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Business Administration with a focus track in International Business, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months


The international business focus provides the background, knowledge and skills important in doing business across national boundaries. The rapid integration of world economies and the globalization of businesses represent major challenges to the leaders in tomorrow’s business world. MBA graduates who understand the issues, problems and opportunities inherent in an international environment will have a major advantage in their ability to function and succeed in the global business arena. The track also provides an understanding of the cultural and business issues associated with that environment. Courses listed below are currently offered in the MBA and may be used as credit toward the International Business Focus Track. Other courses not listed may also be used to satisfy the International Business Focus Track with the approval of the MBA Academic Director or his/her delegate.

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Managerial Analysis 
  • Regulatory and Reporting Environments 
  • Global Business Environment 
  • Organizational Strategies for the 21st Century 
  • Financial Statement Analysis 
  • Organizational Behavior

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

(200 X GPA in the last 60 semester hours of degree seeking coursework) + GMAT score/equivalent GRE score. Eg: GPA=2.8, GMAT=570 (200 X 2.8) + 570 = 1130

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • You need the following GMAT score:

    Required score: 500

    The GMAT - or Graduate Management Admission Test - is a frequent requirement for admission at management and business schools across the world. The GMAT score ranges between 200 and 800 and measures the verbal and quantitative reasoning of test-takers.

General Requirements

  • A completed USF St. Petersburg online graduate program application
  • $30 application fee due at the time the online application is completed
  • a current resume
  • a statement of purpose
  • three letters of recommendation, including at least one professional reference
  • one official transcript from each institution of higher learning attended

Tuition Fee

  • International

    871 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 871 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    871 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 871 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    425 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 425 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Saint Petersburg

  • 1132 - 1750 USD/month
    Living Costs

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