Real World Learning

Pitt-Johnstown Business Management

Real World learning at Pitt-Johnstown is a unique blend of academics and experiential learning, leading to rewarding career opportunities.


Our distinctive people, place, and programs create a learning environment that gives students an opportunity to develop knowledge, skills, and values from direct experiences in and outside the classroom. Real World opportunities, including internships, service-learning, undergraduate research, study abroad, and other creative and professional work experiences, result in exceptional performance. 

The Real World Action Program is a University-wide initiative designed to guide students through a series of programs, activities and experiences that complement their academic studies. 

Opportunities abound for Pitt-Johnstown general management students. The strategically designed versatility and real-world preparedness and readiness created within the wide collection of course offerings creates positive expectations for careers in diverse fields such as service, manufacturing, education, health care, and government. 

Many of our students have chosen is to proceed directly into a graduate level of study seeking: Masters of Business Administration, Masters in Human Resource Management and Masters in Education Administration. 

Management Careers

“No job is more vital to our society than that of the manager. It is the manager who determines whether our social institutions serve us well or whether they squander our talents and resources.” 

Henry Mintzberg, 
The Manager's Job: Folklore and Fact

Harvard Business Review (July-August, 1975)


Opportunities On and Beyond Campus