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International Business, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #392 (QS) , CO,
The MSc in International Business's curriculum from University of Colorado Denver prepares current and future practitioners to work in and contribute to a dynamic global economy. 


The program features specializations in digital globalization, global supply chain, and global cross-cultural studies. Graduates pursue diverse careers in multinational companies, born-global entrepreneurial ventures, international and government organizations, social enterprises, and educational institutions.

Our Master of Science in International Business program from University of Colorado Denver addresses important and timely topics needed to succeed in a rapidly changing global economy. Compared to a traditional MBA program, our MS International Business program offers breadth and depth of knowledge of international business. Our student population is made up of driven professionals with a mix of travel experience, international project work, and language fluency. No matter what course you’re taking, you’ll interact with people who will challenge your perspective. 

Program highlights include:

  • Project-based work in every class, developing international projects for businesses
  • Three specializations in digital globalization, global supply chain, and global cross-cultural studies
  • Travel study options that highlight different areas of business and countries
  • Unique networking opportunities with alumni and leaders in international business through guest speakers in classes, panel events, and executive lectures hosted by our Institute of International Business
  • Diverse faculty and student body from various national backgrounds
  • Downtown Denver location which serves as a hub for global business and digital entrepreneurship

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International business consulting
  • New global business opportunities
  • International entrepreneurship
  • International business negotiations
  • Marketing challenge at the global frontier

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

  • You need the following GMAT score:

    Average score: 580

    The average GMAT score from last intake (fall 2016) was 580.

    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

    • $50 domestic, $75 international application fee
    •  Online application
    •  GMAT/GRE score
    •  Official transcripts from each college or university attended
    •  Four essays
    •  Resume
    •  English language proficiency—international applicants only

                    Tuition Fee

                    • International

                      1378 USD/credit
                      Tuition Fee
                      Based on the original amount of 1378 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
                    • National

                      1378 USD/credit
                      Tuition Fee
                      Based on the original amount of 1378 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
                    • In-State

                      626 USD/credit
                      Tuition Fee
                      Based on the original amount of 626 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
                    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                    Living costs for Denver

                    • 1310 - 2220 USD/month
                      Living Costs

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


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