An MBA with an emphasis in International Business will provide you with management skills and leadership strengths that will enable you to excel in your area of calling, enable and empower your colleagues and be "light and salt" in the world. Not only will you strengthen your management skills in accounting, marketing, economics and finance, you will also develop leadership skills in international operations as well as learn how to apply business management in a global environment.
As part of your educational experience, you will spend time applying what you learn in an international setting through a required one-two week international trip.
Course requirements for the Master of Business Administration degree with an emphasis in International Business are as follows: (Click on the following links for course descriptions: Business Administration Course Descriptions and Leadership Course Descriptions)
Links to sample syllabi are included for some of the courses.
Business Administration Core (24 hours)
- Christian Foundations for Organizational Leaders
- Designing and Executing Strategies
- Managerial Accounting
- Managerial Economics
- Managerial Finance
- Marketing Strategies
- Applied Research Methods
- Executive Leadership Seminar
- Foundations of Leadership
Effective Fall 2010, some of the above courses have prerequisites. For a complete list of graduate business courses for which there are prerequisites, click here: Graduate Business Prerequisites
International Business Emphasis (12 hours)
- International Business Practicum (required)
- Cross-Cultural Business Management
- Global Leadership and Ethics
- Global Operations and Supply Chain Management
- Survey of Global Business Practice
Minimum semester hours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 hours
Classes are offered at the JBU Rogers and Fort Smith Centers and online. Beginning Fall 2013, classes will also be offered at JBU's new Little Rock Center.
Classes meet in the evening from 6:00 - 10:00 one night per week for eight weeks.