Online Master’s Degrees in International Business
Upon completion of this master’s degree program, students may choose to either seek entry to upper-level employment or enroll in a doctoral degree program. Master’s-level graduates may find employment in global marketing, international trade, imports, exports, international sales, and international operations.
- Prerequisite: Bachelor’s Degree
- Program Length: One to two years to complete
- Post-Grad Options: Employment or Doctoral Program
- Projected Employment Growth: 15% (2010-2020)*
The coursework for master’s-level international business degree programs may combine elective business classes with core international business courses. These classes may teach students how to apply marketing concepts across national borders, invest in foreign markets, and effectively manage diverse cultural teams. Core international business classes may include the following:
- International Finance
- Global Marketing
- Global Health Management
- International Business
- Multicultural Management
- Operations Management
- International Economics
Graduates of master’s degree programs may explore opportunities in sales, global marketing, international trade, importing, and operations management. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment opportunities in the field of international business are projected to increase by 15% from 2010-2020.*
Possible careers include:
- Global Financial Advisor
- International Trade Specialist
- International Business Manager
- Global Development Manager
- International Operations Specialist
Those who successfully complete a master’s degree in international business may have the opportunity to further their education by enrolling in a doctoral degree program. A doctoral degree in international business will prepare students for careers in consulting, multi-national corporations, and post-secondary education. Employers may require students to hold a master’s degree to work in senior-level positions.
*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook
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