PROFESSIONAL MBA CURRICULUM

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OUR CURRICULUM, YOUR WAY

The Villanova Professional MBA provides a customizable curriculum designed to supplement and enhance your career journey through a powerful combination that delivers innovative skills, leadership training and human connection.

As a lifelong intellect, your curiosity and quest for knowledge is never ending. You’ve got a million and one things going on, so finding the time to pursue your MBA can often be challenging. At Villanova, we appreciate that desire to learn more, do more and ultimately be more.

The nationally-ranked Professional MBA at Villanova is tailored with your goals and lifestyle in mind.

You’ll set your own pace and choose your own curriculum. You’ll share your experience with others who are like-minded in their relentless ambition and their eagerness to continue to learn and grow.

  

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THE FUTURE OF BUSINESS STARTS HERE

From innovation to automation, emerging technology continues to reshape the way we think and the way we work. Our Professional MBA has fall, spring and summer start dates – allowing you to earn your MBA in as little as two years. You are required to complete 48 credits to graduate while choosing to complete your MBA on campus, online, hybrid or cohort formats.

  • Financial Accounting (3.0 credits)
  • Managerial Accounting (1.5 credits)
  • Business Operations & Supply Chain Management (1.5 credits)
  • Essential Economics (1.5 credits)
  • Essential Business Statistics (1.5 credits)
  • Corporate Finance (3.0 credits)
  • Strategic Marketing Management (3.0 credits)
  • Leadership Challenge (1.5 credits)
  • Team Leadership & Group Dynamics (1.5 credits)
  • Ethical Business Practices (1.5 credits)
  • Choose one:
    • Power & Politics (1.5 credits)
    • Negotiations (1.5 credits)
  • DATA & ANALYTICS
    • Business Analytics (1.5 credits)
    • Analyzing & Leveraging Data (1.5 credits)
  • EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES
    • Intro to Applied AI/ML (1.5 credits)
    • Info Tech as a Strategic Lever (1.5 credits)
  • INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURIAL THINKING
    • Innovation & Creativity (1.5 credits)
    • Business Risk Management (1.5 credits)

Students must select at least one course in Data & Analytics, Emerging Technologies, and Innovation & Entrepreneurial Thinking to fulfill the Future of Work credits.

  • Social Enterprise Consulting Practicum (3.0 credits)
  • Global Practicum (1.5 credits)
  • Global Strategic Management (3.0 credits)
  • Students are required to take 15 credits of electives by taking 1.5 credit or 3 credit courses. Elective offerings vary by semester, and new courses are continually added that cover timely, important business issues.

 

 

 

 

INDUSTRY LEADING SPECIALIZATIONS

The Villanova Professional MBA program also offers students seven additional specialty tracks, along with a leadership series that empowers students with critical thinking and analytical skills, as well as the emotional intelligence required to become a more effective leader.