Graduate MBA Degree Program

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Accelerated Full-Time MBA Program

The Drexel LeBow Accelerated Full-Time MBA program in Philadelphia is designed for motivated students from a variety of academic and professional backgrounds who want to build a solid foundation in business while customizing their experience to their unique career goals. This full-time, experiential program is delivered over 10-week quarters, preparing students to adapt seamlessly to the fast-paced business world.

Accelerated Full-Time MBA Completion Times

The Accelerated Full-Time MBA can be completed in as little as 12 months or up to 18 months to accommodate your schedule and career goals. Choose from the following options:

  • 12 Months: Our most accelerated program with a rigorous course schedule. Ideal for individuals with previous experience in industry related to their career goals, this option focuses on coursework and does not include an internship option.
  • 15 Months: An accelerated program that also allows students to complete one summer internship, the 15-month MBA is a good option for those who want to add more experience to their résumé or are considering a career change.
  • 18 Months: With a focus on career and professional development, the 18-month MBA option allows students to complete one summer internship. Students are also encouraged to enroll in the Career Course offered through Graduate Career Services.

MBA Coursework

Each Accelerated Full-Time MBA option features required coursework in major business disciplines including accounting, finance, analytics, economics, supply chain, strategic management, organizational behavior and marketing. Students can further personalize their coursework through a variety business concentrations and graduate minors.

Experiential Learning

Students put their academics to work in real-world business applications, from internships and corporate consulting projects to business simulations, case competitions and accelerated international residencies on topics like negotiations, Agile Scrum project management strategies and business ethics. Students also have opportunities to connect directly with corporate and industry partners through Drexel Solutions Institute and the Center for Business Analytics.

Career Coaching

The Accelerated Full-Time MBA features personalized career coaching with regular advising check-ins through Drexel LeBow’s Office of Graduate Career Services. Throughout the academic year, students have access to a variety of career-focused programming, services and events, including workshops on career exploration, résumé building, job search strategies (internship and full-time jobs), interviewing skills, LinkedIn profile best practices, and other career and professional development topics. A variety of co-curricular and networking opportunities are also available through formal career events and employer spotlights to facilitate building connections with industry and the Drexel LeBow network.

Experiential Learning for Graduate Students

A practical, hands-on approach is embedded into graduate programs at LeBow, integrating experiential learning across all components of the student experience.

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Accelerated Full-Time MBA Plan of Study

View a sample plan of study and sequence of courses for the Accelerated MBA curriculum.

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