International Master of Business Administration

University of Memphis

17 months
25557 USD/year
12748 USD/year
Tuition fee
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An MBA with an international focus the Fogelman College of Business will get you noticed by all the top global corporations. And after they take notice, you'll be doing what you love in a challenging international business environment. This International Master of Business Administration program is offered at the University of Memphis.

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What should you expect from the International Master of Business Administration program?

  • Business Competency
  • Cultural IQ
  • Global Mind set

You will gain these competencies through in class instruction, study abroad/internship abroad experience and the diverse cohort of students you will attend the program with. Such experiences are unique to a limited number of graduate programs across the nation.This program is tailored to assist students in meeting their goal of acquiring knowledge of international business, even if they do not have a traditional business background or a second language. The Program is open to graduates of business, foreign language, liberal arts, and other four-year bachelor’s degree programs.

The University of Memphis' International Master of Business Administration program has partnerships with the following institutions. US students spend a semester at the following sites, or may do an internship at any location approved by the International Master of Business Administration Program.

  • JAPAN: Osaka University of Economics (Japanese Business Track)
  • FRANCE: Ecole de Management - Strasbourg - Robert Schuman University (French Business Track)
  • GERMANY: Catholic University of Eichstaett (German Business Track)
  • PERU: ESAN Graduate School of Business (Spanish Language Track)
  • INDIA: Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore –or– Alliance School of Business - Bangalore (World Region Language Track)
  • CHINA: Nanjing University (Chinese Business Track)

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Corporate Governance and Business Ethics
  • Financial and Managerial Accounting for Managers
  • Economics for Global Executives
  • Global Financial Management
  • Quantitative Tools for Managers
  • Global Operations Management
  • Leadership and Team Building
  • Global Strategic Management
  • Information Systems for the Global Enterprise
  • Global Strategic Marketing
  • Creativity and Innovation


  • International students usually follow the US Business Track. They generally take classes at the University of Memphis and intern at a company based in Memphis, where they have first-hand experience in US business practices.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 17 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


36 credit hours alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Each applicant must complete and submit an Application for Graduate Admission electronically.
  • Resume: A current one-page resume should be included with your application materials.
  • Personal Statement
  • Official Transcripts: Applicants must obtain an official transcript from all colleges and universities previously attended.
  • Letters of Recommendation/Reference
  • Test Scores: All applicants are required to take either the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25557 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36207 USD for the full programme and a duration of 17 months.
  • National

    12748 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18060 USD for the full programme and a duration of 17 months.


The Fogelman College of Business & Economics offers scholarship opportunities for incoming International MBA students. The deadline to apply for most FCBE scholarships is March 1. Scholarship awardees will be notified by mail on or before August 1.

Scholarships for International MBA students are highly competitive and limited in number. The following scholarships are offered to International MBA students.

    Neil W. Baugh International Scholarship
  • Full-time graduate student in the International MBA Program
  • Minimum 2.75 GPA
  • Must be a United States citizen
  • Preference given to students with financial need.
Suntrust Graduate Business Scholarships

Master’s candidates enrolled in FCBE, having graduated in high standing with an undergraduate degree

  • Full-time students
  • Must maintain at least 12 graduate credit hours
  • Must maintain a 3.5 GPA

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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International Master of Business Administration
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