Master of Business Administration in International Business

Degree Plan Details

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The Master of Business Administration in International Business prepares students for positions in career paths in the arena of international business, international marketing, international monetary policy and multicultural communication. The program requires graduates to apply comprehensive and realistic management tools in tandem with competencies in economics, finance, global workforce management, marketing, and communications. The program meets all standards of quality used in measuring programs in higher institutions.

The Master of Business Administration in International Business degree is for those who want to pursue management roles in the international marketplace. The objective of the program is to prepare graduate business students for leadership and interaction with international trade and commerce. The core curriculum strategically focuses on fundamental knowledge and skills in

              • international economics,
              • finance,
              • marketing,
              • cultural communication, and 
              • managing the global workforce.

The minimum requirements for a Master of Business Administration in International Business are:

• 24 semester hours applicable to the degree must be completed at Amberton University.
• 36 semester hours for a degree, excluding prerequisites.
• A minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 is required.

Degree Plan

I. Program Prerequisites12 Hours
Prerequisite to the M.B.A. program is a bachelor's degree in business; otherwise, the student must have had either the following courses or their equivalent or must take the classes.
BUS3104 Statistical Analysis I 3 hours
BUS3310 Market Structure & Competitive Analysis 3 hours
BUS4113 Accounting & Finance for Managers 3 hours
BUS4/5110 International Business 3 hours
II. Required Graduate Studies6 Hours
RGS6035 Theory & Application of Research Methods 3 hours
RGS6036 Ethics for Decision Making 3 hours
III. Major Requirements18 Hours
COM6420 Cultural Communication 3 hours
ECO6250 Global Economic Issues 3 hours
FIN6290 International Finance 3 hours
MGT6220 Managing the Global Workforce 3 hours
MKT6230 International Marketing 3 hours
MGT6203 Strategic Management* 3 hours
IV. Electives (5000/6000 Levels)12 Hours
Business Administration Electives
(Selected from courses with the following prefixes: BUS, ECO, FIN, MGT, MKT)
12 hours
Totals:36 Hours
(Excluding Program Prerequisites)

*This course has a prerequisite of 15 semester hours of Advanced Business.