MBA Electives

Choose your own areas of study. Choose from nearly 200 courses across 10 academic departments, plus many more offered through Penn’s other 11 world-class schools. With so much to choose from you can tailor the curriculum to your goals.

A Sampling of Wharton Electives

Courses of study include at least nine electives, five of which form a major. The following electives are just a sample of over 200 courses offered through Wharton — you will work with your advisor to find the courses that best fit your experience and career goals.

  • Applied Probability Models in Marketing
  • Advanced Real Estate Investment and Analysis
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Corporate Valuation
  • Data and Analysis for Marketing Decisions
  • Digital Marketing and Electronic Commerce
  • Enabling Technologies
  • Entrepreneurship through Acquisitions
  • Fixed Income Securities
  • Health Care Reform and the Future of the American Health System
  • Idea Generation and the Systematic Approach for Creativity
  • Innovation, Change, and Entrepreneurship
  • International Development Strategy
  • Legal and Transactional Aspects of Entrepreneurship
  • Managerial Decision Making
  • Managing Customer Value
  • New Product Management
  • Pricing Policy
  • Principles of Retailing
  • Private Equity in Emerging Markets
  • Understanding Careers and Executive Labor Markets
  • Urban Fiscal Policy
  • Venture Capital and the Finance of Innovation

Electives Across the University of Pennsylvania

One of Wharton’s strengths is the ability to extend your studies across the vast academic resources of the entire University of Pennsylvania. When choosing electives, you can work with your advisor to select up to four courses from Penn’s 11 other Schools.

Annenberg School for Communication

Graduate School of Education

Law School

School of Arts and Sciences

School of Dental Medicine

School of Design

School of Engineering and Applied Science

School of Medicine

School of Nursing

School of Social Policy & Practice

School of Veterinary Medicine