Master of Science in International Business Program Information

 

Master of Science in International Business

FAU’s International Business programs –already ranked among prominent universities at No. 19 in U.S. News & World Report national rankings—are expanding to offer the Master of Science in International Business (MSIB) for aspiring global leaders.

Earning a master’s degree in International Business provides graduates with a comprehensive understanding of the complexities of international commerce and how to tackle the unique challenges of organizations and communities operating in a fast-paced global business landscape through a variety of career options. Students will be challenged to think critically in and will be equipped to lead in multi-national roles.

Why International Business?

An International Business degree prepares students to succeed in the fast-paced global landscape whether working in positions in the U.S. that require international expertise, in expatriate assignments with globally established corporations, or in short-term international consulting assignments.

Learning Objectives:

  • Develop a global business operations perspective
  • Identify management issues, risks and opportunities in emerging environments
  • Handle international mergers and acquisitions
  • Work with IT service providers and infrastructures
  • Gain knowledge of the international monetary system and stabilization policies in open economies
  • Understand multinational finance
  • Incorporate global marketing strategies
  • Assess and develop leadership
  • Learn cross-cultural management

Sample of Career Roles:

  • Business Analyst
  • Business Developer
  • Marketing Strategist
  • Chief Operations Officer
  • Economist
  • Logistics Director
  • Project Manager
  • Communications Director
  • Brand Manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Financial Analyst
  • Business Process Consultant

Learning Methodology

A variety of learning methods are employed throughout the program. Case studies, computer simulations of challenging, competitive business situations, problem-solving discussions, team presentations, individual study, lectures, visual presentations, guest speakers, and assigned readings are regularly used. Students also complete research and analytical studies to develop strategic thinking abilities.

On-Campus Program Information

  • Courses are every Tuesday and Thursday at the Boca Raton Campus, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • 15 months/33 credit hours
  • Program starts every Spring (January) and Fall (August) of each year
  • Tuition: 
    • $29,700 
    • $900 per credit hour 
  • Tuition is the same for Florida Residents, Out-of-State Residents & International Students
  • Full-Service administrative support
  • International field study trip
  • Exclusive access to online academic database, state-of-the-art classrooms, study rooms, and facilities

Online Program Information

  • Courses are held fully online, with no residency commitment
  • 15 months/33 credit hours
  • Program starts every Spring (January), Summer (May), and Fall (August) of each year
  • Tuition:
    • $26,400
    • $800 per credit hour (excluding textbooks)
  • Tuition is the same for Florida Residents, Out-of-State Residents & International Students
  • Full-Service administrative support
  • International field study trip
  • Exclusive access to online academic database, state-of-the-art classrooms, study rooms, and facilities
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Top-50 in Entrepreneurship

Third consecutive ranking from The Princeton Review

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Best International Business

#19 undergrad. by U.S. News & World Report

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Best Undergrad. Business

Recognized for best undergrad. business

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Best Online Bachelor's in Business

#27 for best online bachelor's in business

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Best Online Grad. Business

Selected among the best online master's in business (non-MBA)

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