Northeastern’s Master of Science in International Business is designed for globally focused individuals who want to begin careers in international business.
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The Master of Science in International Business program can be completed in one year of full-time study or in two years for part-time students. You will have the unique opportunity to live and learn in the heart of Boston; home to one of the largest, most vibrant, and highly-regarded global marketplaces in the U.S. and the economic and cultural hub of New England.
The curriculum is designed to meet the needs of young professionals with undergraduate degrees in business or business-related fields. Building on this base knowledge, this program will provide you with opportunities to connect business concepts to real-world issues. You will complete 7 graduate business courses and 2 courses from either Sociology or Political Science. When you graduate from this program, you will have gained an international orientation, business acumen, and the analytic skills needed to best prepare you to navigate an increasingly interconnected and fast-paced world.
A graduate degree or certificate from Northeastern—a top-40 university—can accelerate your career through rigorous academic coursework and hands-on professional experience in the area of your interest. Apply now—and take your career to the next level.
How to Apply Learn more about the application process and requirements.
Two Letters of Professional Recommendation
GMAT or GRE Results
Permanent Residency Card (if applicable)
TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE scores are required (with some exceptions) for students whose undergraduate instruction was conducted in a language other than English.
Prerequisite Undergraduate Business Courses*
• Introduction to Financial Accounting or Introduction to Managerial Accounting
• Organizational Behavior or Introduction to Marketing
• Financial Management
*Admission is open to candidates who have completed three prerequisite undergraduate business courses before enrolling and earned a minimum grade of a 3.000 in each class. You may apply while required classes are in progress at an accredited U.S. institution, or the equivalent. One way that you may fulfill your prerequisite coursework is by enrolling in our Graduate Certificate in Business Administration program.You will need to provide official transcripts showing the completed coursework by July 30.
Students may also consider political science or sociology courses.
Please note: this curriculum is for marketing purposes only, and is subject to change. Official curriculum can be found within the Course Catalog.
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