Online MBA Curriculum

With courses delivered through cutting-edge technology and HD, mobile-friendly, and on-demand lecture videos, the Online MBA offers the prestige of the market-driven Fox MBA through a flexible learning pathway.

Competency-Driven Curriculum

All courses within the Fox Online MBA are infused with the skills and knowledge that leading employers have identified as critical to business success. These competencies drive our curriculum—and provide the tools to drive your professional success.

Enhance multiple business competencies across two key areas:

Business Acumen

Become adept at approaching business challenges through financial analysis, business reasoning, and creative problem solving.

  • Key business competencies include:
    Financial Acuity
    Business Reasoning
    Opportunity Response

Organizational Leadership

Learn to manage people, processes, and systems effectively.

  • Key business competencies include:
    Influential Communication
    Cross-Cultural Effectiveness
    Opportunity Response
    Ethical Management


Specialize your coursework to your industry or field of interest with a concentration determined and driven by market demands. Concentrations require nine of your 12 elective credits.

Available concentrations:

    • Business Analytics
    • Business Management
    • Corporate Compliance, Governance and Regulatory Policy
    • Enterprise Risk Management*
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Financial Management
    • Health Sector Management*
    • Human Resource Management
    • Innovation Management
    • International Management
    • Management Consulting
    • Sport Business
    • Strategic Management
    • Travel & Tourism

Each concentration requires nine credits of upper-division coursework in that area. Specific courses may change based on semester offered. Students in pursuit of a general MBA degree may choose nine credits of any elective courses.

* Courses are delivered in person only; Online MBA students must be within commuting distance of Philadelphia to pursue one of these concentrations.

Course Listing

Select from the dropdown to read descriptions of the courses that are taught within the Fox Online MBA.

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Dual Degree Option

Pursue one of our Specialized Master’s programs at a reduced number of credit hours with the dual degree option.

Available dual degree programs for Online MBA students:

Master of Science in Business Analytics
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Master of Science in Human Resource Management
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Master of Science in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship
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Master of Science in Marketing
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Curriculum Carousel

With our curriculum carousel, you complete the program at your own pace:

Leadership - Residency, 3 credits / Accounting, 3 credits / Statistics, 3 credits / Capstone - Enterprise Consulting Practicum, 3 credits / 36 total credits

1. Starting with your first class at residency, complete three required courses as your program ‘on-ramp’.

2. Hop on and off the “carousel” as you choose, taking just one five-week class at a time and as many as three each semester. Note: some courses may not be available depending on the semester.

3. Finish your MBA with the hands-on capstone, an immersive consulting experience with a real-world organization.

Timeline & Schedule

The Fox Online MBA is built to fit the schedules of busy professionals and frequent travelers: our curriculum carousel and multiple entry points allow you to take courses as your schedule allows, so you have the ability to complete your degree in as few as 20 months or take up to six years.

Program Start | Multiple entry points

Spring semester (Courses may start in January or February)
Summer semester (Courses may start in April or May)
Fall semester (Courses may start in August, September, or October)


At the beginning of your very first semester, you’ll join your classmates on campus for a week of networking, professional development, and your first course of the program.

Course Length

Each course is delivered online over five weeks. Live and collaborative web conferencing sessions with faculty and classmates are held on Thursday nights from 8 pm – 10 pm EST; additional coursework and activities will be required throughout the week.

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On-Campus Residency

Build the relationships that will support your Online MBA experience during the weeklong on-campus residency. You’ll attend information sessions on student financial services, participate in professional development workshops, network with your classmates, and more.

Get started now

You’re just a few steps away from your transformation. Want to know more about the Fox Online MBA? Sign up to receive emails about program details and updates, pre-admission event invites, and more. You’ll also gain access to a downloadable program brochure.

Have a more immediate question about the program? Connect with a Fox Online MBA admissions representative:

David A. Shaffer
Associate Director of Graduate Enrollment

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