Division of Business, Engineering, and Information Sciences and Technology

Division Head

VIDEO: See what our division has to offer


Jim Orr, '16

Electro-mechanical Engineering Technology major
Homer City, PA
Cross-country team

"The EMET degree is unique. It’s helped me turn three internships into three potential job opportunities. Companies are amazed at the skills and knowledge I have learned from this program."

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, rail engineering technology, or information sciences.

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, Engineering, and Information Sciences and Technology 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, and Information Sciences and Technology offers courses in the following areas: Accounting, Business Administration, Business Logistics, Computer Science and Engineering, Cyber Security, 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.