Pre-MBA

This program is best suited for students who are pursuing or advancing a career in business.  It is also suited for those interested in continuing their studies at the graduate level in Philadelphia University’s School of Business Administration’s MBA program.

In this degree program, students complete a range of MBA-foundation courses in conjunction with the requirements needed to acquire a BS degree.

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This program is intended for adults who have a minimum of 30 credits to apply to their BS degrees. These credits are acquired through transfer of credits from previously attended, accredited colleges and universities. Credits include college-level courses in Writing, Math, Scientific Reasoning, History, Social Science, Humanities and Information Systems. (Please note: Information Systems training or coursework required within 5 years of enrollment in the program.)

 

General Education Core: 15 credits

  • HIST-321      Business, Industry and Work in American History
  • HUMN-310   Globalization and World Politics
  • SOC-310      The Social Science of the Workplace
  • COMM-320   Professional Communication Skills
  • CSSEM-499 Professional Studies Capstone Seminar

Continuing Professional Studies Core: 18 credits

  • CSSEM-300 Professional Practice Seminar
  • MGMT-361   Leadership Theory & Ethical Practices
  • ECON-331    Economic Decision Making
  • STAT-311     Finding and Evaluation Statistical Data
  • FINC-323     Financial Decision Making
  • IT-201        Learning and Technology

Major Courses: 15 credits

  • MGMT-401  Operations Management
  • MKTG-102  Principles of Marketing
  • ACCT-101  Financial Accounting
  • ACCT-102  Managerial Accounting
  • BUS-499     Business Capstone Seminar
Free Electives: 12 credits Students may take any 12 credits to satisfy their free electives. As part of the 12 credits, students can choose to take MBA-625: Management of Communications and Negotiations and MBA-628: Accounting for Management Decisions, which are two graduate-level, business core courses in Philadelphia University’s MBA program. Students must be accepted into the MBA program before registering for graduate-level business courses and may only begin taking graduate courses in their senior year.

Call 215.951.2900 or email evening@PhilaU.edu for more information about this innovative program or to schedule an appointment with an academic advisor.