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Innovation MBA

Our nationally ranked Innovation MBA program gives you the skills, confidence, and connections needed to provide innovative leadership for established companies or emerging ventures. The 13-month experience offers unmatched opportunities to learn best practices from experts, including our award-winning faculty, serial entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and regional and national business leaders. Ranked #63 in the world by Best-masters.com, admission to the program is competitive, with only 30 students per cohort.


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Program Highlights

  • Accelerated 13-month program
  • Competitive internship opportunities
  • Includes all core MBA courses plus innovation-focused electives
  • Hands-on, application-oriented learning, geared towards developing entrepreneurial skills
  • Frequent guest speakers include prominent alumni as well as regional and national business leaders, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs
  • World-class faculty includes teacher/scholars with extensive professional experience
  • International Study Trip (included) delivers global experience and expanded networking
  • Participation in Louisville Venture Connectors and other local entrepreneurial events
  • Early Admits receive $1,000 scholarship if accepted by May 1
  • Undergrad business degree not required
  • No pre-requisite courses
  • Opportunity to participate in business plan competitions (optional)
  • Lifetime access to Ulmer Career Management Center services

Outcomes & Opportunities

The UofL Innovation MBA offers the potential for an excellent return on investment for both entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs. From honing professional skills to building a more extensive network, distinguish yourself from a traditional MBA by developing skills geared towards creativity, problem-solving, and innovation. Learn the entrepreneurial skills essential in building your company’s trajectory.


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University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292
Phone: (502) 852-7257

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