M.B.A. - International Business
The Fisher International MBA Program offers diverse program options to develop the skills necessary for today's global business world. In addition to three semesters of advanced foreign language study (Arabic, Chinese, French, Japanese, Spanish or Russian), students enroll in the International Business Core classes, comprised of International Organizational Behavior, Global Business Strategies, and the International Business Plan capstone project. These courses build cross-cultural and an entrepreneurial mindset in graduates.
Two Year MBA Program: This program is designed for students from non-business undergraduate programs, who are looking to transition to business management careers. Students enroll in core business courses during the first two semesters, exploring key business functions. During the second year, students apply these core skills to electives in their specialization and the International Business Plan project. The advanced foreign language coursework is interspersed throughout the program.
The Advanced Entry MBA Program: This one-year accelerated program is for applicants with four-year U.S. bachelor's degrees (or equivalent) in business, significant business experience, and high-level language skills. Applicants must have significant work experience and must have completed the following prerequisite courses with a grade of B or better: Accounting, Economics, Finance, Marketing, Operations Management, Organizational Theory, and Quantitative Methods.
Peace Corps Master's International MBA: The Peace Corps Master's International (PCMI) program is offered in conjunction with the U.S. Peace Corps. Students may pursue a PCMI MBA in either track. Students attend two or three semesters on campus to complete business requirements, electives and the International Business Plan. Students return to campus following their 27 month Peace Corps service for a
AACSB International accredited: Worldwide highest standard of achievement for business schools.
MBA students are required to complete 8-12 credits of advanced foreign language study as part of their degree program. The 8-12 credits must be dedicated to a single language of study (e.g. Arabic, Chinese, French, Japanese, Spanish, or Russian). Students may choose to select an additional 1-4 credits of language coursework or up to 4 credits of Intercultural Competency coursework.
All applicants must submit Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) scores. We recommend that applicants score in the 500s or higher for consideration. We receive average GMAT scores which range from the upper 500s to low 600
International Student Requirements:
International Student Requirements
Paper-based test (PBT): 550 minimum, Test of Written English: 4.0
Computer-based test (CBT): 213 minimum, Test of Written English: 4.0
Internet-based test (iBT): 80 minimum, Test of Written English: 23, no other subscores below 19
IELTS minimums: 6.5 overall score with no sub-score below 6.0 on the Academic module
Tuition & Financial Aid
Tuition In-State Full Time:
Financial Aid Offered: Yes
Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities I
Institution Sector: Private not-for-profit
Locale: Midsize Suburb
Size & Settings: Under 1,000