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.
Academic@4x

Be academically challenged

Global Network@4x

Network with peers around the globe

Undergrad@4x

Experience undergrad at Wharton

Online Courses & Programs

Future of the Business World

Platform: Online
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

Platform: Online
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

Platform: Online
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

Platform: Online
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

Platform: Online
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

Platform: Online
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

Platform: Online
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.

Moneyball Academy

Platform: Online
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

Platform: Online
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
PROGRAMDURATIONLOCATIONCOSTGYM ACCESSCREDIT UNITS (CUs)PARTICIPANTSFOCUSPROGRAM DATES
Data Science Academy3 WeeksOnline$4,799 10 Weeksn/aRising juniors and seniorsdata analytics, statistics, computer scienceJuly 12 – July 30, 2021
Essentials of Finance2 WeeksOnline$3,999 10 Weeksn/aRising sophomores, juniors and seniorsfinance, investing, accountingSession 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 World2 WeeksOnline$3,999 10 Weeksn/aRising sophomores, juniors and seniorsinnovation, finance, entrepreneurship, analyticsSession 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 WeeksOnline$5,50010 Weeks1 CU for programRising seniors and (select) juniorsengineering, entrepreneurship, managementJuly 12 – July 30, 2021
Moneyball Academy3 WeeksOnline$4,799 10 Weeksn/aRising juniors and seniorsstatistics, sports analytics, computer scienceJuly 12 – July 30, 2021
Moneyball Academy: Training Camp1 WeekOnline$2,099 10 Weeksn/aRising sophomores, juniors, and seniorsstatistics, sports analyticsSession 1: June 28 – July 2, 2021 Session 2: July 26 – July 30, 2021
Pre-Baccalaureate Program5 ½ WeeksOnline$4,230 per 0.5CU; $140 online fee10 Weeks0.5 CU per courseRising juniors and seniorsmanagement, ethics, negotiations, statistics, computer scienceSummer 1, 2021: May 24 – June 30 Summer 2, 2021: July 1 – August 6
Sports Business Academy3 WeeksOnline$4,799 10 Weeksn/aRising seniors and (select) juniorsleadership, sports, managementJuly 12 – July 30, 2021
Wharton Business Leadership Academy2 WeeksOnline$4,399 10 Weeksn/aRising seniors and (select) juniorsleadership, teamwork, managementSession 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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