Academic Programs

Architecture (M.S.)

Architecture(M.S.)

College of Architecture and the Built Environment

This post-professional program is research- based and prepares students for specialist and consulting positions in the broad field of the built environment in the architecture, engineering and construction industries.

Community and Trauma Counseling (M.S.)

Community and Trauma Counseling (M.S.)

PhilaU’s M.S. in Community and Trauma Counseling equips students to handle the emotional aftermath of catastrophic events. Our faculty of professionals offers real-world instruction, preparing graduates for careers in private practices, agency settings, and other environments.

Science Health and the liberal arts

Construction Management (M.S.)

Construction Management (M.S.)

College of Architecture and the Built Environment

Philadelphia University’s M.S. in Construction Management is an innovative, multidisciplinary program with an unparalleled focus on sustainability where students learn real-world problem-solving techniques from a faculty of experienced industry professionals.

Disaster Medicine and Management (M.S.)

Disaster Medicine and Management (M.S.)

The M.S. in Disaster Medicine and Management program prepares students to be leaders in all facets of disaster and emergency response and recovery. Our program incorporates experiential learning with intensive online work, interdisciplinary collaboration and research analysis.

Science Health and the liberal arts

GeoDesign ( M.S.)

GeoDesign ( M.S.)

Philadelphia University’s M.S. in Geodesign is one of the first of its kind in the country, teaching students to find solutions to 21st century urban conditions through the principles of sustainability, and to become leaders in this innovative process.

College of Architecture and the Built Environment

Global Fashion Enterprise (M.S.)

Global Fashion Enterprise (M.S.)

Expanding career horizons of forward-thinking professionals, the MSGFE program focuses on global fashion development and a deep understanding of apparel ecosystems. Graduates possess the skills, knowledge and networks to develop value-added innovation and to manage a thriving global enterprise.

Kanbar College of Design Engineering and Commerce

Industrial Design (M.S.)

Industrial Design (M.S.)

Through research, cross-disciplinary collaboration, new technologies and the entrepreneurial drive to create products that improve lives, societies and the global economy, MSID students apply design practices to every step of the process to create engaging, intelligent products for the 21st century.

Kanbar College of Design Engineering and Commerce

Interior Architecture (M.S.)

Interior Architecture (M.S.)

Philadelphia University’s M.S. in Interior Architecture program explores the intersection between architecture and interiors, integrating theory with technical skills while immersing students in sustainable practice to discover creative, innovative solutions.

Interactive Design & Media (M.S.)

Interactive Design & Media (M.S.)

Students in this curriculum learn to communicate well-designed, engaging, dynamic rich media experiences in a collaborative environment. Students work in interdisciplinary teams, develop technical skills and hone the critical thinking strategies essential to the rapidly evolving profession.

Kanbar College of Design Engineering and Commerce

Innovation MBA with online option

Innovation MBA

Heralded by The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company and Wired Magazine as the type of degree that top firms are seeking, PhilaU’s iMBA curriculum helps students become leaders and entrepreneurial thinkers who discover valuable solutions for their businesses and careers.
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Kanbar College of Design Engineering and Commerce

Strategic Design MBA

Strategic Design MBA

Built for high-potential professionals seeking the best of business school with the best of design thinking—a strategy used by Fortune 500 companies—the SDMBA program offers graduates in-demand skills and industry connections, adding long-term value to their careers and organizations.

Kanbar College of Design Engineering and Commerce

Midwifery (M.S.)

Midwifery (M.S.)

A community-based distance-learning program, the M.S. in Midwifery weaves the traditional practices of midwifery with current technology and best-evidence. Students acquire the knowledge and skills to care for women throughout their lives as primary health providers with an emphasis on a personalized approach, not only during pregnancy, but also for a lifetime of health and wellness.

Science Health and the liberal arts

Occupational Therapy (M.S.)

Occupational Therapy (M.S.)

With a hybrid learning model, the M.S. in Occupational Therapy trains students to be compassionate therapists. Our program emphasizes client-centered care while incorporating the latest research and technology. OT students gain skills through classroom and clinic experience.

Science Health and the liberal arts

Occupational Therapy (OTD)

Occupational Therapy (OTD)

This post-professional doctoral program is designed for occupational therapists who are ready to advance their knowledge, practice and careers. As a student in the program, you will apply best-practice evidence, build innovative programs, design services, work effectively on inter-professional teams, and strengthen leadership roles.

Science Health and the liberal arts

Physician Assistant Studies (M.S.)

Physician Assistant Studies (M.S.)

Students in the Physician Assistant Studies program receive the necessary instruction to deliver high-quality care in an expanding health industry. Our program comprises classroom and clinic experience, whereby students gain technical skills and a humanistic approach to patient care.

Science Health and the liberal arts

Surface Imaging (M.S.)

Surface Imaging (M.S.)

Students in this program develop designs for various physical forms using a variety of printing technologies. Students work on interdisciplinary teams, enhancing creativity and design skills while learning valuable printing, business and applied engineering skills needed to lead in the imaging industry.

Kanbar College of Design Engineering and Commerce

Sustainable Design (M.S.)

Sustainable Design (M.S.)

Developed by top sustainability practitioners and faculty, Philadelphia University’s M.S. in Sustainable Design is an award-winning program that fuses design and industry, emphasizing market-driven innovation to help students become leaders in global sustainability.

College of Architecture and the Built Environment

Taxation (M.S.)

Taxation (M.S.)

Designed for practicing accountants, lawyers, financial managers and planners, the M.S. in Taxation prepares students to become professional tax practitioners whether they are seeking to earn their degree, expand their expertise or maintain their CPA license.

Kanbar College of Design Engineering and Commerce

Textile Design (M.S.)

Textile Design (M.S.)

With an integrated, collaborative and proven curriculum, the M.S. in Textile Design program blends creative skills with emerging technologies. In studios and classrooms, students turn innovative ideas into original products with PhilaU’s state-of-the-art facilities, industry partnerships and real-world experience.

Kanbar College of Design Engineering and Commerce

Textile Engineering (M.S.)

Textile Engineering (M.S.)

Through diverse courses and an interdisciplinary approach, the M.S. in Textile Engineering curriculum helps students cultivate extensive, practical knowledge of the field. Graduates will be well-prepared to make significant contributions in advanced manufacturing technology or textile materials technology.

Textile Engineering & Sciences (Ph.D.)

Textile Engineering & Sciences (Ph.D.)

The program’s goal is to educate textile engineers who combine theory, practice, scholarly research and application of knowledge in their professions. The curriculum emphasizes depth in fundamental textile engineering and science/mechanical engineering disciplines as well as interdisciplinary work and problem-solving.

Kanbar College of Design Engineering and Commerce

  • Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce
  • College of Science Health and the Liberal Arts
  • College of Architecture and the Built Environment
  • College of Science Health and the Liberal Arts

  • Community and Trauma Counseling (M.S.)

    PhilaU’s M.S. in Community and Trauma Counseling equips students to handle the emotional aftermath of catastrophic events. Our faculty of professionals offers real-world instruction, preparing graduates for careers in private practices, agency settings, and other environments.

  • Disaster Medicine and Management (M.S.)

    The M.S. in Disaster Medicine and Management program prepares students to be leaders in all facets of disaster and emergency response and recovery. Our program incorporates experiential learning with intensive online work, interdisciplinary collaboration and research analysis.

  • Midwifery (B.S.)

    A community-based distance-learning program, the M.S. in Midwifery weaves the traditional practices of midwifery with current technology and best-evidence. Students acquire the knowledge and skills to care for women throughout their lives as primary health providers with an emphasis on a personalized approach, not only during pregnancy, but also for a lifetime of health and wellness.

  • Occupational Therapy (M.S.)

    With a hybrid learning model, the M.S. in Occupational Therapy trains students to be compassionate therapists. Our program emphasizes client-centered care while incorporating the latest research and technology. OT students gain skills through classroom and clinic experience.

  • Occupational Therapy (OTD)

    This post-professional doctoral program is designed for occupational therapists who are ready to advance their knowledge, practice and careers. As a student in the program, you will apply best-practice evidence, build innovative programs, design services, work effectively on inter-professional teams, and strengthen leadership roles.

  • Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce

  • Global Fashion Enterprise (M.S.)

    Expanding career horizons of forward-thinking professionals, the MSGFE program focuses on global fashion development and a deep understanding of apparel ecosystems. Graduates possess the skills, knowledge and networks to develop value-added innovation and to manage a thriving global enterprise.

  • Industrial Design (M.S.)

    Through research, cross-disciplinary collaboration, new technologies and the entrepreneurial drive to create products that improve lives, societies and the global economy, MSID students apply design practices to every step of the process to create engaging, intelligent products for the 21st century.

  • Interactive Design & Media (M.S.)

    Students in this curriculum learn to communicate well-designed, engaging, dynamic rich media experiences in a collaborative environment. Students work in interdisciplinary teams, develop technical skills and hone the critical thinking strategies essential to the rapidly evolving profession.

  • Innovation MBA

    Heralded by The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company and Wired Magazine as the type of degree that top firms are seeking, PhilaU’s iMBA curriculum helps students become leaders and entrepreneurial thinkers who discover valuable solutions for their businesses and careers.

  • Strategic Design MBA

    Built for high-potential professionals seeking the best of business school with the best of design thinking—a strategy used by Fortune 500 companies—the SDMBA program offers graduates in-demand skills and industry connections, adding long-term value to their careers and organizations.

  • Surface Imaging (M.S.)

    Students in this program develop designs for various physical forms using a variety of printing technologies. Students work on interdisciplinary teams, enhancing creativity and design skills while learning valuable printing, business and applied engineering skills needed to lead in the imaging industry.

  • Taxation (M.S.)

    Designed for practicing accountants, lawyers, financial managers and planners, the M.S. in Taxation prepares students to become professional tax practitioners whether they are seeking to earn their degree, expand their expertise or maintain their CPA license.

  • Textile Design (M.S.)

    With an integrated, collaborative and proven curriculum, the M.S. in Textile Design program blends creative skills with emerging technologies. In studios and classrooms, students turn innovative ideas into original products with PhilaU’s state-of-the-art facilities, industry partnerships and real-world experience.

  • Textile Engineering (M.S.)

    Through diverse courses and an interdisciplinary approach, the M.S. in Textile Engineering curriculum helps students cultivate extensive, practical knowledge of the field. Graduates will be well-prepared to make significant contributions in advanced manufacturing technology or textile materials technology..

  • Textile Design & Science (Ph.D.)

    The program’s goal is to educate textile engineers who combine theory, practice, scholarly research and application of knowledge in their professions. The curriculum emphasizes depth in fundamental textile engineering and science/mechanical engineering disciplines as well as interdisciplinary work and problem-solving.

  • College of Archtecture and the Built Environment

  • Construction Management (M.S.)

    Philadelphia University’s M.S. in Construction Management is an innovative, multidisciplinary program with an unparalleled focus on sustainability where students learn real-world problem-solving techniques from a faculty of experienced industry professionals.

  • GeoDesign (M.S.)

    Philadelphia University’s M.S. in Geodesign is one of the first of its kind in the country, teaching students to find solutions to 21st century urban conditions through the principles of sustainability, and to become leaders in this innovative process.

  • Interior Architecture (M.S.)

    Philadelphia University’s M.S. in Interior Architecture program explores the intersection between architecture and interiors, integrating theory with technical skills while immersing students in sustainable practice to discover creative, innovative solutions.

  • Sustainable Design(M.S.)

    Developed by top sustainability practitioners and faculty, Philadelphia University’s M.S. in Sustainable Design is an award-winning program that fuses design and industry, emphasizing market-driven innovation to help students become leaders in global sustainability.