The MBA in International Business is built on the understanding that business is increasingly international. The overall objective of the program is to prepare our graduates to lead and manage organizations in the global business environment and to understand the economic, cultural, legal and political issues associated with international business.
The program is designed to equip students with the specialized knowledge and industry insights that will help develop or help advance their management careers in an increasingly global marketplace. UB MBA in International Business curriculum provides students with the specialized and in-depth education necessary to successfully manage organizations in the global business environment of the 21st century.
Students will be challenged to analyze the legal and regulatory environment in which international businesses function. Students are taught to develop strategic solutions to international business management problems and to provide leadership while building capacity in international businesses.
A wide range of related employment opportunities can be found in
this field with national and international government agencies,
non-government organizations, the travel and leisure industry,
transportation and banking in such areas as global corporate operations
and international financial services.
Although there are positions in international business related to
all business disciplines, the M.B.A. in International Business
particularly prepares students for specific work in the global business
The program is designed to prepare students to be effective
managers with programs that include multicultural workforce management,
international marketing strategies, international finance and
economics, business negotiation, and the determinants of international
trade and investments.
The careers include:
- Import/export agent
- Foreign currency investment advisor
- Foreign sales representative
- Global business manager
- International business analyst
- Foreign direct investment advisor
- International marketer
- Global shipping and global distribution specialist
- Airline executive
- International banker
- Government trade specialist
- Hospitality manager
- International operations manager
The University of Bridgeport’s location offers accessibility to regional and world headquarters of numerous multinational corporations. The wealth of information available in public libraries, embassies, high commissions and various international organizations makes important contributions to the UB MBA Program of study in international business.
Although there are positions in international business related to all business disciplines, the M.B.A. in International Business particularly prepares students for specific work in the global business world. The careers include import/export agent, foreign currency investment advisor, foreign sales representative, global business manager, international business analyst, foreign direct investment advisor, international marketer, global shipping and global distribution specialist, airline executive, international banker, government trade specialist, hospitality manager, and international operations manager.
Required (9 credits)
||International Financial Management
||Global Market Management
Electives (9 credits) – choose three
| MGMT 750
||Foundations of Doing Business in China
| MGMT 751
||Foundations of Doing Business in India
| MGMT 779
| ACCT 706
| MKTG 751
||Product Management, Innovation and Commercialization