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International Business, M.I.B.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #561 (QS) , SC,
The International Business programme delivered by University of South Carolina is an interdisciplinary program that combines the development of international business expertise with an advanced understanding of international studies. 


The International Business programme delivered by University of South Carolina is unique in its focus on political, economic, and socio-cultural dimensions of global business. The curriculum is designed to provide a broadened and integrative understanding of business and government interactions globally.

Learning outcomes
  • Students will have knowledge of diverse institutional arrangements around the globe.
  • Students will have understanding the impact of government policies on business. 
  • Students will have knowledge of tools and concepts associated with complex negotiation skills. 
  • Students will have knowledge of governance-related issues. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • International Business Negotiations
  • Comparative Corporate Governance
  • Global Business Management
  • Nations States, Regional Networks and Global Markets

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Applications are accepted throughout the year
    • Applicants are strongly encouraged to complete their application by January 1 for Fall and October 1 for Spring.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    30 Hours alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test 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.

General Requirements

The admission criteria for the MIB program includes:
  • Undergraduate degree in business (preferred with international business major or emphasis). Exceptions to this rule are made for students who apply to our double-degree program with Koc University and Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
  • Proficiency/knowledge of a foreign language.
  • Competitive GMAT or GRE score.
  • International experience/exposure.
  • Demonstrated leadership.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36720 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    18360 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18360 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Columbia

  • 999 - 1510 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Financial assistance for full-time master’s degree business students, including international students, is available from the Moore School in the form of scholarships, fee reductions and work grants. These are awarded on the basis of merit. Exceptional applicants may receive a combination of awards.

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