MBA/Master of Science in International Business Dual Degree Program Hero Image

Become an Expert Manager With A Global Perspective

Program Highlights

With a dual degree MBA and M.S. in international business, you can position yourself for success in today’s global business world.

The M.S. in international business curriculum will teach you to communicate and conduct business around the world in an informed and culturally sensitive manner through courses that emphasize strategies and frameworks for adapting to cultural differences in the workplace and in the marketplace.

Program Requirements

The 59-credit MBA/M.S.I.B. dual degree program combines the required courses for the MBA program with additional courses from the M.S.I.B. program.

As an MBA/M.S.I.B. dual degree student, you must complete the same sequence and timing of required M.S.I.B. required courses as your fellow students in the M.S. program. You can complete your MBA courses before or after the M.S. required curriculum.

Consult the M.S.I.B. program director for advising on coordinating the requirements.

Required MBA Courses (29 credits)

ECON503 Economic Analysis for Business Policy
ACCT800 Financial Reporting and Analysis
FINC850 Financial Management
BUAD820 Fundamentals of Analytics
BUAD831 Operations Management and Management Science
BUAD840 Ethical Issues in Domestic and Global Business Environments
BUAD870 Managing People, Teams and Organizations
BUAD880 Marketing Management
BUAD890 Corporate Strategy

Professional Development Seminars (1 credit each):
BUEC601 Building Emotional Intelligence and Critical Thinking
BUEC603 Communicating, Branding and Career Networking

Required M.S.I.B. Courses (30 credits)

International Business Core Requirements:
BUAD811 Globalization and Business
BUAD841 Managing the Global Enterprise
BUAD848 Future of Globalization and You
BUAD878 Leading Across Boundaries
BUAD882 International Marketing Management

Interdisciplinary or Business Electives: Choose 5 courses:
ACCT883 International Accounting
APEC810 International Agricultural Trade Special Topics
SPTM620 International Sport Marketing and Management
BUAD843 Special Topics in Global Business
BUAD881 Research Methods for Marketing Decisions
BUAD861 Ethical Leadership Development
BUAD892 Experiences in Strategic Integration for Top Managers
BUAD899 Business Consulting Project
CHEG595 Intellectual Property
COMM610 Organizational Communication Theory
ECON801 Microeconomics
ECON802 Macroeconomics
ECON803 Applied Econometrics I
ECON841 International Trade and Development
ECON842 International Finance and Development
ECON845 Development Economics
ENTR617 Design Thinking and Innovation
ENTR620 Social Entrepreneurship
ENTR650 Business Accelerator for ENTR Ventures
ENTR651 Special Topics in Entrepreneurship
ENTR654 Introduction to Entrepreneurship
ENTR655 Start Up Experience I
ENTR658 Application Development for New Technology
ENTR660 High Tech Entrepreneurship
FINC853 International Financial Management
HRIM601 Advanced Hospitality and Tourism Management
MISY873 Information Technology and Organization Effectiveness
POSC802 Comparative Politics of the Global South
POSC804 Seminar: Comparative Politics of Post-Industrial Polities
POSC840 International Political Economy
POSC842 International Organization
POSC845 Human Rights & Global Governance
STAT608 Statistical Research Methods
STAT674 Applied Database Management
STAT675 Logistic Regression

Admissions Information

To be admitted, you must apply directly to the dual degree program and meet the admission requirements of the MBA and M.S.I.B. programs. The admissions directors for each program will evaluate your application separately and will apply the criteria specified by their respective programs.

The MS IB program and the MBA both accept the GMAT or GRE.

If you are already enrolled in either individual program, you may apply for a change of degree to the dual program prior to receiving the first degree. You must complete both programs after you are admitted to the dual degree program in order for the dual degree to be conferred.

Admissions Information

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