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MBA in International Business

The Master of Business Administration in International Business program is designed to provide students with leadership and administrative skills that can be applied to domestic or foreign organizations. Read more about this Northcentral University program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Business Administration in International Business

School Offering Program:

Northcentral University

Degree Level:


Program Prerequisites:

Individuals interested in applying to this program may be proficient in one or more secondary languages. They may have business or managerial experience and seek the versatility and global perspective that an international MBA degree can offer. Applicants to Northcentral University's online graduate programs should already possess a bachelor's degree; some programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

Learners enrolled in the Master of Business Administration in International Business program have the opportunity to study business, cultural, and legal elements that affect the success and efficiency of global organizations. Students have the chance to examine issues specific to the fiscal environment of countries worldwide, including international investing and trading. In addition, the program is designed to teach students strategies for marketing and operating effectively abroad. Prior to completing the program, students will complete a final project in which they will have a chance to analyze an issue affecting international business and offer an original action plan to address the matter.

Learning Format:


Program Length/Total Credits Required:

30 credits.

Financial Aid Available:

Financial aid is available to qualifying students. Graduate students may apply for Federal Stafford Loan or the Federal Graduate PLUS Loan. Military personnel and veterans may qualify for special assistance or tuition reduction.

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Required Courses for a Master of Business Administration in International Business:

Program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Northcentral University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Foundation Requirements (18 credits)

  • MBA 5102: Welcome to Changing Times - Business in the 21st Century
  • MBA 5110: Managing People and Teams
  • MBA 5121: Managerial Decision-Making
  • MBA 5130: Managing Business Finances
  • MBA 5140: Operations Management
  • MBA 5150: Innovation and Marketing

International Business Requirements (9 credits)

  • Students select four courses from the following list:
    • IB 5012: International Economics
    • IB 5013: International Marketing
    • IB 5014: Cultural Environment of International Business
    • IB 5016: Global Business Strategic Management
    • IB 5017: International Business Law

Capstone Course (3 credits)

  • MBA 6010: Strategic Planning

Post Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

While a Master of Business Administration in International Business can mark a graduate as a competent and well-rounded business professional, some may still opt to continue their training and enroll in an advanced degree program. These individuals may be interested in expanding their career opportunities and gaining a stronger practical or theoretical foundation in the field. They may be interested in professorship opportunities, scholarly research, or high-level consulting opportunities, for which a doctoral degree program could better prepare them.

Advanced degrees that learners might pursue include, but are not limited to:

  • Ph.D. in International Management
  • Doctor of Business Administration in International Business
  • Ph.D. in Business Administration

Career Paths:

Individuals who graduate from Northcentral University with an international MBA degree could be able to find opportunities in the U.S. or abroad, with financial firms, banks, manufacturing companies, import and export businesses, large retailers, hotel chains, or airlines. Opportunities could also be sought with nonprofit organizations or government departments. Professionals in the international business realm may take on responsibilities in corporate strategizing, marketing, purchasing, training, consulting, personnel administration, or quality management.

Job titles that graduates could pursue might include:

  • Global business manager
  • International market researcher
  • Global operations analyst

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