Innovation MBA

Discover the MBA that’s as innovative as you are.

At Philadelphia University, we don’t believe in the status quo. You need a degree as dynamic as the business world you are ready to lead. That’s why we have developed a flexible, innovative MBA to prepare you for the demands of the modern business world. Our integrated curriculum develops dynamic problem-solvers and entrepreneurial thinkers who are ready for career success, with a focus on real-world skills that you can apply immediately.

  • Relevant, project-based curriculum
  • Faculty of industry experts with real-world experience
  • Part of the Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce
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Degree Details

January 8, 2018

Next Start Date

18 - 24 Months

Program Length

36 Hours

Credits

8 Weeks

Course Length

Course Map

Foundations (12 credits)*

  • IMBFX 503 Foundations of Economic Analysis
  • IMBFX 504 Intro to Financial & Managerial Accounting
  • IMBFX 505 Financial Management
  • IMBFX 508 Statistical Analysis for Business Decisions
  • IMBFX 510 Operation Management
  • IMBAX 600 Management Concepts
  • IMBAX 601 Marketing Concepts
  • *Qualified students may receive Advanced Standing waivers for these courses based on prior learning, experience and demonstrated skills or competencies

iMBA Core (33 credits)

  • IMBAX 602 Managing Innovative People & Teams
  • IMBAX 604 Business Model Innovation
  • IMBAX 625 Communications, Negotiations and the Creative Economy
  • IMBAX 627 Competitive Technical Intelligence
  • IBMAX 628 Accounting for Management Decisions
  • IMBAX 629 Financial Policy & Planning
  • IMBAX 630 Operations from a Systems Perspective
  • IMBAX 642 Strategic Insight & Implementation
  • IMBAX 700 International Economics & Finance
  • IMBAX 714 New Product Development
  • IMBAX 759 Entrepreneurship

Potential Careers

An MBA is one of the most valuable and versatile degrees you can earn. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the need for management-level professionals is expected to grow significantly through the year 2024. Roles at this level also command impressive salaries, with the median annual wage at more than $97,000. Graduates of PhilaU’s iMBA program are qualified for careers such as:

  • Management consultant
  • CEO or COO
  • Financial analyst
  • Marketing manager
  • Strategy operations manager

"I want to take the next step in my career and I want to make sure that I am prepared for anything that might come my way. Getting my MBA [online at PhilaU] has helped me to learn business perspectives beyond just what I know from my own job, in my own industry."

Blair Jones

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Admissions Requirements

  1. Submit a completed online application.
  2. Submit official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended. An official copy of a transcript is a transcript that is stamped with the school’s seal.
  3. You must have post-undergraduate professional work experience and are required to submit your resume during the online application process. Depending on your undergraduate educational background, additional supporting documents may be required.

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