School and Ranking Information
School options for studying international business within 15 miles of Atlanta include both for-profit and non-profit 4-year institutions. The following is considered a top area school for international business studies on account of school type, program breadth and student services:
- Winner: Georgia State University in Atlanta is a 4-year, public institution with multiple program options in international business. This university's Institute of International Business offers three master's degree programs in this field.
School Info Chart
|Category||Georgia State University|
|Rankings||#6 for national up-and-coming universities (2014)*|
|School Type||4-year, public|
|Average Graduate Tuition & Fees (2013-2014)||$8,392 (in-state), $23,944 (out-of-state)**|
|International Business Degrees Offered||Master's|
|International Business Degrees Awarded in 2013||8**|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class||53%**|
|Noteworthy||Students pursuing graduate degrees in international business may join the Graduate Business Association***|
Sources: *U.S. News & World Report, **NCES College Navigator, ***GSU website
Georgia State University
- Among GSU's 20 institutes and centers for research is the International Center for Entrepreneurship
- The international business institute offers scholarships for studying abroad
- Available study abroad programs include options at the Copenhagen Business School, Khazar University, Cairo University and the Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration
Georgia State University offers more than 250 degree programs from bachelor's through the doctoral level. GSU has more than 1,100 faculty members who are full-time, with the majority being already tenured or on course for tenure. This institution has eight schools and colleges, including the College of Business.
The Institute of International Business, situated within the College of Business, offers Master of International Business, Master of Business Administration in International Business and Global Partners Master of Business Administration programs. The Master of International Business can be completed in a year's time and includes courses such as financial management and business negotiation addressed in the international arena. The institute's global partners MBA features travel through multiple continents with stops at places such as China and Brussels, and students complete an international internship. Courses that are a part of the global partners program include international finance and global logistics. The MBA in International Business includes concentration courses in multinational bank management, supply chain management and international finance.