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Master of Business Administration – Innovation and Entrepreneurship*

As part of Cedarville’s School of Business fully online Master of Business Administration program, you can choose an Innovation and Entrepreneurship concentration, which explores the intersections of design, innovation, creativity, entrepreneurship, and sustainable business modeling to develop a leadership mindset to solve the complex opportunities in today's demanding marketplace. The concentration is taught in partnership with the nationally ranked leader in innovation education, the International Center for Creativity in Columbus, Ohio.

M.B.A. Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program Highlights

Accredited — Cedarville's M.B.A. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP).

General Business Knowledge – You’ll develop a strong business foundation through general coursework:

  • Accounting for Business Executives
  • Biblical and Theological Foundations for Graduate Study (may be waived for prior credits)
  • Executive Financial Management
  • Information Technology for Competitive Advantage
  • Legal and Ethical Environment of Business
  • Managerial Data Analysis
  • Managerial Economics
  • Organizational Design and Behavior   
  • Strategic Marketing Planning    

Focused Expertise – You’ll take four Innovation and Entrepreneurship courses, giving you the tools you need to succeed:

  • Business Modeling and New Venture Creation
  • Design Thinking Principles for Innovation
  • Emerging Trends and Opportunities for Innovation
  • Creativity to Entrepreneurship

What Can I Do With M.B.A. Innovation and Entrepreneurship?

With an M.B.A. Innovation and Entrepreneurship concentration, you can:

  • Identify, launch, and grow new ventures and opportunities
  • Take on innovation and creativity roles in existing ventures
  • Lead innovation efforts in your corporate, academic, public service, or ministry leadership settings

Opportunities to Learn Outside the Classroom

Courses are designed for the online environment but include hands-on case studies, projects chosen by the student, simulation games, and personal development.

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M.B.A. Preparing Students Well

Read a feature in a recent Cedarville Magazine to discover how Cedarville’s Master of Business Administration prepares students for excellence in the marketplace by rooting their education in a clear understanding of how to think biblically about every aspect of doing business.

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Stewarding Your Gifts With a Graduate Degree

Listen as Cedarville's president, Dr. Thomas White, discusses how our graduate programs can help you steward your God-given talents for His glory.

International Center for Creativity

Cedarville University partners with the International Center for Creativity (ICC) in Columbus, Ohio, to offer a unique collaborative program.

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M.B.A. FAQs

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Program Faculty

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Jeffrey Haymond, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Business Administration; Professor of Economics

  • Location MIL 162
  • Phone 937-766-4442
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John Delano, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, Bus Admin Grad Studies; Associate Professor of Information Technology Management

  • Location MIL 180
  • Phone 937-766-7917

M.B.A. Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program Curriculum

Building on your undergrad degree, you will take core M.B.A. courses and three core Innovation and Entrepreneurship courses to complete the concentration. There is also a 3-credit Bible course, which is waived if you completed a Bible minor as part of your undergraduate work.

* Pending approval of the Higher Learning Commission.

Courses:

  • Business Modeling and New Venture Creation
  • Design Thinking Principles for Innovation
  • Emerging Opportunities for Innovation
  • Putting Ideas Into Action
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