Wharton Global Youth Program
Wharton Summer High School Programs
The Wharton Summer High School Programs are immersive experiences for students currently enrolled in grades 9–11. Led by Wharton faculty and instructional staff, programs explore topics that align with Wharton research and teaching. Pre-collegiate students engage with our rigorous business education before making a post-secondary choice, and get the chance to study and network with global peers.
Be academically challenged
Network with peers around the globe
Experience undergrad at Wharton
Online Courses & Programs
Future of the Business World
Duration: 2 Weeks
Led by Wharton faculty, Future of the Business World introduces the foundations of a Wharton education to current 9–11 graders. Students explore real-time business themes and engage with big questions about the evolving world through group work, mini-lectures, project-based learning, and business simulations.
Moneyball Academy: Training Camp
Duration: 1 Week
Serving as a broad introduction to the sports statistics world, the Wharton Moneyball Academy: Training Camp welcomes talented rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors who have strong math skills and an interest in sports. Wharton Professor Adi Wyner will join guest faculty and PhD students to teach students the fundamental principles of sports statistics.
Wharton Pre-Baccalaureate Program
Duration: 5½ weeks
The Wharton Pre-Baccalaureate Program is an academically-intensive opportunity for high school juniors and seniors to enroll in Wharton online courses. Participants learn from Wharton instructors, earn a Wharton transcript, and accrue college credit for each course completed. With six sessions to choose from and built-in academic support, students explore Wharton with maximum flexibility and the resources to succeed.
Wharton Business Leadership Academy
Duration: 2 weeks
The Wharton Business Leadership Academy is an intensive two-week online summer opportunity for a select group of exceptional rising high school juniors and seniors who want an introduction to outstanding undergraduate business education.
Essentials of Finance
Duration: 2 weeks
Essentials of Finance is an intensive two-week opportunity for a select group of high school students to learn the fundamentals of finance and delve into the world of investing. Utilizing an online stock simulator, students work collaboratively to develop and present a comprehensive investment strategy.
Management & Technology Summer Institute
Duration: 3 Weeks
M&TSI is a rigorous and rewarding credit program for rising high school seniors and select juniors interested in the intersection of business and technological innovation. M&TSI features classes taught by Wharton/Penn faculty and entrepreneurs, industry field trips, a team prototyping project, and more.
Data Science Academy
Duration: 3 Weeks
The three-week Data Science Academy equips rising high school juniors and seniors with essential data science techniques such as data visualization and data wrangling, and also introduces them to modern machine learning methodologies which are all building blocks for today’s AI field.
Duration: 3 Weeks
The Wharton Moneyball Academy is ideal for rising high school juniors and seniors with a strong background in math and a love of sports. Students get to study sports analytics at Wharton and learn how real-life professionals use computer programming, statistical thinking, and data to make deep discoveries in sports.
Sports Business Academy
Duration: 3 Weeks
In this rigorous three-week program, rising high school juniors and seniors examine various academic disciplines as they apply to the sports industry with an overview of the business and legal aspects of various intercollegiate, Olympic and professional sports enterprises.Students explore ownership, sports agents, marketing, media, labor, and more.
INCLUDED IN ALL SUMMER ONLINE HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMS*
Wharton Global Youth Meetup (GYM)
Wharton Global Youth Meetup (GYM) is a creative, extra-curricular community open to summer students as a way to connect to one another — and Wharton — before, during, and after their courses. Featuring both live and independent programming, the GYM is designed to ensure virtual participants don’t miss out on valuable community building and networking.
- Available for 10 weeks
- Live lectures and discussions with Wharton faculty, students, and guests
- Workshops to advance academic and personal skills
- Earn badges, win prizes, and compete in business-themed challenges
*The GYM is included with all online programs except for Understanding Your Money.
Programs at a Glance
|SUMMER 2021 Programs|
|PROGRAM||DURATION||LOCATION||COST||GYM ACCESS||CREDIT UNITS (CUs)||PARTICIPANTS||FOCUS||PROGRAM DATES|
|Data Science Academy||3 Weeks||Online||$4,799||10 Weeks||n/a||Rising juniors and seniors||data analytics, statistics, computer science||July 12 – July 30, 2021|
|Essentials of Finance||2 Weeks||Online||$3,999||10 Weeks||n/a||Rising sophomores, juniors and seniors||finance, investing, accounting||Session 1: June 7 – June 18, 2021 Session 2: June 21 – July 2, 2021 Session 3: July 12 – July 23, 2021 Session 4: July 26 – August 6, 2021|
|Future of the Business World||2 Weeks||Online||$3,999||10 Weeks||n/a||Rising sophomores, juniors and seniors||innovation, finance, entrepreneurship, analytics||Session 1: June 7 – June 18, 2021 Session 2: June 21 – July 2, 2021 Session 3: July 12 – July 23, 2021 Session 4: July 26 – August 6, 2021|
|Management & Technology Summer Institute (M&TSI)||3 Weeks||Online||TBD||10 Weeks||1 CU for program||Rising seniors and (select) juniors||engineering, entrepreneurship, management||July 12 – July 30, 2021|
|Moneyball Academy||3 Weeks||Online||$4,799||10 Weeks||n/a||Rising juniors and seniors||statistics, sports analytics, computer science||July 12 – July 30, 2021|
|Moneyball Academy: Training Camp||1 Week||Online||$2,099||10 Weeks||n/a||Rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors||statistics, sports analytics||Session 1: June 28 – July 2, 2021 Session 2: July 26 – July 30, 2021|
|Pre-Baccalaureate Program||5 ½ Weeks||Online||$4,229 per 0.5CU; $143 gen fee||10 Weeks||0.5 CU per course||Rising juniors and seniors||management, ethics, negotiations, statistics, computer science||Summer 1, 2021: May 24 – June 30 Summer 2, 2021: July 1 – August 6|
|Sports Business Academy||3 Weeks||Online||$4,799||10 Weeks||n/a||Rising seniors and (select) juniors||leadership, sports, management||July 12 – July 30, 2021|
|Wharton Business Leadership Academy||2 Weeks||Online||$4,399||10 Weeks||n/a||Rising seniors and (select) juniors||leadership, teamwork, management||Session 1: June 7 – June 18, 2021 Session 2: June 21 – July 2, 2021 Session 3: July 12 – July 23, 2021 Session 4: July 26 – August 6, 2021|
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