Skip to main content

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, admission to the program is competitive, with only 30 students per cohort.

Apply now Curriculum and degree requirements

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.

Learn More About the Innovation MBA

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Contact the Graduate Programs Office

College of Business, Suite 074
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292
Phone: (502) 852-7257

Contact Us

Graduate Programs Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
Chinese (Simplified)EnglishGermanHindiRussian