DECIDE cedarville.edu/MAinnovation ONLINE MASTER OF ARTS IN INNOVATION to be the innovative problem-solver employers need.
PROGRAM FEATURES Credit hours 33−36 Options to start in January, March, May, June, August, and October 7-WEEK TERMS Completion time 1 YEAR Program delivery ONLINE AFFORDABLE with financial aid available Learn more: cedarville.edu/gradcosts A LIFE OF IMPACT FOR CHRIST DOESN’T HAPPEN BY CHANCE. IT HAPPENS BY CHOICE. Do youknow theNo. 1 skill that employers say they are looking forwhenhiring? Creative problem-solving. The decisions you make in your life and career matter. Deciding to pursue a Master of Arts in innovation is a great next step to use your creativity as a ministry for Christ. Companies need individuals who can think outside the box to deliver new answers to emerging questions and provide real solutions to the most challenging consumer and organizational problems. If you want to be a game-changer and difference-maker in your field, Cedarville University’s fully online Master of Arts in innovation will equip you with the knowledge and practical hands-on skills to be among those who will lead the way in enacting real change through creative ideas. The MA in innovation is offered as a unique collaboration between the Cedarville University School of Business and the International Center for Creativity in Columbus, Ohio. The Graduate School at Cedarville University also offers these related degrees that may be of interest to you: Master of Business Administration (Innovation and Entrepreneurship) cedarville.edu/MBAinnovation Master of Arts in Biblical Leadership cedarville.edu/MABL The concept of innovation is needed in every organization and is applicable to a broad range of professionals. It’s the marriage of creative problemsolving with business, and it can serve anyone — people in charge of company departments, engineers, executives.” JIM STEVENSON PRESIDENT INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR CREATIVITY FACULTY LEADERSHIP John Delano, PhD Associate Dean of Graduate Programs and MBA Program Director Jim Stevenson Program Director President, International Center for Creativity
HIGHLIGHTS Biblical Worldview – As followers of the Master Creator, we think Christians should be the most creative problem-solvers on the planet! Hands-on Learning – As part of your online coursework, you’ll learn by doing, blending knowledge and skills, theoretical ideas and practice. Leading Edge – This degree is one of a kind at evangelical Christian universities and is modeled after programs available at places like Northwestern, Notre Dame, Penn State, and Stanford. Networking Community – Cohort-based approach builds community and network for Christian professionals. Career Preparation – Along with this focus on innovation, you will study practical business coursework in leadership, marketing, and business creation that will equip you as a valuable asset to an organizational setting. Dedicated to Your Success – Your program advisor will help you quickly navigate the admission process, assist you with course registration, and help you graduate and achieve your goals. JOB OPPORTUNITIES Chief Innovation Officer Product Innovation Manager Marketing Director Director of Product or Service Design User Experience Consultant Senior Design Engineer Entrepreneur CURRICULUM AND CONCENTRATIONS You will take the following core courses as part of the MA in innovation: Emerging Trends and Opportunities for Innovation Design Thinking Principles for Innovation Advanced Design Thinking Principles for Innovation Business Modeling and New Venture Creation Creativity to Entrepreneurship Management and Leadership of Organizations Strategic Marketing Planning BUSINESS INNOVATION CONCENTRATION Information Technology for Competitive Advantage Project Management Responding to the Marketplace Applied Leadership BUSINESS ANALYTICS AND VISUALIZATION CONCENTRATION Managerial Data Analysis Data Warehousing and Visualization Business Forecasting and Econometrics Data Mining for Business Analytics Then, you will customize your degree by choosing a concentration based on your career goals: Learn more and apply: CEDARVILLE.EDU/MAINNOVATION
ABOUT GRADUATE STUDY AT CEDARVILLE: When you pursue a graduate degree from Cedarville University, you are joining a community of more than 500 master’s and doctoral-level students who are pursuing God’s call on their life through advanced education in 28 business, ministry, and healthcare programs. Study online or in-person, and you will engage with faculty who are experts in their field and care deeply for you as a student. You will experience excellent education and a network of support and academic resources that are dedicated to your success. More than 300 Fortune 500 companies, top government agencies, and educational institutions recruit Cedarville graduates each year because of their career preparation, high-level integrity, and incredible work ethic. If you want to lead and serve with excellence wherever God calls you, adding a graduate degree from Cedarville is the right choice for your next professional step. Home to a total student body of 5,082 graduate, undergraduate, and dual enrolled students, Cedarville is fulfilling its mission to transform students’ lives through excellent education and intentional discipleship in submission to biblical authority. CEDARVILLE.EDU/GRADUATE For more information on Cedarville’s graduate programs, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org • 937-766-8000 WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM YOUR CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY GRADUATE DEGREE: BIBLICAL All of our programs are built on a solid foundation of biblical teaching. Gain the skills you need to lead effectively in church or parachurch ministry. ACCELERATED Earn your master’s degree quickly with Cedarville University. Our accelerated programs can be completed in as little as one year. CONVENIENT Our online offerings make it easier than ever to earn your degree. Earn your degree anytime, anywhere. AFFORDABLE Our degree programs not only save you time, but also save you money with one of the lowest tuition rates available from a top-rated, theologically conservative institution.