masters in international business

Master's Degree in International Business (Online & Accelerated MBA)

Open a New World of Possibilities with our MBA with a concentration in International Business


In today’s business world, even small firms can have supply chains that span the globe. Get ready for advanced leadership in this global economy with executive-level knowledge from GMercyU. Our MBA program now includes a concentration in International Business designed to produce strategic leaders for multinational businesses, international trade organizations, and more.

Graduates of this program can qualify to take the Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) examination offered by the National Association of Small Business International Trade Educators (NASBITE). CGBP status shows employers, clients, and business partners that you bring advanced international trade and operations knowledge to the table.

Our masters of international business is available online and can be completed in as few as 22 months of full-time study.

The GMercyU Difference

After completing your masters of international business with us, you can:

  • Improve your performance as a director of operations, finance, marketing or human resources in multinational organizations
  • Pursue advanced roles in manufacturing, defense, government or private trade organizations, and more
  • Prepare to establish your own international business

To accommodate your professional and personal obligations, the program is online while still studying in an environment where you receive personal attention and can form meaningful relationships with professors and classmates.

Take Your International Business Career to the Next Level

The MBA with a concentration in International Business extends the knowledge and skills you’ve built during your career to prepare you for executive-track career opportunities. Combining academic rigor with skills development in writing, presenting, research, and leadership, the program prepares you for strategic international leadership.

As a graduate of our masters in international business program, you will be able to:

  • Understand global business trends and develop your organization’s competitive response
  • Adapt to the various geo-political, social, and legal environments
  • Analyze the context of global business practices
  • Apply technical knowledge of international trade, business law, human resource management, and operations management
  • Take the Certified Global Business Professional exam

We have designed our masters in international business program around a cohort model with small classes and collaborative, real-world projects.

Take the Next Step Towards International Business Leadership

Prepare to make your mark as a leader in international businesses with our MBA with a concentration in International Business. Call 844-707-9064 or send e-mail to accelerate@gmercyu.edu to contact an admissions counselor. You also can begin your application online now!


Job titles related to the masters in international business degree may include:

  • Global business development director/manager
  • International trade and customs manager/director
  • International foreign policy advisor
  • Multinational manager
  • Import/export agent
  • Global sourcing manager/director/VP
  • Global quality manager/director/VP
  • International trade and customs manager
  • International foreign policy advisor
  • Trade specialist/manager/director
  • Trade analyst/manager/director

Curriculum

The MBA with a concentration in International Business is a 22-month advanced degree program. You will take 10 courses: seven foundation courses (a total of 21 credits) and three courses in your concentration (nine additional credits). Courses run one at a time, in seven-week sessions.


Core Course Requirements

MBA600 Ethical Decision Making and Corporate Social Responsibility
MBA610 Strategic Management
MBA620 Accounting for Decision Makers
MBA630 Marketing Planning
MBA640 Managing Business Operations
MBA650 Managerial Finance
MBA660 Capstone Business Plan


International Concentration Course Requirements

MBA711 Global Marketing and Planning
MBA712 Supply Chain Management
MBA713 Trade Finance and Risk


To review course descriptions, please refer to the graduate catalog (PDF).

Career Outcomes

Job titles related to the masters of international business degree may include:

  • Global business development director/manager
  • International trade and customs manager/director
  • International foreign policy advisor
  • Multinational manager
  • Import/export agent
  • Global sourcing manager/director/VP
  • Global quality manager/director/VP
  • International trade and customs manager
  • International foreign policy advisor
  • Trade specialist/manager/director
  • Trade analyst/manager/director