Innovation M.B.A.


All MBA students take a core business curriculum, in addition to three concentration-specific courses. CPA Preparation and CFA Preparation students also take a zero-credit review course. 

MBA students with business backgrounds may qualify for Advanced Standing waivers from the Gateways Foundation course suite, a one semester, 9-credit set of foundational courses.

The total credit hours for the Innovation MBA program ranges from 30-46 credits, depending on previous experience.

Innovation MBA Curriculum

Foundations of Economic Analysis**

Introduction to Financial and Managerial Accounting**

Financial Management**

Operations Management**

Management Concepts**

Marketing Concepts**

Statistical Analysis for Business Decisions**

Managing Innovative People & Teams

Business Model Innovation*

Competitive Technical Intelligence

Accounting for Management Decisions

Financial Policy and Planning

Operations from a Systems Perspective

Strategic Insight & Implementation

International Business Innovation (abroad) or International Economics and Finance

[3] Concentration Courses (9-10 credits)

Review course (CPA and CFA Preparation only)

Total: 30-46 Credits

*Course waived for students who completed DECFRM-200 as undergraduate students.

**Qualified students may receive Advanced Standing waivers for these based on prior learning, experience, or demonstrated skills or competencies.

“Our MBA program emphasizes the importance of the global marketplace through a three-dimensional curriculum that pushes you to examine, explore and engage. Examine and explore through diverse coursework, including a course abroad, and engage by working in teams with students in other countries to develop business plans and find solutions to problems in emerging markets.”

D.K. Malhotra, PhD, Professor of Finance; Director of Innovation MBA and M.S. Taxation Program

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