About the School

It's not business as usual anymore, and your education should reflect this reality.


Whether you are an entering freshman or a seasoned MBA student, the School of Business Administration will provide you with the cutting-edge skills and knowledge that will allow you succeed at every stage of your career – from excelling in your first job, to discovering new professions and opportunities as technologies and business models evolve.

From day one, you will dive deeply into your major or concentration, while working with students from other disciplines, simulating what you will experience in the workplace. You will interact with students across majors, challenging each other to use creativity as well as analytics to conceive of new, valuable, market-driven products and services.

As you earn your degree, you’ll benefit from unique advantages such as study abroad, internships with regional business, and collaboration on real projects with industry leaders to build valuable connections that can last a lifetime.

Academic Programs

Academic Programs

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Accounting
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Accounting

The accounting program at Philadelphia University prepares students to become professionals with a broad understanding of public accounting and financial management of corporate and nonprofit organizations. PhilaU’s accounting program develops in-demand professionals with in-depth knowledge of accounting, and the professionalism to work effectively in any environment.

    Program Highlights

  • Immerse yourself in real-world industry project challenges

  • Travel with opportunities including: India, China, England, Australia

  • Collaborate with students in programs including design, architecture and health sciences

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Fashion Merchandising and Management
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Fashion Merchandising and Management

Fashion has evolved into a billion-dollar business that offers many rewarding career opportunities, and our program emphasizes professional training from day one. This immersive, career-focused curriculum prepares students to contribute to all aspects of the burgeoning global fashion industry. Students take both core fashion courses and specialized courses depending on career ambitions.

    Program Highlights

  • First Year Experience: create, produce and merchandise a product

  • Study abroad in Paris, Beijing, Rome, Hong Kong, London and more

  • Get the chance to help produce StyleLine magazine and the Fashion Show

    Includes Career-Focused Specializations:

  • Global Brand Strategy

  • Value Chain and Innovation

  • Buying and Merchandising

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Finance
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Finance

The finance program at Philadelphia University prepares students to become professionals with a comprehensive understanding of global financial markets and financial institutions. PhilaU’s finance program develops in-demand professionals with in-depth knowledge of complex financial problems, and the professionalism to work effectively in any environment.

    Program Highlights

  • Immerse yourself in real-world industry project challenges

  • Travel with opportunities including: India, China, England, Australia

  • Collaborate with students in programs including design, architecture and health sciences

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M.S. in Global Fashion Enterprise
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M.S. in Global Fashion Enterprise

Expanding career horizons of forward-thinking professionals with diverse backgrounds in fashion design, merchandising, management, and other industries, the 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 fashion enterprise.

    Program Highlights

  • Explore the career-focused customizable curriculum

  • Work directly with successful fashion and apparel companies

  • Take advantage of significant merit-based scholarships

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Innovation M.B.A. with Online option
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Innovation M.B.A.

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

    Program Highlights

  • Explore study abroad opportunities including China, India and Europe

  • Experience flexibility in full- and part-time scheduling options

  • Take advantage of significant merit-based scholarships available

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International Business
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International Business

The international business program at Philadelphia University prepares students to become professionals with a distinct understanding of business on a global scale. PhilaU’s international business program develops professionals with international experience, foreign language skills, and the professionalism and cultural understanding to work effectively in any environment.

    Program Highlights

  • Immerse yourself in real-world industry project challenges

  • Travel with opportunities including: India, China, England, Australia

  • Collaborate with students in programs including design, architecture and health sciences

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Management
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Management

The management program at Philadelphia University prepares students to become professionals with a broad understanding of business, keen leadership expertise, and flexible career options. PhilaU’s management program develops leaders with experience aiding teamwork, communication, change management, human resources, and problem solving.

    Program Highlights

  • Immerse yourself in real-world industry project challenges

  • Travel with opportunities including: India, China, England, Australia

  • Collaborate with students in programs including design, architecture and health sciences

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Marketing
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Marketing

The marketing program at Philadelphia University prepares students to become professionals with broad understanding of business, communication, sales and research. PhilaU’s marketing program develops in-demand professionals with a dynamic understanding of communications and business, and the professionalism to work effectively in any environment.

    Program Highlights

  • Immerse yourself in real-world industry project challenges

  • Travel with opportunities including: India, China, England, Australia

  • Collaborate with students in programs including design, architecture and health sciences

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M.S. in Taxation
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M.S. in Taxation

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.

    Program Highlights

  • Benefit from flexible scheduling options

  • Advance your career with focused customizable curriculum

  • Take advantage of merit-based scholarships

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Strategic Design M.B.A.
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Strategic Design M.B.A.

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.

    Program Highlights

  • Experience intensive industry immersion

  • Enjoy our low-residency, executive delivery format

  • Learn to combine design thinking with the analytical intelligence

  • Explore our significant fellowship opportunities