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Spring II Session starts March 7, 2022

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MBA in Business Administration, International Business

Prepare to lead in an increasingly global economy by earning your MBA, International Business degree. You’ll complete core MBA curriculum with a foundation in leadership, corporate responsibility, ethics and sustainability. Then focus on international business degree master’s specialty courses to make you an expert in your field.

Learn to Manage Business Across International Borders

Gain a well-rounded perspective on all aspects of organizational operations on an international scale with your MBA in international business. Whether you complete a hybrid or fully online degree, international business concepts like dynamics of accounting, finance, human resources and the cultural dimensions of global leadership will be part of the MBA curriculum. You’ll gain handson experience with basic U.S. accounting rules and financial practices of other countries, multinational consolidations, foreign currency translation and international taxation.

As an international business master’s program student, you will:

  • Develop strong leadership abilities.
  • Understand every aspect of business practice, including financial reporting, data analytics, marketing management, organizational leadership and process innovation.
  • Gain understanding of institutional and structure arrangements within the foreign exchange market, hedging foreign exchanges exposure, capital budgeting, and international staffing tactics.
  • Develop the knowledge and skills for numerous management positions, such as international marketing manager, financial analyst, international foreign policy director, trade and customs manager, and business development director.

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Spring II (Mar 7, 2022)

Estimated Tuition

Ways to Learn

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Available Campuses

Fairfield Campus
2450 Martin Road, Fairfield, CA 94534
San Diego Campus
7460 Mission Valley Road, San Diego, CA 92108
Antelope Valley Campus
39115 Trade Center Drive, Suite 203, Palmdale, CA 93551
Ontario Campus
3990 Concours Street, Suite 100, Ontario, CA 91764
Roseville Campus
400 Sunrise Avenue, Suite 200, Roseville, CA 95661
Walnut Creek Campus
2950 Buskirk Avenue, Suite 315, Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Santa Maria Campus
1300 E. Cypress Street, Building A-1, Santa Maria, CA 93454
Modesto Campus
5222 Pirrone Court, Salida, CA 95368
Monterey Campus
99 Pacific Street, Suite 375-B, Monterey, CA 93940
Palm Desert Campus
75-105 Merle Dr, Suite 800, Bldg. B, Palm Desert, CA 92211
Online Campus
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Visalia Campus
ALL MAIL TO: PO Box 3104 Visalia, CA 93278 CAMPUS LOCATION: 337 N. Plaza Drive Visalia, CA 93291
Riverside Campus
3550 Vine Street, Suite 200, Riverside, CA 92507
Lacey Campus
1445 Galaxy Drive NE, Suite 201, Lacey, WA 98516
Irvine Campus
16355 Laguna Canyon Road, 1st Floor, Irvine, CA 92618
Travis AFB Campus
530 Hickam Avenue, Bldg 249, Suite 10, Travis AFB, CA 94535
Going back to school helped me get out of my comfort zone. It helped me get past the ‘we’ve always done it that way’ mentality. I learned that I needed to innovate personally, professionally and to help other become more innovative.
Keith F. | MBA Program
Before, I was stuck in the process. Now I have the larger picture. I am more well-rounded. I would like to move to a management/leadership position and working on my MBA has made me better candidate.
Sandra W. | MBA Program

Admission Requirements

Applicants for this Master program must complete the formal application process with all required documents, which include:

  • Completed application
  • GPA: Meet 1 of these 4 GPA options for admission
  • Official transcripts from all regionally accredited institutions where baccalaureate and/or post-baccalaureate coursework was completed or attempted
Transcripts

Only credits from regionally accredited institutions may be accepted in transfer. Failure to report any previous academic work at another college or university may be considered a violation of academic integrity.

Graduate Level Exams

This Master’s degree program does not require applicants to take costly exams like the GRE/GMAT. Why? Because we value your professional and life experience. You should get credit for what you already know.

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MBA Program Curriculum

  • Select 24-36 credits of the following, depending upon waivers:

    24-36

    ACCU 602
     Financial Reporting & Analysis

     

    BUSU 610
     Data Analysis for Decision Making

     

    BUSU 620
     Economic Analysis for Managers

     

    BUSU 630
     Business Process Analysis and Innovation

     

    BUSU 650
     Corporate Responsibility: Ethics and Sustainability

     

    FINU 607
     Financial Management

     

    HRCU 600
     Human Resource Foundations

     

    MKTU 605
     Marketing Management

     

    OLCU 613
     Seminar in Organizational Dynamics

     

    OLCU 615
     Leading Organizational Change

     

    OLCU 632
     Leadership and Innovation

     

    BUSU 640
     Business Strategy and Competitive Advantage Capstone

     

    Core Requirements Subtotal

    24-36

    Electives or Designated Emphasis Area (choose below)

    12

    Total Credits

    36-48

  • FINU 615  International Finance

    3

    HRCU 603  Globalization and Diversity

    3

    ACCU 621   Accounting Ethics

    3

    ACCU 625   International Accounting

    3

    Total Credits

    12

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Why get an MBA?

An MBA can be beneficial in several ways. For example, earning one can help you achieve your long-term career goals, increase your earning potential, expand your professional network and even allow you to break into a new field. Need more inspiration? Check out these MBA success stories.

What can you do with an MBA degree?

Considered the gold standard in business, an MBA can help increase professional opportunities and even earning potential. Adding a specialization can help align curriculum with a certain career path. Example positions for MBA grads include financial analyst, risk solutions architect, health services manager, marketing director, benefits specialists and more. Explore your options by checking out our resource 10 MBA specializations and why you should consider pursuing one.

What is an MBA in data analytics program like?

In addition to the core MBA courses in finance and economics, students interested in data analytics can expect to dig deeper into data visualization, modeling and business applications using industry leading Esri GIS software. Graduates of the UMass Global MBA in Business Intelligence and Data Analytics will be able to synthesize multiple data sources to evaluate business trends. Learn more by checking out our resource What to expect from an MBA in Data Analytics.

What is an MBA in finance program like?

An MBA in finance provides students with the same foundational knowledge as a general MBA, covering topics like statistics, economics, leadership and marketing. But the finance emphasis also allows students to broaden their expertise in areas like stock market analysis, global economy, corporate finance and investment banking. Learn more here.

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