LeBow College of Business

About the College

LeBow College of Business is among just 25 percent of business schools nationwide accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Drexel LeBow offers a range of master’s level degrees including the master of science (MS), master of business administration (MBA) and executive master of business administration (EMBA). LeBow also offers two doctoral degrees: a PhD in business and an executive doctorate in business administration (DBA). Additionally the School of Economics offers master of science and doctoral degrees.

The MBA degree offers a variety of delivery formats – face-to-face or online, part-time or full-time and at a satellite campus in Malvern, Penn. Additionally, the Drexel LeBow MBA offers customization and specialization in areas such as finance, marketing, entrepreneurship/innovation and business analytics.

Prospective students interested in Drexel LeBow graduate programs are not required to have undergraduate degrees in business.

About the Curriculum

Graduate business programs at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business provide a high-quality education that blends theory and practice. Students receive individualized attention to help them achieve short-term and long-term career goals.

The Drexel LeBow MBA enrolls approximately 800 students representing diverse backgrounds, 20 percent of whom are enrolled full-time. Approximately 50 percent of the full-time students are international. Drexel LeBow MBA students have come from more than 40 countries in Asia, Europe, South America and Canada.

The part-time MBA programs account for 60 percent of the enrolled students with another 20 percent enrolled in online MBA programs.

Following in the mission of the University’s founder, A.J. Drexel, to provide practical applications of learning, the Drexel LeBow faculty have backgrounds in corporate management and scholarly research. Drexel LeBow faculty combine strengths in teaching and research. They also enjoy strong ties with the corporate community. Corporate and entrepreneurial leaders add to the full-time faculty by coming to campus as guest lecturers or as adjunct professors.



Centers and Facilities

This marriage of academic rigor and practical applications can also be seen in the development of the school’s Centers of Excellence. Centers of Excellence are catalysts for research and innovation, think tanks for nationally significant trends and issues, and incubators for opportunities in business and integration among disciplines. LeBow's Centers of Excellence provide students with meaningful experiential learning and impact the performance of business in our region and around the world. As part of the curriculum Drexel LeBow MBA students will take courses which reside in the centers and will see firsthand how practical learning is applied.
 The Centers are:


In fall 2013, LeBow College opened its 12-story, Gerri C. LeBow Hall, with a finance trading lab, behavioral studies lab and integrated teaching technology in all classrooms. The new building features two lecture halls, 15 classrooms of varying sizes and seating configurations, including case study rooms and cluster classrooms designed to facilitate group work. Other amenities consist of extensive areas of student spaces, including 12 collaboration rooms, two quiet study areas, and 3,500 square feet of student lounges. Gerri C. LeBow Hall brings together faculty, students and staff, in a state of the art building on the University City campus. Please visit the LeBow College of Business webpage to learn more about Gerri C. LeBow Hall.

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