New Programs Announced for 2015

Philadelphia University will launch the following academic programs in 2015.


B.S. in Information Technology Management Online
PhilaU Online
Designed to give students a competitive edge in this essential and growing field, the B.S. in Information Technology Management degree enables graduates to meet the demands of today’s technology-driven workplaces. Students will understand the role of the IT manager in both needs assessment and project management as they move from introductory material in networking and programming through applications in web development and database management. Learn more.

B.S. in Accounting Online
PhilaU Online

The B.S. in Accounting will prepare students to pass the CPA exam upon graduation and begin a path as a sought-after professional in this in-demand career. Students will learn to incorporate the latest accounting technology, keep up on tax law changes and understand government regulations, making them an asset to any organization. Learn more.

Accelerated B.S. in Accounting
School of Continuing and Professional Studies
This program is best suited for students pursuing or advancing a career in accounting and is intended for adults who have a minimum of 30 credits to apply to their bachelor’s degree through the transfer of credits from accredited colleges or universities. Students will complete nine accounting courses in conjunction with the requirements needed to acquire a bachelor’s degree. Learn more.

Certificate of Advanced Studies in Trauma Counseling
College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts
Professionals who have already earned a graduate degree in counseling or a related mental health discipline will gain advanced trauma competencies and knowledge with PhilaU’s three-course certificate program. To meet the needs of working professionals, courses will be held two Saturdays per month for a total of eight four-hour sessions. Nine continuing education units may be earned upon certificate completion. Learn more.


Master of Architecture
College of Architecture and the Built Environment
Philadelphia University is accepting applications for its new Master of Architecture program that will launch in summer 2015.

The M. Arch. is a first-professional degree program that prepares students for careers in architecture and to pursue professional licensure through the development of sustainable design and technology skills, knowledge of project management and collaborative experiences in an interdisciplinary environment.

The degree may be completed in two or three years depending on prior experience, and offers multiple starting tracks. Students without a degree in a design discipline will typically begin the program with a two-course summer program in design basics. Students granted advanced standing, typically those with a four-year pre-professional architecture degree, will join the sequence in the second year. Learn more.

Other previously announced programs starting in 2015 include the M.S. in Modeling, Simulation and Data Analytics and the M.S. in Surface Imaging.

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