Visits & Events

Information on upcoming in-person and virtual opportunities to learn more about the Penn State Smeal Executive DBA program.

The best way to learn about the Penn State Smeal Executive DBA is to meet with program faculty, alumni, students and admissions staff. Throughout the year, Smeal offers a variety of opportunities ways to connect with our community. Check back for upcoming events or sign up to receive event announcements by email.

Book a Virtual Meeting

The Smeal Executive DBA admissions team is prepared to answer questions and assist you in your education journey. You can schedule a 1-hour, one-on-one virtual meeting with Smeal Executive DBA Managing Director Michael Waldhier. Appointments are available Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. ET. 

DBA Recorded Events

Missed one of our events? Gain valuable program insights and with our Smeal Executive DBA event recordings.

Virtual Event Event Recording
Webinar: Is a DBA right for you? (Aug. 30, 2023) Watch Event
Webinar: DBA Coursework and Research Goals (Oct. 25, 2023)  Presentation
Webinar: DBA Motivators and Outcomes (Jan. 24, 2024) Watch Event
Webinar: DBA Student Panel (March 27, 2024) Watch Event

Schedule an Individual Visit

We are happy to arrange an individual visit for you to meet us in person at Penn State’s University Park campus in State College, Pa. Contact our office at or call us at 814-863-0474 to schedule your visit.