Division of Business and Engineering - Penn State Altoona

Division of Business & Engineering

Welcome to the home page of the Penn State Altoona Division of Business and Engineering. Our division is a strong, dedicated group of faculty and staff engaged in top-notch research and exceptional teaching. We offer high-quality, accredited, diverse programs, exciting student activities and modern facilities. Our deep dedication to teaching enables our students to excel in the fields of business, engineering, engineering technology, or information sciences.

You can learn much more about opportunities in our division by exploring the information resources in the box at the left. If you have any questions about individual programs or activities, please contact the individual listed. If you have any general questions about the division, please don't hesitate to contact me directly. Thanks for visiting our home page!

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Justin Wilkinson, '13

  • Security and Risk Analysis major
  • Altoona, PA
  • Adult learner

"Security and risk analysis is a really relevant field, and the training you get from the SRA program here is just what employers are looking for. The courses are diverse, practical, hands-on, and geared toward what you’ll be doing on the job."


What will YOUR major be?

There are many opportunities for academic paths at Penn State. Some students spend all four years of their college life at Penn State Altoona. Some students spend their first two years at Penn State Altoona and complete their major at another Penn State location (University Park, Harrisburg, Erie, etc.). Other students complete a two-year associates degree at Penn State Altoona and either enter the work force or continue their education in one of our baccalaureate programs.

Penn State Altoona offers numerous options for degrees in the Division of Business and Engineering and in our other three divisions. To get started, pick the topic or subject that interests you:

If you're not sure which major is right for you, the Division of Business & Engineering offers courses in the following areas: Accounting, Business Administration, Business Logistics, Computer Science and Engineering, Economics, Electrical, Mechanical and Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology, Engineering Design and Graphics, Engineering Mechanics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Financial Services, Health Policy Administration, Information Sciences and Technology, Insurance and Real Estate, International Business, Labor and Industrial Relations, Management, Management Information Systems, Management Science and Information Systems, and Marketing.

For more information:

Barbara Wiens-Tuers

Dr. Barbara A. Wiens-Tuers

Division Head, Associate Professor of Economics
Business and Engineering

Office: Elm Building
Phone: 814-949-5773
Email: @psu.edu
WWW: http://www.personal.psu.edu/baw16

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