Master Degree

Master of Business Administration (International Business)

The importance of globalization is becoming commonplace in the corporate world. As the world continues to move toward greater interdependence, opportunities exist for people to fill international positions. These opportunities are available only to those who are highly qualified.

IUA International Business MBA program prepares students to enter this changing and competitive global job market.

One of the first courses to be taken is BUS 637, which prepares the student to conduct research for the case study required for the capstone course, MGT 785-Corporate Strategy Formulation and Implementation. In the capstone course, the student will be responsible for an in-depth analysis of an industry involved in global business operations and a corporation doing business globally. The analysis is based on the application of the theory and practical knowledge obtained in the courses taken in International Business and the managerial core.


1. Common Body of Knowledge - 27 credits

  • ACC-505 Financial and Managerial Accounting (3)
  • ECO-5O1 Economic Theory (3)
  • FIN-517 Financial Management (3)
  • MGT-340 Organization Theory and Behavior (3)
  • MGT-511 Quantitative Methods for Business & Management (3)
  • MGT-550 Political, Legal, and Ethical Issues in Business (3)
  • MGT-570 Operation Management (3)
  • MKT-502 Marketing Management (3)

2. Managerial Core - 18 credits

  • BUS-637 Graduate Research Methods (3)
  • FIN-639 Financial & Economic Analysis of the Firm (3)
  • INB-601 International Business Environment (3)
  • ITS-620 lnformation Resources Management (3)
  • MGT-625 Strategic Management (3)
  • MKT-646 Strategic Concepts in Marketing (3)

3. Major - 21 credits

International Business ( 21 )

  • INB-641 Managing in the Global Cross-Cultural Environment (3)
  • INB-643 International Business Policy and Strategy (3)
  • INB-650 Structure of the Global Economy (3)
  • FIN-656 International Financial Management (3)

And one elective course. Select from 600 or 700-level Accounting, Finance, Information Technology Systems, International Business, Management or Marketing.