About the Program
Philadelphia University’s Innovation MBA program allows students to earn their iMBA in just 12 months through our innovation-focused program. Heralded by The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company and Wired Magazine as the type of degree that top firms are seeking, PhilaU’s iMBA integrated curriculum helps students become dynamic problem-solvers and entrepreneurial thinkers, learning to navigate new, more valuable realities for their businesses and careers. With full-time and part-time scheduling options, the program is ideal for recent graduates as well as advancing professionals.
students take classes in PhilaU’s DEC Center,
a LEED Gold certified structure and one of the most exciting new learning
environments in Philadelphia. Our faculty of industry experts brings invaluable
real-world experience to the classroom, and PhilaU’s signature learning
strategies inspire market-driven innovation through teamwork, collaboration, and industry connections. Our students study abroad in China, India or Europe to experience
cultural immersion and to gain the sophistication that innovative industries
and firms demand. PhilaU iMBA graduates are exceptionally well-prepared to be
leaders in the exciting,
challenging global marketplace.
Other Philadelphia University MBA offerings:
Strategic Design MBA follows a cohort-model with a weekend delivery format and is not under the umbrella iMBA program. Best described as the “MBA for Hybrid Thinkers,” this innovative program combines the analytical intelligence of business with the creative intelligence of design. Students from diverse business, technology and design backgrounds apply design thinking and design principles, married with cutting-edge business analytical tools, to deliver smart, desirable, feasible and marketable product, process and business model innovations. Tailored with professionals and seasoned leaders in mind, the program is best positioned to assist those in a leadership or strategic role. For more information on this program, click here.
iMBA Gateway Foundations – An online, nine-credit suite of courses covering the foundations of economics, finance, accounting, statistics and operations management. This collection of foundation courses can be completed in one semester, allowing students to transition quickly into the iMBA program.
Pre-iMBA minor – An opportunity for Philadelphia University undergraduate business and non-business majors to take graduate-level courses in their senior year.