 576

Ethical Issues in Information Technology

 

 

MGMT 573

Innovative Strategies

Spring 2014

 

Electives
Choose TWO courses: 

 

BUSAD 511

New Ventures I

 

Summer 2014

BUSAD 835

Commercialization of Biopharmaceuticals

 

HPA 836

Health Law

 

 

HPA 850

Healthcare Marketing

 

I E 566

Quality Control

 

MGMT 597

Special Topics

 

Summer 2014

Required Capstone Course 

 

BUSAD 583

Future of Biotechnology and Health Industry