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Unlock what's next in your career with a 100% online master's degree in innovation or business from Cedarville.

Is it time for a bold step that will equip YOU for what's next?

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 MA in Innovation and the MBA 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 MBA 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


MBA 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

MBA 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

MBA 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

MBA in Innovation and Entre-preneurship

1-2 years

36-39 credits

Develop Your Gifts. Have a Greater Impact.

About Graduate Study at Cedarville:

When you pursue a graduate degree from Cedarville University, you are joining a community of more than 500 master's and doctoral-level students who are pursuing God's call on their life through advanced education in more than 30 business, ministry, and healthcare programs. Study online or in-person, and you will engage with faculty who are experts in their field and care deeply for you as a student. You will experience excellent education and a network of support and academic resources that are dedicated to your success. More than 300 Fortune 500 companies, top government agencies, and educational institutions recruit Cedarville graduates each year because of their career preparation, high-level integrity, and incredible work ethic. If you want to lead and serve with excellence wherever God calls you, adding a graduate degree from Cedarville is the right choice for your next professional step.

Home to a total student body of 5,456 graduate, undergraduate, and dual enrolled students, Cedarville is fulfilling its mission to transform students' lives through excellent education and intentional discipleship in submission to biblical authority.