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Online Master’s Degree Programs

Experience a proven academic approach of discovery-based learning, applied research and dynamic skill building, with the University of Delaware’s online programs. Our online programs are designed to help you advance your career by expanding your abilities and knowledge in the professional area of your interest.

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  • Master of Business Administration

    Offered through the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, our AACSB-accredited online MBA can be completed in as few as 16 months. The MBA curriculum emphasizes outcomes-driven learning to maximize your applied expertise and the skills for today's global business landscape.

    Choose from six degree options:

    • Business Analytics: Integrate data science, business strategy, and management science to leverage assets, optimize outcomes, and predict future results.
    • Finance: Examine financial management, analysis and reporting, with an emphasis on corporate, investment and international finance.
    • Healthcare: Explore trends in the industry including informatics, e-service and patient experience. Choose a major for deeper focus.
    • International Business: Learn about the challenges and opportunities of globalization and international financial management.
    • Strategic Leadership: Learn the skills needed to influence others, manage change, set strategic direction, build teams, support networks, and more.
    • Customized: Combine any two or three degree options, or tailor your selected electives to your personal career needs.

    Ranked #22: Online MBA 2018, U.S. News & World Report ​

    Ranked #21: Global Online MBA 2017, CEO Magazine

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  • M.S. in Cybersecurity

    Learn to protect systems from hacking and cyber attacks at a school designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security.

    National Security Agency of the United States of AmericaU S Department of Homeland Security

    UD Online’s M.S. in Cybersecurity meets the federal government’s rigorous standards for education in cyber defense. Unlike other programs that only emphasize implementing security tools and processes, UD’s program shows you how to create secure systems and software that integrate defensive tactics in all stages of the process: design, execution and evaluation. You will learn how to engineer and apply proactive solutions to defend and protect your infrastructure.

    • Focus on building security strategies into new designs from the ground up.
    • Deploy forensic tools within virtual machine environments to locate, repel and neutralize actual cyber threats.
    • Learn from top cybersecurity experts with experience in corporate and military cyber environments.
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  • Master of Public Administration

    The online MPA from the University of Delaware uses applied research and case studies to help you gain the strategic knowledge and management skills to help shape policy and implement solutions in government agencies, nonprofits and private companies.

    As communities around the nation grow and change, the need for effective leadership has never been greater. The curriculum integrates theory and practice into applicable solutions to enhance your foundational knowledge in public service management strategy and help you prepare for leadership roles. You’ll study the latest research on emerging needs in public service to develop the expertise and management competencies for accountable and effective leadership.

    A 2017 Top-30 Public Management Administration program according to U.S. News & World Report, and a Top-10 Best Online Master in Public Administration program according to TheBestSchools.org.

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  • M.Ed. in Teacher Leadership

    The online M.Ed. in Teacher Leadership prepares you to support educational innovation from the classroom as a teacher-leader. The program is designed for teachers who would like to assume additional leadership roles within their schools and districts such as department chair, curriculum coordinator, teacher mentor, instructional coach and community liaison. Upon graduation you will be able to:

    • Meet the challenges of new teaching standards, policies and technologies.
    • Promote collaboration within schools and communities.
    • Analyze data to better identify your students’ needs and intervention methods.
    • Provide culturally relevant professional development.
    • Coach and mentor your peers.

    Aligned with the National Teacher Leadership Standards, and the objectives of state teacher leader initiatives around the country, the program focuses on practical solutions for your classroom, school and district.

    “The confidence in myself and in the knowledge I have gained through these courses have allowed me to take on two new roles. The first role is the lead teacher on the special education committee. The second role I have been given by the administration is grade level facilitator.”
    – Chelsey Merkel, M.Ed. in Teacher Leadership Graduate

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  • M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering

    “Anyone designing computer systems must have a firm grasp on all aspects of cybersecurity.”
    — Bradley Cain, Senior Architect, F5 Networks

    A system’s design is only as strong as its security. UD Online’s M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering is one of the first offered online to present advanced electrical and computer engineering concepts and application through a cybersecurity lens.

    You’ll learn how information processing intersects with cybersecurity and gain the skills to deliver effective and secure design — elevating you to an elite group of engineers ahead of the curve. You will study:

    • Information processing, networks and efficient algorithm design.
    • Advanced wireless communications, Wi-Fi and 3G/4G/5G cellular.
    • Cybersecurity and cryptography strategies for electrical and computer engineers.

    Build on your engineering knowledge and be ready for the growing focus cybersecurity, one of the critical issues affecting electrical and computer engineering now and in the future.

    Ranked #10 in Top Online Colleges for Value for a Master's in Computer Engineering: SR Education Group, 2018.

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  • Master of Science in International Business

    Just 10 courses stand between you and multinational success. As your organization works toward global expansion, you’ll rapidly become the globalization expert in your area of business, whether that’s marketing, finance, HR, or new business development.

    Complementary coursework modules:

    • Module 1: Learn the specifics of international business.
      Core coursework focuses on areas such as framework and assessment of operations in other countries, the management and leadership across different cultures and economies, public policy, and evaluating international business opportunities.
    • Module 2: Focus on a particular business discipline.
      You select master’s level business coursework in your focus area such as accounting, economics, leadership, marketing, entrepreneurship, and analytics.

    A A C S B Accredited ProgramOffered through the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, our AACSB-accredited, 100% online M.S. in International Business can be completed in as few as 18 months where and when it’s most convenient to you.

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    Admissions

    Admissions

    The preferred requirements for admission include:

    • A four-year bachelor’s degree in any academic field from an accredited U.S. college or university.
    • GMAT (preferred) or GRE (accepted) exam score. Waivers available based on education and experience.
      • GMAT score requirements: 550 and above, and scores greater than 50 percent in each sub-score. 
      • GRE score requirements: 306 and above, with a Quantitative score of 155, Verbal score of 151 and Analytical Writing score of 4. 
    • Two or more years of work experience.
    • If needed, TOEFL score of 100 or higher, or IELTS score of 7.5 or higher.

    Courses

    Courses

    The online MBA requires a minimum of 44-credits. For majors or multiple concentration degree options, additional credits may be required.

    Required Courses

    • Financial Reporting and Analysis
    • Fundamentals of Analytics
    • Managing People, Teams and Organizations
    • Economic Analysis for Business Policy
    • Operations Management and Management Science
    • Ethical Issues in Domestic and Global Business Environments
    • Marketing Management
    • Financial Management
    • Corporate Strategy
    • Career Workshop: Emotional Intelligence and Critical Thinking
    • Career Workshop: Communicating, Branding and Career Networking

    Business Analytics

    • Database Design and Implementation
    • Data Mining for Business Analytics
    • Decision Analytics and Visualization

    Finance Concentration

    • Financial Modeling and Valuation
    • Corporate Financial Analysis
    • Investment Analysis and Portfolio Analysis

    Healthcare Concentration or Major

    • Population Health Informatics
    • E-Service Management in Healthcare
    • Patient Experience and Engagement
    • Leadership and Innovation in Population Health (major only)
    • Policy and Finance for Healthcare Delivery (major only)

    Strategic Leadership Concentration

    • Advanced Topics in Leadership and Teams
    • Selected Topics in Management and Leadership
    • Negotiation & Conflict Resolution
    • Leading Across Boundaries
    • Managing the Global Enterprise

    International Business Concentration

    • Financial Modeling and Valuation
    • Managing the Global Enterprise
    • Globalization and Business

    Customize Your Degree

    • Combine any two or three degree options, or tailor your selected electives to your personal career needs.

    Faculty

    Faculty

    Faculty members teaching in the online MBA are expert educators as well as experienced business professionals. Below are just a few of their accomplishments and honors.

    Burt Abrams received the 2014 Silver Medal Independent Publisher Book (IPPY) Award for Finance/Investment/Economics as well as Honorable Mention in the 2014 Eric Hoffer Book Award Grand Prize for his book The Terrible 10: A Century of Economic Folly.

    Srikanth Beldona was listed as one of 2015’s Top 25 Most Extraordinary Minds in Hospitality Marketing by Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI).

    Christine Kydd received the Delaware Professor of the Year Award in 2003, awarded by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and Council for Advancement and Support of Education.

    Ali Poorani is a board member of the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education (ICHRIE).

    John Sawyer received the Academy of Management Innovation Award in 2001.

    Daniel Sullivan serves on the editorial board of the Journal of International Business Studies.

    Sharon Watson is an editorial board member of the Journal of International Management.

    Careers

    Careers

    University of Delaware MBA graduates are set up for success — and the statistics show it:

    • 82 percent of students at the Lerner College of Business and Economics are employed by the date of graduation.
    • Average starting salaries among Lerner graduates is $85,414, with 42 percent making above $90,000.
    • Top employers include AstraZeneca, Bank of America, Capital One and JP Morgan Chase.

    The MBA remains an in-demand credential in the business world and can help you qualify for the positions that employers today are most looking to fill, including:1

    • Accounting manager
    • Marketing manager
    • Business analyst
    • Compliance officer
    • Human resources specialist
    • Financial analyst
    • Director of fundraising
    • Medical and health services manager
    • Internal auditor
    • Logistician
    • Senior accountant
    • Marketing manager

    12016 Salary Guide: Accounting and Finance, Robert Half, available at www.roberthalf.com; and “Discover 6 Hot Jobs for MBA Graduates,” March 21, 2016, available at http://www.usnews.com

    Tuition & Financial Aid

    Tuition & Financial Aid

    Tuition for this program is $812.50 per credit hour, for a total of $35,750. We recognize that this is a significant investment. Here are some things to keep in mind as you plan your budget and financing:

    • Unlike aid for undergraduate programs, federal financial aid for graduate programs is not determined based on need. Graduate students may borrow up to $20,500 per year.
    • After you graduate, leave school, or drop below half-time enrollment, you will have a six-month grace period before you are required to begin repayment, which may allow you to settle into a new career before repaying loans.
    • Other potential tuition savings opportunities include corporate partner tuition discounts, military discounts and the Dean’s Merit Scholarship.
    • For qualified candidates, GMAT and/or GRE waivers may be available.
    • Find out if your organization offers tuition reimbursement.
    • To learn about more potential funding opportunities, visit https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types and http://www.finaid.org.

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    Admissions

    Applicants to the online M.S. in Cybersecurity must meet the following requirements:

    • Hold an undergraduate baccalaureate degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or related disciplines from an accredited four-year university.
    • Have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0.
    • Complete the GRE with a minimum quantitative score of 150 and a verbal, qualitative score of 300. Waivers may available for those who qualify.
    • If needed, a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based) or 79 (Internet-based); IELTS is also accepted with a score of 6.5 and no individual sub-scores below 6.0.

    Courses

    Courses

    The 30-credit M.S. in Cybersecurity program takes you beyond IT with courses that challenge you to create software and systems that can repel cyber threats and attacks. The program consists of 10 required courses:

    • Introduction to Cybersecurity
    • Advanced Cybersecurity
    • System Hardening & Protection
    • Digital Forensics
    • Pen Testing and Reverse Engineering
    • Secure Software Design
    • Computer Networks
    • Applied Cryptography
    • Search and Data Mining
    • The Smart Grid

    Faculty

    Faculty

    Faculty members teaching in the program work and perform research in a wide range of sub-specialties, ensuring that you gain a comprehensive understanding of the field. Below are a few of our cybersecurity instructors and their areas of expertise.

    Dr. Stephan Bohacek: Networking, cloud aps performance and ad-hoc networks.

    Dr. Chase Cotton: Exfiltration, malware detection forensics, high-availability and virtualization, and orchestration.

    Dr. Hui Fang: Text information management, text mining and bioinformatics.

    Dr. Kenneth Jay Lutz: Smart grid integration of power systems, communications systems and information technologies.

    Dr. Andrew Novocin: Software engineering, symbolic computation and encryption schemes.

    Dr. Ryan Van Antwerp: Modern malware, and identification and remediation of botnet-infected Internet users.

    Dr. Haining Wang: Cyber-physical, covert channels and countermeasures.

    Careers

    Careers

    The University of Delaware actively cultivates strategic working relationships with prominent employers in government, military, finance and business through the UD Cybersecurity Initiative. These institutions drive a high demand for cybersecurity jobs — many of which are going unfilled due to a shortage of qualified individuals.

    M.S. in Cybersecurity graduates will enter a growing job market, with expected job growth estimated at 36 percent from 2014 to 2024.1 This is mainly driven by:

    • Federal initiatives to protect critical systems and infrastructure
    • The move toward electronic medical records in health care
    • The growth of cloud-based services

    As a graduate, you can help companies develop and implement robust cybersecurity strategies. Potential positions include:

    • Chief information officer
    • Chief technical officer
    • Chief information security officer
    • IT director or supervisor
    • Cybersecurity or information security manager
    • Network or data center manager

    1Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Information Security Analysts, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/information-security-analysts.htm (visited June 15, 2016).

    Tuition & Financial Aid

    Tuition & Financial Aid

    Tuition for this program is $1,199 per credit hour, for a total of $35,970. Your cybersecurity master’s is a significant investment, but one that can pay off over time. Here are some things to keep in mind as you plan your budget and financing:

    • Unlike aid for undergraduate programs, federal financial aid for graduate programs is not determined based on need. Graduate students may borrow up to $20,500 per year.
    • After you graduate, leave school, or drop below half-time enrollment, you will have a six-month grace period before you are required to begin repayment, which may allow you to settle into a new career before repaying loans.
    • Other potential tuition savings opportunities include corporate partner tuition discounts and military discounts.
    • For qualified candidates, a GRE waiver may be available.
    • Find out if your organization offers tuition reimbursement.
    • To learn about more potential funding opportunities, visit https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types and http://www.finaid.org.

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    Admissions

    Admissions

    Applicants must meet the following requirements:

    • Baccalaureate or post-baccalaureate degree
    • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0
    • GRE scores (not required if applicants have least three years of relevant professional-level work experience)
    • If needed, a minimum TOEFL score of 105

    Courses

    Courses

    Online MPA courses take an instructional approach that combines theory, research and application-based solutions to prepare you to become an effective, solutions-oriented leader in public service. The 36-credit MPA program consists of 12 required courses:

    • Contemporary Issues in a Global Society
    • Performance Management & Program Evaluation
    • Information Technology & Management in Public & Nonprofit Sectors
    • Seminar in Public Administration
    • Quantitative Analysis in Public & Nonprofit Sectors
    • Economics in Public & Nonprofit Sectors
    • Financial Management in Public & Nonprofit Sectors
    • Human Resources in Public & Nonprofit Sectors
    • Leading Organizations in Public & Nonprofit Sectors
    • Public Policy
    • Values and Ethics for Leadership and Management
    • Capstone in Public Administration

    Faculty

    Faculty

    The individuals teaching in the online MPA program are an interdisciplinary group of instructors who have been honored for their abilities and serve as experts in various capacities.

    Maria Aristigueta has served as the chair of the Section of Public Administration Research as well as for the Center for Accountability and Performance, both for the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA).

    John McNutt is the national chair of the Social Welfare Policy and Practice interest group and serves on the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations (ARNOVA) board of directors.

    Jonathan Justice was awarded the Chester A. Newland Presidential Citation of Merit from ASPA in 2014.

    Breck Robinson is the recipient of a grant from the MacArthur Foundation.

    Harvey White was honored with the 2016 National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA) Educator of the Year Award.

    Kathleen M. Murphy received the Henry R. Folsom Award for an outstanding analytical paper in 2001.

     

    Careers

    Careers

    The skills and knowledge you will gain in the online MPA have applications in a variety of public administration jobs in local, state and federal government; domestic nonprofits; and international NGOs, as well as for-profit organizations. These careers are expected to see an average annual job growth of 10 percent and a median starting salary of $78,600.1,2

    The demand for qualified public administration leaders to deal with complex issues is growing. Some of these leadership roles include:

    • Program manager
    • Community outreach manager
    • Resource developer
    • Town or city manager
    • Policy or fiscal analyst
    • Program evaluator
    • Advocate
    • Legislative assistant
    • Development director
    • Urban or regional planner

    1http://www.bls.gov/ooh/life-physical-and-social-science/urban-and-regional-planners.htm
    2http://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/management-analysts.htm#tab-1

    Tuition & Financial Aid

    Tuition & Financial Aid

    Online MPA tuition is $972 per credit hour, for a total tuition cost of $34,992. Earning this degree is a significant investment in your professional growth. Here are some things to keep in mind as you plan your budget and financing:

    • Unlike aid for undergraduate programs, federal financial aid for graduate programs is not determined based on need. Graduate students may borrow up to $20,500 per year.
    • After you graduate, leave school, or drop below half-time enrollment, you will have a six-month grace period before you are required to begin repayment, which may allow you to settle into a new career before repaying loans.
    • Other potential tuition savings opportunities include corporate partner tuition discounts and military discounts.
    • For qualified candidates, a GRE waiver may be available.
    • Find out if your organization offers tuition reimbursement.
    • To learn about more potential funding opportunities, visit https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types and http://www.finaid.org.

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    Admissions

    Online M.Ed. in Teacher Leadership applicants must meet the following requirements:

    • Have a baccalaureate or post-baccalaureate degree
    • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
    • Be currently employed as a teacher in public school, private school, preschool, higher education, and/or home schooling
    • If needed, a minimum TOEFL score of 100; minimum IELTS of 7.0

    Courses

    Courses

    The curriculum for the online M.Ed. emphasizes experiential learning and the latest research findings in the field of education to prepare you to take on a leadership role.

    The 30-credit program consists of 10 required courses:

    • The Role of Literacy Across the Content Areas
    • Data-Based Decision Making & Assessment
    • Understanding Teacher Leadership
    • Action Research
    • Foundational Skills in a Standards Based Curriculum
    • Fostering Technology-Based Collaboration
    • Teacher Leadership in Education Policy
    • Designing Professional Development
    • Coaching Teachers
    • Promoting Equitable Schools

    Faculty

    Faculty

    The M.Ed was developed by a faculty of research experts and career educators. Below are just a few of their accomplishments and honors.

    Elizabeth Farley-Ripple and a fellow researcher were awarded a $5 million grant to establish the Center for Research Use in Education (CRUE) at the University of Delaware. She was also was the 2013 recipient of the Dean’s Faculty Research Award.

    Rachel Karchmer-Klein received the 2016 Technology in Reading Research Award. The award honors reading researchers who have made a significant contribution to research on classroom literacy instruction and technology integration.

    William Lewis has served as the literacy specialist for the Historical Literacy Project, an initiative funded by the United States Department of Education, and has served as a consultant to both the Delaware and Georgia Departments of Education.

    Chrystalla Mouza is the recipient of the 2010 Distinguished Research in Teacher Education Award from the Association of Teacher Educators. In 2013 she received the University of Delaware’s Distinguished Faculty Award.

    Careers

    Careers

    Teacher leadership is a vital part of building strong, successful schools in a challenging environment. Graduates are qualified to fill important roles within schools and districts to facilitate and guide meaningful change. Potential job roles include:

    • Department chair
    • Curriculum coordinator
    • Instructional practice lead
    • Teacher mentor
    • Instructional coach
    • Digital content lead
    • Data coach
    • Instructional strategy lead
    • Community liaison
    • Instructional culture lead

    Tuition & Financial Aid

    Tuition & Financial Aid

    The M.Ed. in Teacher Leadership tuition is $650 per credit hour, for a total tuition cost of $19,500. Here are some things to keep in mind as you plan your budget and financing:

    • Unlike aid for undergraduate programs, federal financial aid for graduate programs is not determined based on need. Graduate students may borrow up to $20,500 per year.
    • After you graduate, leave school, or drop below half-time enrollment, you will have a six-month grace period before you are required to begin repayment, which may allow you to settle into a new career before repaying loans.
    • Other potential tuition savings opportunities include corporate partner tuition discounts and military discounts.
    • Find out if your organization offers tuition reimbursement.
    • To learn about more potential funding opportunities, visit https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types and http://www.finaid.org.

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    Admissions

    Admissions

    Online M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering applicants must meet the following requirements:

    • Undergraduate degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or related disciplines
    • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited four-year university
    • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0
    • GRE with a minimum quantitative score of 150 and verbal, qualitative score of 300. Waivers may be available to those who qualify.
    • If needed, a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based) or 79 (Internet-based); IELTS is also accepted with a score of 6.5 and no individual sub-scores below 6.0

    Courses

    Courses

    The 30-credit program can be completed in two years. It consists of 10 required courses:

    • Mathematical Methods for Signal Processing
    • Signals and Systems
    • Digital Signal Processing
    • Digital Communication
    • Modern Machine Learning
    • Computer Networks
    • Introduction to Cybersecurity
    • Search and Data Mining
    • Applied Cryptography
    • The Smart Grid

    Faculty

    Faculty

    Faculty members in this program have diverse research and professional backgrounds to give you a comprehensive understanding of how to secure, protect and implement the systems you create. Some of their areas of expertise include:

    Dr. Kenneth Barner: Signal and image processing, and human-computer interaction

    Dr. Stephan Bohacek: Networking, cloud aps performance and ad-hoc networks

    Dr. Chase Cotton: Exfiltration, malware detection forensics, high-availability and virtualization, and orchestration

    Dr. Hui Fang: Text information management, text mining and bioinformatics

    Dr. Michael Piovoso: Application of multivariate statistics to complex dynamic systems

    Dr. Kenneth Jay Lutz: Smart grid integration of power systems, communications systems and information technologies

    Careers

    Careers

    The University of Delaware’s College of Engineering has established research partnerships with employers in today’s fastest-growing industries, such as aerospace, government, telecommunications, finance and technology. Companies like these drive employment in the field because they know the value of advanced specialists who are problem solvers and motivated leaders.

    As a graduate of this program you’ll be well positioned to fill important roles with a wide range of employers like these. A few of the potential job opportunities open to you may include:

    • Hardware, software or electrical engineer
    • Information security analyst
    • R&D engineer
    • Network systems administrator
    • Information security analyst
    • Computer or design engineer
    • Cybersecurity specialist

    Tuition & Financial Aid

    Tuition & Financial Aid

    Tuition for this program is $1,199 per credit hour, for a total of $35,970. Most graduate students need some financial assistance for this investment. Below are some resources and ideas to help you start planning.

    • Unlike aid for undergraduate programs, federal financial aid for graduate programs is not determined based on need. Graduate students may borrow up to $20,500 per year.
    • After you graduate, leave school, or drop below half-time enrollment, you will have a six-month grace period before you are required to begin repayment, which may allow you to settle into a new career before repaying loans.
    • Other potential tuition savings opportunities include corporate partner tuition discounts, and military discounts.
    • For qualified candidates, a GRE waiver may be available.
    • Find out if your organization offers tuition reimbursement.
    • To learn about more potential funding opportunities, visit https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types and http://www.finaid.org.

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    Admissions

    Admissions

    The preferred requirements for admission include:

    • A four-year U.S. bachelor’s degree in any academic field from an accredited college or university with a GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is required. If you have a three-year non-U.S. degree, you may request a review for determination as to equivalency.
    • GRE or GMAT test scores. Waivers available based on education and experience. The following scores are competitive:
      • GRE: Verbal + Quantitative: 310 or higher
      • GMAT: 600 or higher
    • International applicants must submit one of the following:
      • Proof of having earned a degree in either the United States or a country where the primary language is English; or
      • TOEFL score of 100 or higher; or IELTS score of 7.5 or higher
         

    Courses

    Courses

    The online MSIB requires a minimum of 30 credits over 10 courses. You’ll complete six core courses that focus on international business, and select an additional four that speak directly to your career goals.

    Required Courses

    • Globalization and Business
    • Ethical Issues in Domestic and Global Business Environments
    • Managing the Global Enterprise
    • Future of Globalization and You
    • Leading Across Boundaries
    • International Marketing Management

    Interdisciplinary and/or Business Electives

    • Financial Reporting and Analysis
    • Financial Management
    • Fundamentals of Analytics
    • Economic Analysis for Business Policy
    • Managing People, Teams and Organizations
    • Marketing Management
    • Operations Management and Management Science
    • Corporate Strategy
    • Advanced Topics in Leadership and Teams
    • Financial Modeling and Valuation
    • Corporate Financial Management
    • Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management
    • Population Health Informatics
    • E-Service Management in Healthcare
    • Patient Experience and Engagement
    • Leadership and Innovation in Population Health
    • Policy and Finance for Healthcare Delivery

    Faculty

    Faculty

    Faculty members teaching in the online MSIB are expert educators as well as experienced business professionals. Below are just a few of their accomplishments and honors.

    Daniel Sullivan serves on the editorial board of the Journal of International Business Studies.

    Kurt Norder investigates firm-government bargaining relations, cross-border social capital, and knowledge sharing.

    Gary Weaver is an associate editor for Business Ethics Quarterly. His research interests primarily concern ethics and corruption in organizations.

    Amanda Bullough publishes in journals such as Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice and Leadership Quarterly, and has presented at numerous international business conferences.

    Katalin Takacs Haynes’ research has been published in Strategic Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Management, and Journal of Management Studies.

    Sharon Watson is an editorial board member of the Journal of International Management.

    Careers

    Careers

    The MS in International Business is unique in that you gain advanced knowledge and skillsets for your current profession while you focus on mastering nuances critical to success in a global marketplace. As such, the degree prepares you for limitless career opportunities. Here are just a few examples of what you can do:

    1. Launch a Global Technology Startup
    Investors are hungry for solid investments, and strong ideas with quality business plans can earn millions of dollars in funding. For instance, UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s Optum unit just revealed in late November 2017 that it will invest $250 million to digital health startups, and internet startups hold several spots on 2017’s Top Start Up Lists.1-3

    2. Manage Operations Within an Existing Company
    Whether your current position is in marketing, finance, accounting, or operations, the degree prepares you for senior level management positions that oversee global business. Salaries for top executives have a median income of $103,950 a year, and an 8% growth rate.4

    3. Advance in a Public Policy, Government Agency or Transnational Institution
    International organizations such as the IMF and World Bank  work to secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, and promote sustainable economic growth throughout the world. These organizations, and those like them, need business professionals in every field who understand the international markets’ challenges.

    4. Advance to a Consulting Firm or Third-Party Support Agency
    Professionals who work at venture capitalist organizations can advance to international business opportunities. With your MSIB degree, you’ll be prepared to seek higher-level positions in global compliance firms, consulting with companies on how to best leverage their business internationally while meeting international regulations.

    Sources

    1 http://www.businessinsider.com/top-hot-startups-to-launch-in-2017-7/#virta-health-wants-to-reverse-type-2-diabetes-8
    2 https://www.forbes.com/sites/susanadams/2017/09/26/the-next-billion-dollar-startups-2017/#351170de4447
    3 https://www.bizjournals.com/twincities/news/2017/11/28/optums-new-vc-arm-has-250m-to-spend-on-digital.html
    4 https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/top-executives.htm

    Tuition & Financial Aid

    Tuition & Financial Aid

    The tuition for this program is $812.50 per credit hour for a total tuition of $24,375. Your Master of Science in International Business is a serious investment that will pay off over time with increased opportunities for advancement, higher salary, and the variety of companies looking to hire you.

    Here are some things to keep in mind as you plan your budget and financing:

    • Unlike aid for undergraduate programs, federal financial aid for graduate programs is not determined based on need. Graduate students may borrow up to $20,500 per year.
    • After you graduate, leave school, or drop below half-time enrollment, you will have a six-month grace period before you are required to begin repayment, which may allow you to settle into a new career before repaying loans.
    • Other potential tuition savings opportunities include corporate partner tuition discounts, military discounts and the Dean’s Merit Scholarship.
    • For qualified candidates, GMAT and/or GRE waivers may be available.
    • Find out if your organization offers tuition reimbursement.
    • To learn about more potential funding opportunities, visit https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types and http://www.finaid.org.

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