International Business, M.S.
The Bryan School of Business and Economics offers a graduate program of study leading to a Master of Science in International Business degree. The degree program is only offered as an online but is offered on a part-time or full-time basis. A minimum of 30 credit hours must be completed to earn the degree.
For information regarding deadlines and requirements for admission, please see the Guide to Graduate Admissions.
The M.S. in International Business program is designed for qualified students from any academic background.
In addition to the applicant’s materials required by The Graduate School, applicants must submit an admission essay indicating the reasons for pursuing the degree.
An applicant that is a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society with a minimum 3.3 GPA out of 4.0; no waiver application necessary. BGS must be noted on application for admission and a copy of the BGS certificate must be submitted.
An applicant with a terminal/professional degree such as M.D., J.D., Ed.D., Ph.D., or D.B.A. may request to waive the GMAT/GRE requirement if the applicant has:
A minimum GPA of 3.0 for these graduate degrees.
An applicant with a master's degree may request to waive the GMAT/GRE requirement if the applicant has:
A master's degree from at least a regionally accredited institution which required a standardized test (such as the GRE or equivalent) as an entrance requirement; AND
A graduate GPA of at least 3.0 out of 4.0; AND
Relevant professional work experience (may include military service), to be determined by the department admission committee; AND
A demonstration of adequate quantitative ability in the form of a statistics or algebra course at the college-level with a grade of C or better.
An applicant with a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution and significant work experience may request to waive the GMAT/GRE if the applicant has:
At least seven years of significant progressive professional work experience (may include military service), to be determined by the department admission committee; AND
A minimum GPA of 3.0
Students are admitted to the M.S. International Business program only in August of each academic year.
Degree Program Requirements
Required: 30 credit hours
|Required Courses (30 credits)|
|BUS 606||International Entrepreneurship||3|
|BUS 614||Leadership in the International Environment||3|
|BUS 615||Global Business||3|
|BUS 617||International Strategy||3|
|BUS 618||International Collaboration Project I||3|
|BUS 619||International Collaboration Project II||3|
|BUS 621||Research Methods||3|
|BUS 622||Cross-Cultural Management||3|
|BUS 623||International Marketing||3|
|BUS 695||Special Topics in International Business||3|
|Total Credit Hours||30|