Online MBA with Specialization in International Business

Advance your career with an MBA degree in International Business. Specialize in hot topics like international business, cultural awareness, and global markets.

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More about Nexford’s online MBA Specialization in International Business

Submit your details to learn more about our 100% online, next-generation MBA degree program with a specialization in International Business. You’ll receive our MBA brochure, as well as personalized information to help you choose the right program for your goals.

MBA Degree Overview

Duration

Our standard MBA completion time is 18 months, but you can learn as quickly or slowly as you want while meeting assignment deadlines. The faster you finish, the more money you’ll save.

Effort

15-20 hours per week which fits into your work schedule so you can earn while you learn. 

Format

Learner-centric, mission driven, 100% online, offering a next-generation learning experience. Regardless of physical location.

Cost

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MBA Degree in International Business: Courses

When you take a Nexford MBA with a Specialization in International Business, you’ll need to complete three specialized courses in addition to 10 core MBA courses. You’ll learn skills based on the latest employer needs and market trends – this is what we call our Workplace Alignment Model – our curriculum is designed to equip you with the skills you need and employers are looking for.

  • Doing Business in India

    Doing Business in India provides learners with an overview of the current and emerging business landscape within the region, including the largest and fastest growing industries, workforce, regulation, and public and private investment.

    You’ll develop skills for analyzing business opportunities within India and design strategies for starting, sustaining, or growing a business within the region. You’ll also become fluent in concepts of business, modern history, and culture within the region in order to navigate complex interactions for a variety of business opportunities.

  • Doing Business in China

    Doing Business in China provides learners with an overview of the current and emerging business landscape within the region, including the largest and fastest growing industries, workforces, regulations, and public and private investments.

    You’ll develop skills for analyzing business opportunities within China and design strategies for starting, sustaining, or growing a business within the region. You'll also become fluent in concepts of business, modern history, and culture within the region in order to navigate complex interactions for a variety of business opportunities.

  • Doing Business in Sub Saharan Africa

    Doing Business in Sub Saharan Africa provides learners with an overview of the current and emerging business landscape within the region, including the largest and fastest growing industries, workforce, regulation, and public and private investment.

    You’ll develop skills for analyzing business opportunities within Sub Saharan Africa and design strategies for starting, sustaining, or growing a business within Sub Saharan Africa. You’ll also become fluent in concepts of business, modern history, and culture within the region in order to navigate complex interactions for a variety of business opportunities.

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Why choose an Online MBA in International Business

  • Apply international and cultural awareness in a business context and show that you’re more than a generalist
  • Master MBA-focused soft skills of the future like critical and creative thinking
  • Gain a competitive edge in a fast-changing world with hard skills like digital fluency and business analysis
  • Make informed business decisions, and lead with confidence: 94% of Nexford learners increased in confidence at work
  • Build a network of global professionals from 110+ countries working at firms like Google, Deloitte, and EY
  • Earn an online master of business administration degree as well as digital badges as you go – including credentials from LinkedIn Learning

Our MBA program provides job-ready skills

95% of our learners gained valuable skills at work

A Nexford MBA program is designed for experienced professionals like you. Whether you’re pivoting roles, accelerating in the career you already have, or launching a startup, you’ll learn how to succeed in modern, global business. To build our programs, we analyzed 30 million jobs and surveyed industry leaders – including those from Microsoft, Citibank, and Unilever.

Here are some examples of the work you'll be doing within this International Business MBA specialization:

  • Analyze the business environment within multiple countries including their traditions, systems, and society

  • Formulate sustainable practices for the global environment that are informed by current issues in diversity and cultural awareness

  • Evaluate current conditions and complexities in multiple countries to navigate complex business challenges and opportunities across borders

  • Create a business case for international business or a venture through partnerships originating in the local country

Master of Business Administration (MBA) In International Business: FAQs

We’re no ordinary university! We make things simple so you can focus on what’s important: your goals! At Nexford, you can start learning straight away and send us your documents later (in exceptional circumstances). If you’re unable to immediately provide us with your transcript or diploma, you can just upload your government-issued ID and pay your application fee.

What happens next? After your first course starts, you’ll have 60 days from enrollment start date to send us your missing information, such as a diploma or grade transcript. 

  • We need proof that you completed a bachelor’s degree at an accredited institution in a business-related field with a valid copy of your official diploma and transcript.
  • To be considered for admission as English Language Proficient to Nexford University graduate programs, you’ll need to provide one of these:
    1. An official transcript from a college or university
    2. A minimum passing score on an approved English qualification exam within the past two years

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International Business MBA: Career Options

Every day across the globe, Nexford learners proudly share their digital badges, certificates, and alumni status on LinkedIn, applying what they’ve learned. Here are some potential career routes if you take this specialization.