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MBA and Finance master's degrees

The Pre-Master's Program leads to an AACSB-accredited MBA degree, and a Master of Science in Financial Planning, taught at the Widener University School of Business Administration

On successful completion of the Pre-Master's Program graduate pathway, international students can matriculate into a Widener University master's degree in business that educates business leaders to adapt to real-world challenges and succeed in today's business environment.

MBA Program (33 credits)

Widener University's AACSB accredited MBA degree has integrated courses that give students a competitive skill set in the global economy. You will learn both leadership and analytical skills. The Master of Business Administration program is built on the concept of process innovation for performance excellence leading to sustainable growth.

Courses are developed and taught by a team of full-time faculty and corporate executives selected for their strength in teaching and industry knowledge. Business concepts are introduced to students with reference to the business process as a whole. Individual business cases are viewed throughout the program from varying business perspectives.

MBA course curriculum

Core courses Elective courses
  • Leadership
  • Strategic Planning
  • Information Systems
  • Data Collection, Mining, & Analysis
  • Customer & Market Perspectives
  • Managing Human Capital
  • Process Management
  • Modeling & Forecasting
  • Financial Analysis
  • Managing for Results
At least 4 electives:
choose from a variety of fields or select a concentration.

You may choose an MBA concentration from the following 10 options:

  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Business Analytics
  • Business Process Management
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
  • Finance
  • Health Care Management
  • Hospitality Management
  • Human Resource and Organizational Leadership
  • Taxation
  • Technology Management

MS Taxation and Financial Planning (33 credits)

Widener University's AACSB-accredited program provides information professionals with the skills they need for a successful financial planning career. The Master of Science in Tax and Financial Planning degree gives practitioners the tools and techniques to successfully deal with both individual and business clients.


MS Business Process Innovation (30 credits)

With a focus on the connections and interactions between information technology and business, the Master of Science in Business Innovation program gives students the cross functional perspectives necessary to manage today’s process-oriented organizations.


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