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Pursue your innovation master’s degree at Cedarville University

The decisions you make in your life and career matter. Choosing an online master’s degree in business from Cedarville University will help you make the most of the gifts God has given you to advance your career as an innovative professional.

But which program should you choose? The M.A. in Innovation and the M.B.A. with an Innovation and Entrepreneurship concentration sound similar, but there are important differences. Your personal career goals and interests will determine which path makes the most sense for your professional development.

Which Program Is Best for You?

Master of Arts in Innovation or an M.B.A. with a focus on Innovation?

The Master of Arts in Innovation gives graduates practical knowledge and skills to solve problems using creative solutions. Students also will study practical business coursework in leadership, marketing, and business creation that will equip them as a valuable asset in any organizational setting.

The Master of Business Administration provides a broad business training with the opportunity to focus your studies on one of five available concentrations, including Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Employment Opportunities

Master of Arts in Innovation

Marketing Director

Product Innovation Manager

Chief Innovation Officer

Director of Product or Service Design

User Experience Consultant

Senior Design Engineer


M.B.A. in Innovation and Entre-preneurship

Project Manager

Business Development Executive/ Manager

Product Manager

Marketing Manager

Analytics Manager

System Manager

Business Analyst

Ideal for Candidates Who

Master of Arts in Innovation

Are creative

Like to think outside the box

Enjoy problem-solving

Always want to improve processes

Seek to make things better

M.B.A. in Innovation and Entre-preneurship

Are analytical

Like data-driven approaches

Desire comprehensive business preparation

Are seeking management opportunities

Learning Outcomes

Master of Arts in Innovation

  • Learn by doing, blending knowledge and skills, theoretical ideas and practice
  • Learn how to ask the right questions to understand your user, consider challenges and obstacles, and discover how to think creatively to meet a real-world need innovatively and uniquely
  • Gain knowledge through practical business coursework in leadership, marketing, and business creation that will equip you as a valuable asset to an organizational setting

M.B.A. in Innovation and Entre-preneurship

  • Gain foundational knowledge in core business functions of accounting, economics, finance, information technology, management, marketing, and corporate strategy
  • Gain critical thinking skills for data-driven decision making
  • Develop leadership and management strategies for designing organizations and managing change.


Master of Arts in Innovation

1-2 years

33-36 credits

M.B.A. in Innovation and Entre-preneurship

1-2 years

36-39 credits

Develop Your Gifts. Have a Greater Impact.

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Why Pursue a Master’s Degree in Innovation at Cedarville?

Choose the program that is right for you!

Cedarville University’s online Master of Arts in Innovation will train you as a professional who possesses the training and skills needed to make a difference wherever God leads you. You will add value to any organization as an innovative problem-solver.

Choose from two in-demand tracks:

  • Business Innovation
  • Business Analytics and Visualization

Cedarville’s M.B.A. in Innovation and Entrepreneurship 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.