M.B.A. with a major in International Business


Program Description

You’re ready to become a business leader in a global market. To do this, you have to know how to navigate the challenges and opportunities of a constantly changing global economy. NSU Edge gives you a competitive advantage.

The M.B.A. with a major in International Business prepares you to meet the needs of any startup, nonprofit, or multinational corporation operating around the world. You’ll learn from Fortune 500 business executives and other industry leaders on how to successfully manage across borders and in different cultural and institutional environments – gaining a thorough understanding of individual government policies and varying economic, political, social, and cultural conditions.

In addition, you’ll have a number of opportunities to gain real-world experience by studying emerging markets in the classroom, completing an internship, or traveling and studying abroad with the International Field Seminar. By the time you complete the program, you’ll be prepared to dominate on a more global level. It’s all thanks to the NSU Edge.

Be the International Guru

Startup, nonprofit or corporate giant: most enterprises today are global in scope – or at least aspire to be. They all need leaders well-versed in navigating international waters. With your M.B.A. major in International Business, you’re ready to make some serious waves.

Immerse yourself in best-practices international strategy and execution from your hometown classroom, as a working intern or by studying abroad. Focus on managing successfully across borders. Learn how to navigate diverse countries, cultures and institutional environments. Gain insights and details on import and export practices. Study the tactics of conducting business productively within the framework of global monetary systems, individual government policies, and varying economic, political, social and cultural conditions.

  • M.B.A. core courses offered weeknights or during the day on the main campus and online. International Business courses offered weeknights on the main campus and online.
  • The program can be completed in as little as 21 months.
  • The program begins five times annually with starts in August, October, January, March, and May.

Earning Potential

Import/Export Manager
Average Salary Per Year
Average Salary Per Year
Chief International Officer
Average Salary Per Year

Source: Salary.com

businessman, internet, continents

Admission Requirements

  • Completed Master's Application for Admission and non-refundable $50 application fee.
  • A conferred bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or an equivalent degree for international applicants.
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities previously attended. The applicant's bachelor's degree transcript must show a degree conferral date in order to be evaluated for admission consideration. If the graduate degree has been earned, the transcript must show degree conferral date in order to be evaluated for admission consideration. Electronic transcripts can be sent to electronictranscript@nova.edu or by mail at:
    Nova Southeastern University
    Enrollment Processing Services (EPS)
    Attn: H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship
    3301 College Avenue
    PO Box 299000
    Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida 33329-9905
  • Other admission documentation may be required

Foreign Educated Applicants

  • For those applicants who completed their degree outside of the United States, they must have their foreign transcript evaluated by a NACES accredited organization. A list of these organizations can be found at www.naces.org
  • The independent academic evaluation must list the degree equivalency and include a GPA (grade point average) calculation as well as a course-by-course credit evaluation.
  • The academic evaluation must be completed for all undergraduate work and be performed based on original and official documents.

English Language Proficiency Requirement

All applicants who received their bachelor's and any graduate degrees from a college or university where English is not the primary language of instruction are required to take an English language test. Test scores cannot be more than two years old.

  • Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) minimum scores required.
  • Internet based (iBT) = 79, Computerized score = 213, Paper score = 550.
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) minimum score required = 6.
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) minimum sore required = 54.
  • TALK International, School of Languages: Completion of level 9 test with a score of 85% or higher.
  • Duolingo Test of English: 105 or higher
  • Completion of ENC 1101 and ENC 1102 with a grade of 'C' or higher from a regionally accredited institution.
  • If bachelor's or master's degree coursework was fully completed in English outside the USA within the last two years, a letter from the institution on official letterhead will be required to waive the English Language requirement. The letter must state that all coursework was taught in English.
  • Completion and passing of ELS Level 112 Intensive Program English for Academic Purposes

*An interview may also be required to determine the current level of English proficiency, even if the required scores and guidelines have been fulfilled.


Last updated Apr 2020

About the School

One of the premier business schools in Florida, the H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship at NSU reaches students globally with online and on-site, internationally recognized bach ... Read More

One of the premier business schools in Florida, the H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship at NSU reaches students globally with online and on-site, internationally recognized bachelor's and master's degree programs. The H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship is a worldwide provider of academic, professional, and practical education for individuals in business, academia, government, and nonprofit organizations. With a recognized reputation for quality, the Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship's corporate relationships and modern technology provide superior real-world learning experiences for students. Read less
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