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2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

International Business, M.B.A.


Major Code: 8316 Degree Awarded: Master of Business Administration
Delivery Mode(s): Online Age Restriction: Yes
Admission Status: Graduate Location(s): Florida Tech Online
Admission Materials: GMAT, GRE recommended  

The Master of Business Administration - International Business degree program may be completed in two years or less and provides the high-level knowledge and range of skills to meet the challenges of today’s complex global business. Rooted in the case method approach, this intensive MBA program offers a uniquely collaborative, handson education.

The two-course sequence Essentials of Business Development 1 and 2 (BUS 5601  and BUS 5602 ) culminates in a fully integrated business plan. Each student has the opportunity to choose a business and progressively bring it to fruition through critical business concepts from statistics and managerial economics to marketing.

The international business specialization provides managers with the skill set and knowledge necessary to lead organizations in today’s competitive and increasingly globalized workplace.

Curriculum


Foundation Courses


The following foundation courses are required of all MBA students enrolled in their first semester at Florida Tech:

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  • This two-course core sequence familiarizes students with the principle concepts and tools used in the main foundation disciplines of business, including accounting, financial statement analysis, economics, marketing, management principles, finance, business law and statistics. Students also learn how the various disciplines are integrated by completing two substantive projects. These courses can be completed in one semester and are designed not only for individuals with undergraduate degrees in business, but also for students with undergraduate degrees in other fields. Full-time international students must register for at least one additional course. For more information, international students should consult with the associate dean of academics.

Core Courses


The MBA degree requires completion of a common set of six core courses including the capstone course in strategic management. These required courses are designed to prepare the student to respond to the complex business decisions that arise in today’s rapidly changing environment. As such, these courses incorporate either case studies or projects that require extensive qualitative and/or quantitative analysis.

Total Credits Required: 36