Master's in International Business Admissions

Admission Requirements

Degree Requirement

Students applying to the Master of Science in International Business (MSIB) program are required to either have a bachelor's degree or be in progress to complete a bachelor's degree prior to the term they wish to begin the program. The bachelor's degree can be in any field of study and must be earned from a regionally accredited institution of higher education in the United States or its international equivalent. The degree requirement is met by providing an official transcript to the Graduate College bearing the statement and date of degree conferral. Students who have an advanced degree should have their official transcripts sent to the Graduate College as well.

Students who have received their bachelor's and/or advanced degree(s) from an academic institution which is located outside the United States are required to provide an official transcript evaluation. The degree requirement is met if and only if the official transcript evaluation contains a statement equating their credentials to a U.S. bachelor's degree earned at a regionally accredited institution of higher education in the United States.

Grade Point Average (GPA) Minimum Requirement

An upper division bachelor's degree Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher is one of the elements evaluated to determine admission to the  Master of Science in International Business (MSIB) program. The last 60 credits of coursework (upper division) documented on an applicant's official transcript are evaluated in order to determine the GPA.

Exam Requirements

GMAT - GRE Exam Minimum Admission Requirements

Students are required to provide score form the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT), the GMAT Focus Edition Test, or Graduate Record Examination (GRE) exam score. The exam must have been taken within the last five years and must meet the minimum requirement listed below. Students with an admission GPA of at least 3.3 may be eligible for a GMAT/GRE waiver.

The exam requirement may be waived if the applicant possesses an advanced degree, e.g. master’s, doctorate, professional, from a regionally accredited academic institution.

GMAT GRE Focus New GRE Verbal New GRE Quantitative Analytical Writing
500 495 153 144 4

TOEFL - IELTS Minimum Requirements

As evidence of English proficiency, International students from non-English speaking countries and non-native English speakers* must furnish evidence of proficiency in English from either the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

TOEFL 500 Paper Based
TOEFL 79 Internet Based
IELTS 6.0 Band Score

 

*Some exceptions apply.  View more information on the application process page.

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Michaela Smolka
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Traditional MBA Last names A - I,
MS Business Analytics, MS Supply Chain Management, MS Information Technology and, MS Data Science
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Emroy Lewis
Graduate Advisor
Traditional MBA Last names J-R,
All Economics, Health Administration, and MS International Business
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Christina Castilla
Graduate Advisor
Traditional MBA Last names S-Z,
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