Advanced School of Banking

The Advanced School of Banking is a three-year program ideal for banking professionals preparing to lead at all levels of their organization. Similar to 200-, 300- and 400-level college course study, this school builds upon and expands the knowledge acquired at the School of Banking.

How Will This School Prepare Students for Their Banking Futures?

Graduates will be well prepared to utilize new financial services knowledge and skills. The application of these skills and knowledge will be important in assisting students in moving to the next level of their careers, while paving the road for them to become leaders at any level within their organization. Students will graduate having a greater understanding of the multiple banking disciplines and how those disciplines work together within the bank.

Who Should Attend?

Banking professionals looking to continue their educational experience, in addition to those preparing to lead at all levels within their organization, will want to enroll in this program. 
Suggested Attendees:
  • Banking professionals seeking to increase their knowledge, skill, and personal and professional growth
  • Mid-level management from all disciplines
  • Supervisory staff
  • Graduates of any PA Bankers School
  • Individuals entering banking from outside of the industry motivated to expand their banking knowledge and skill


  • Marketing and sales experience is helpful
  • Five years of banking experience
  • Year III students are asked to attend an ALCO meeting at their bank prior to the beginning of School
Suggested Prerequisites:
  • Attendance at the PA Bankers School of Banking
  • Completion of ABA’s Principles of Banking or Banking Fundamentals, Economics for Bankers or Money & Banking

ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking

Graduates of the PA Bankers Advanced School of Banking are eligible to apply for ABA Stonier's Accelerated two-year program. Eligibility applies to graduates of the PA Bankers Advanced School of Banking since 2010.

July 24-29, 2022
The Penn Stater Conference Center
State College, Pa.

Members: $3,500
Affiliate Members: $4,000
Non-Members: $5,250

Marilyn Wisniewski
Director, Residential Schools and Meeting Operations
(717) 255-6934