Innovation MBA


  • Center City Campus
  • East Falls Campus
  • Kanbar College of Design Engineering & Commerce

Degree Earned

  • Master of Business Administration

Program Type

  • On Campus

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Innovation MBA

Earn your Masters of Business Administration in our on-campus program in a specialized concentration area modeled for your career, with full and part-time scheduling options.

The Innovation MBA is also offered as a separate online program, an 18-24 months MBA program in general business.

Full-time students can earn their degree in only 12 months–an excellent option to immediately follow undergraduate programs. Part-time students can study on a schedule that accommodates their career and earn their graduate degree in as few as 24 months to achieve their next career goal.

Taught by a faculty of active industry experts, the program brings invaluable, real-world experience into the classroom – from global learning to teamwork, collaboration and industry projects, students graduate exceptionally well-prepared to lead in the global marketplace. Unique features include streamlined foundation courses, allowing students from any background to get up-to-speed over a single semester; the option to take the unique International Innovation Trip, a component of a course taught abroad at a varying location; and access to top internships through industry connections.

Graduates of the Innovation MBA program are dynamic problem-solvers and entrepreneurial thinkers with the know-how and connections to kick start and quickly excel in their careers.

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The Innovation MBA program (iMBA) prepares recent college graduates and early career changers to leverage challenges and opportunities in a changing global business environment through integration, innovation, industrial collaboration and design thinking. The iMBA program aims to cultivate our students, who are from different cultural and professional backgrounds, with both disciplinary depth and interdisciplinary breadth for valuable career advancement and life achievements.

We reflect the University’s focus on innovation, professional training and the liberal arts through active learning and real-world problem solving, and emphasize collaboration between students and faculty across disciplines and with external partners to achieve our mission.

Two locations: East Falls & Center City

Same program, but in a location that may be more convenient to you- evening classes.

Now offering select courses in our Center City location. We will continue to add courses in center city for our students for whom downtown Philadelphia is a more convenient location.

If you’re ready to apply, please apply to the Innovation M.B.A. program and during the process you’ll indicate your location of choice.

For more information, contact Graduate Admissions.

When you combine faculty subject knowledge and industry experience along with students from different cultural and professional backgrounds, it really makes the classes interesting and engaging.

Larry Friedman MBA '09 - Finance Services | Taxation Associate | Ernst & Young