Northeastern’s MS in International Business (MSIB) is designed for globally-focused individuals who want to begin careers in international business.
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.
Program is designed to provide talented, driven students exposure to the global business environment that will distinguish them in the workforce
Multi-disciplinary curriculum with courses taken in business, social sciences, and humanities
Opportunity to participate in a 10-day, 3-credit course abroad
Opportunity to learn from fellow students that come from all over the world
Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International—the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide.
Application deadlines vary based on the program you’re applying to. You can view those deadlines D'Amore-McKim School of Business website. For priority consideration, submit your application by the earliest date possible. Applications sent after the final deadlines are reviewed on a space-available basis, in the order in which they’re received.
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Students may also consider political science or sociology courses.
Northeastern's signature experiential learning model combines academics with professional practice to help students acquire relevant, real-world skills they can apply to their desired industry. Each program offers its own unique experiential learning opportunities, but they might include:
Full-Time Co-op Opportunities — Students on co-op work in a paid position in their field of study for three to six months.
In-Class Case Studies — Professors integrate case studies and exercises into the classroom to bring a real-world perspective and relevance to what they’re teaching.
Research — Students collaborate with faculty in our more than 30 federally funded research centers, tackling some of the most pressing challenges in health, security, and sustainability.
Our faculty represents a wide cross-section of professional practices and in fields ranging from finance to education to biomedical science to management to the U.S. military. They serve as mentors and advisors, and collaborate alongside students to solve the most pressing global challenges facing established and emerging markets.
By enrolling in Northeastern, you gain access to a network of more than 230,000 alumni and 3,000 employer partners, including Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and global NGOs. Our current students and faculty across strategically located regional campuses further foster that lifelong global community of learning and mentoring.
Below is a look at where our Business alumni work, the positions they hold, and the skills they bring to their organization.