With company operations crossing borders and oceans, many seek talented individuals who have business knowledge and leadership skills along with a global perspective. Earning an online international business MBA can help you become a truly invaluable asset.

As a student of this specialization, you’ll discover the trends and areas of growth in worldwide trade and investments. You’ll also build a strong foundation in finance on a global scale and issues that pertain to managing the accounts and operations of a company with overseas aspirations, including overseeing different currency exchange rates. Additionally, you’ll engage in an in-depth exploration of special topics in the international economy, developing an understanding of the current state of the market.

You’ll pursue courses of study that cover a number of disciplines, including:

  • International marketing
  • Global management
  • Comparative economic systems
  • International law
  • Compliance and ethics

Those who pursue this specialization can seek management and senior analyst positions in the U.S. or abroad in the areas of:

  • HR
  • Finance
  • Natural science/energy
  • IT
  • Healthcare
  • Project management

Earning an online international business MBA requires the completion of the following courses (in addition to the core curriculum):

  • MBA 661 – International Trade and Investment
  • MBA 665 – International Financial Markets
  • MBA 667 – Focused Country/Region Studies

MBA Foundation Courses

  • Graduate Orientation Seminar
  • Leadership and Management of Organizations
  • Marketing Management in a Global Economy
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Operations Management
  • Strategic Management Seminar

Reasons to Pursue a One-Year Online MBA

Some schools, like Lynn University, have taken the same principle and applied it to their online course offerings. There are a number of reasons why a one-year online MBA presents an incredibly convenient way to earn a professional credential still integral to career expansion in many industries.


A one-year online MBA makes it possible to pursue an advanced degree from the comfort of your own home, and with a schedule that suits your life.

Accelerated Pace

Since the program can be completed in one year, it means even less time before you can start enjoying the benefits of a new credential and exploring new career opportunities.

Work Full-time

Without the need to commute to campus or attend classes at a scheduled time, students can create a schedule that allows them to account for both their personal and professional life, maintaining their current job.

Tuition Savings

While online education is sometimes a more affordable alternative to on-campus, students who pursue a one-year MBA online can benefit from even further reduced tuition over traditional programs.

Lynn University Online MBA

Lynn University is one of the schools at the vanguard of this new structure, offering a one-year online MBA that can be completed entirely off-campus at an affordable tuition rate.

Program taught in:
  • English (US)
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Last updated October 23, 2019
This course is Online, Campus based
Start Date
Sep 2020
1 - 4 years
27,380 USD
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