Kanbar College Innovation M.B.A.

About the Program

As part of Philadelphia University’s distinctive Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce, the online Innovation MBA allows you to earn an MBA in just 18-24 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 Innovation MBA provides an integrated curriculum to develop dynamic problem-solvers and entrepreneurial thinkers. With a flexible online format, this program is ideal for working professionals ready to advance their career.

Our faculty of industry experts brings invaluable real-world experience to the online classroom, and PhilaU’s signature learning strategies inspire market-driven innovation through teamwork, collaboration and industry connections. PhilaU Innovation MBA graduates are exceptionally well-prepared to be leaders in the current global marketplace.

Applicants must have three years work experience.


  • Management Concepts - 1.5 credits*
  • Marketing Concepts - 1.5 credits*
  • Foundations of Economic Analysis - 3 credits*
  • Financial and Managerial Accounting - 1.5 credits*
  • Statistical Analysis for Business Decisions - 1.5 credits*
  • Financial Management - 1.5 credits*
  • Operations Management - 1.5 credits*
  • Business Model Innovation - 3 credits*
  • Managing Innovative People and Teams - 3 credits
  • Competitive Technical Intelligence - 3 credits
  • Accounting for Management Decisions - 3 credits
  • Financial Policy and Planning - 3 credits
  • Operations from a Systems Perspective - 3 credits
  • Strategic Insight and Implementation - 3 credits
  • Communications, Negotiations and the Creative Economy - 3 credits
  • Entrepreneurship - 3 credits
  • International Finance and Economics - 3 credits
  • New Product Development - 3 credits

Cost per credit: $1050

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