Avila University Master of Business Administration with a concentration in International Business Online

Gain the real-world exposure and knowledge integral to becoming an effective manager and reliable leader in the global economy.

Apply by: 12/21/22
Start class: 1/3/23 Apply Now

Program Overview

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A snapshot of the Avila international business MBA online program

Boost your career potential across geographical and multicultural boundaries with the Avila Master of Business Administration with a concentration in International Business degree. Online coursework prepares you for an exciting and rewarding leadership role with a multinational corporation. You will study foundational business principles such as ethical responsibilities, microeconomic theory, and diversification strategies and focus on international trade, exchange rate determination, and marketing strategies for unique global environments.

This affordable, IACBE-accredited international business MBA online program gives you the expertise that high-touch talent development teams seek, making you a competitive hire for any organization. Benefit from one-on-one attention and personalized support throughout the program.

Career opportunities:

  • Global Project Manager
  • Business Development Manager
  • International Sales Manager
  • International Trade Compliance Manager
  • International Logistics Coordinator
  • Global Project Manager
  • Business Development Manager
  • International Sales Manager
  • International Trade Compliance Manager
  • International Logistics Coordinator

$18,000* Total Tuition
As few as 12 months Duration
30* Credit Hours
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Tuition

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The value you’ll find in the Avila online international business MBA

The MBA in International Business online program tuition is the same affordable, pay-by-the-course rate for all U.S. residents. Fees are included in the total tuition. Financial aid may be available.

Tuition breakdown:

$18,000* Total Tuition
$600 Per Credit Hour

Calendar

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Milestones to guide your student journey

Ideal for working professionals, the MBA in International Business online program features 8-week courses and multiple start dates each year so you can begin at the time that works best for you. View the full calendar for all upcoming starts and corresponding deadlines.

TermStart DateApp DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineClass End DateTerm Length
Spring 1 20231/3/2312/21/2212/21/2212/31/221/2/232/25/238 weeks
Spring 2 20232/27/232/17/232/22/232/24/232/26/234/22/238 weeks
Summer 1 20234/24/234/14/234/19/234/21/234/23/236/17/238 weeks
Summer 2 20236/20/236/10/236/15/236/17/236/19/238/12/238 weeks

Now enrolling:

12/21/22 Apply Date
1/3/23 Class Starts

Ready to take the next steps toward earning your next degree?

Admissions

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Requirements for the MBA in International Business online program

We’ve simplified the admission process to help you get started quickly and easily. You can find all requirements for admission to the Avila online MBA in International Business below.

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2.75 GPA
  • No GMAT or GRE required

In order to be eligible to receive an MBA degree from Avila University, you must have the following:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • GPA requirements for unconditional admission: 2.75 cumulative grade point average at the completion of the undergraduate degree
  • GPA requirements for conditional admission: 2.5 cumulative grade point average at the completion of the undergraduate degree
  • Official transcripts from all institutions previously attended

Submit all official transcripts to:
Email: [email protected]
Mail: MBA Admissions
Avila University
11901 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO 64145

Courses

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A look at the online international business MBA curriculum

In order to earn the MBA in International Business online, you will complete 10 courses for a total of 30 credit hours. There are no leveling courses or prerequisites required. Students who have not taken a statistics course in previous coursework will be required to take EC604 Statistical Analysis, increasing the total program credit hours to 33.

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An introduction to accounting concepts and procedures for organizational decision-making.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course has three purposes: 1) understanding and managing individual and group behavior in organizations; 2) stress-management and well-being; and 3) recognition and management of ethical responsibilities of business.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course integrates learning from the earlier functional course areas as well as MG 698 through a series of simulation-based exercises. Students will sharpen their decision-making by analyzing, formulating and testing their strategies in a competitive environment. Prerequisite MG 698
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The study of microeconomic analysis and models relevant to a broad cross section of decisions within the business firm. This course is designed to enhance the knowledge of Microeconomic Theory to make sound management decisions using both traditional and behavioral economic concepts.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Introduction for managers and entrepreneurs to the fundamentals of the economy, the financial markets, and financial management including security valuation, capital budgeting process, capital structure, and working capital management.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course aims to provide a framework to gain a competitive advantage in a global environment. Topics covered include industry analysis, resource-based view of the firm, business strategy, innovation, diversification, and multinational strategies.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Introduction for managers and entrepreneurs to the fundamentals of marketing including product, pricing, promotion, distribution/logistics, segmentation and marketing research with special emphasis on global marketing and ethics.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Introduction to the special managerial considerations associated with marketing in international environments including legal/ethical, cultural, geographical and technological opportunities and challenges.

Students will be exposed to the international marketing management process. This will involve:

  • The ability to understand the cultural environments of global markets.
  • The ability to assess global market opportunities.
  • The ability to understand the current international market in order to develop future global marketing strategies.
  • Duration: 8 weeks
    Credit Hours: 3
    An introduction to the theory, structure, and policies of international trade and international financial institutions.

    Course objectives:

  • Learn basic international economic concepts
  • Study international trade using quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Investigate trade theories and policies
  • Review foreign exchange, balance-of-payments and the current account
  • Analyze international aggregate supply and demand
  • Duration: 8 weeks
    Credit Hours: 3
    An introduction of major issues in global financial management and investments. Topics covered include exchange rate determination, spot and forward markets for foreign exchange, financial and risk management of multinational corporations.

    Course objectives:

  • Understand critical international finance and business concepts
  • Understand and reflect on the diversity of international financial market environment across different countries including the bond markets, the equity market, and the money market
  • Reflect and analyze the opportunities and challenges provided by international financial markets to MNCs
  • Develop an understanding of the foreign exchange market, different theories about exchange rate determination, and different exchange rate regimes
  • Consider and evaluate the impacts of specific local or firm actions on global community
  • Examine and evaluate the development of global organizations and institutional over time and its effects upon the financial system, the economy and the society
  • Build strong analytical skills and data processing abilities to analyze real exchange rate data and understand exchange rate movement and behavior
  • Be able to carry out exchange rate forecasting using different techniques
  • Build strong analytical skills to solve real business problems faced by multinational corporations
  • Apply critical thinking to make informed decisions in the international context
  • Identify potential risk factors and learn to measure risk exposure and perform risk management in a global business setting using various approaches
  • Demonstrate professional communication skills in the business setting via written, oral and technological means
  • Promote business ethics
  • For students without any previous stats course, EC604 Statistical Analysis will be required.  Any previous stats course taken will be reviewed to determine if EC604 is required.

    Duration: 8 weeks
    Credit Hours: 3
    An introduction to basic statistical techniques which involve methods of collecting and analyzing data with an emphasis on inferential statistical techniques used for hypothesis testing and decision making.
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    The School of Business at Avila University has received specialized accreditation for its MBAs in Accounting, Finance, Healthcare Administration, International Business, Management, and Marketing through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE).

    *Students who have not taken a statistics course in previous coursework will be required to take EC604 Statistical Analysis, increasing the total program credit hours to 33 and total tuition to $19,800.

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