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Conquer the International Market
With your AACSB-accredited MBA from Scranton specializing in International Business, you’ll learn to apply advanced business foundations on the global stage, combining both a macro- and micro-economic perspective. You’ll study how to effectively manage global operations, cross-cultural departments, teams and offices.
Navigating global business takes expert guidance. You not only need to understand the intricacies of global finance, but also keep an outlook on international politics, cross-cultural differences and supply chain management.
Become the leader your organization needs to execute a winning global strategy.
During your time at the Kania School of Management, you’ll benefit from our focus on the Triple Bottom Line theory — an emphasis on sustainable development as it relates to social, fiscal and environmental factors.
And with tuition rates much lower than similarly top-ranked competitors, we’re proud to provide you an exceptional value for your investment.
Career Outlook: Expanding Companies Looking for Leaders
With an AACSB-accredited MBA specializing in International Business, you could fill top roles as a business or management analyst. These roles are expecting growth at nearly three times the national average, 14.3%, over the next decade. Median income for business and management analysts is currently $80,952, with the top 10% earning more than $113,898.1
This specialization could also be a great fit if you’re pursuing the executive path, by giving you the knowledge and skills to lead an organization into expanding international markets.View Career Outlook
Curriculum: True-to-Life International Business Courses
Get a practical look at international business in courses like International Management, Global Marketing, and Global Health Management.
The Kania School of Management is among a small number of institutions accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. This specialization is taken as part of the 36 total credits required for the MBA degree.Curriculum
Program Outcomes: A Global Perspective
The International Business specialization of Scranton’s MBA curriculum will prepare you to:
- Exercise a global view on financial management of multinational business, with an understanding of world financial markets, institutions, instruments, the openness of global economies and the interdependence of the world markets.
- Make decisions rooted in an appreciation for ethical, social and justice issues in the international business environment.
- Access and analyze macroeconomic data with an appreciation for issues pertaining to domestic and global macroeconomic environments.
- Understand the influences on International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), and the difference between US GAAP and IFRS.
- Navigate the unique issues faced by multinational enterprises versus domestic enterprises in the areas of external reporting, auditing and managerial accounting.
We offer eight robust specializations as well as a customizable general MBA so you can gain exactly the skills you need to succeed in the area you’re passionate about.
Develop accounting skills to solve complex business problems and maintain a financially healthy organization.
MBA: Business Analytics
Make sense of big data to help companies survive and thrive with theory and new hands-on skills in business strategy.
MBA: Enterprise Resource Planning
Learn real-world methodologies to lead in enterprise resource planning in a program that’s officially partnered with SAP.
Get the skills to conduct financial analyses, develop capital budgets and assess an organization’s overall financial health.
MBA: Healthcare Management
Supervise healthcare facilities, plan and direct operations and manage teams to ensure excellent patient care.
MBA: Human Resources Management
Acquire skills in strategic staffing, evaluating workplace operational goal setting and enterprise-level human resource management.
MBA: Operations Management
Equip yourself to lead your organization with project management, quality control and financial management skills.
To apply for Scranton’s Master of Business Administration program, you’ll need:
- Completed application
- Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
- Official transcripts from all previously attended colleges and universities
- Professional résumé
- 3 years of professional or supervisory experience
- Statement of intent
- 3 letters of reference — at least 1 from a supervisor or other professional reference
- A written response to a case study*
- No GMAT/GRE required
*May be required for some applicants. You will be informed of your individual requirement after a review of your completed application.
Find more details on the MBA Admissions Requirements page.Admissions Info
The MBA program at The University of Scranton consists of 36 credits and costs $965 per credit hour.
We strive to provide you with an affordable, high-quality education. That’s why we’re ranked a Best Value School, Regional Universities North, by U.S. News & World Report for 2020.2See Tuition
Faculty: The Kania School’s Team of Specialized Experts
As a student of the Kania School of Management, you’ll have access to industry experts, each with a focused background that aligns with our specialized curriculum.
No matter what you’re passionate about in business, you’ll connect with a network of mentors who share your enthusiasm and can teach you exactly what you need to know.Kania School Faculty
Earn a degree without interrupting your career. You’ll be part of an online learning community led by a diverse and expert faculty. Online programs reflect the same rigorous standards as our on-campus programs.Scranton Online
Financial aid options are available to help you pay for your education. A personal financial aid counselor will assist you in identifying and taking full advantage of all opportunities.Financial Aid Details
Frequently Asked Questions
If you have a question we don’t cover here, request more information or call 866-373-9547.
Yes, three years of professional or supervisory work experience is required, along with an affidavit of work experience signed by a supervisor or employer. To learn more, contact a recruitment team representative by calling toll-free at (866) 373-9547.
The University of Scranton does not require any entrance exams. Three years of management experience is required for admission.
The online Master of Business Administration program accepts up to six transfer credits with program director approval. To learn more about credit transfers, request more information or call us at 866-373-9547.
Yes, the online MBA program offers eight specialization options, including accounting, business analytics, enterprise resource planning, finance, healthcare management, human resources management, international business, and operations management. Learn more about our selection of MBA specializations here.
- Burning Glass Technologies: Labor Insight™. Retrieved November 22, 2019.
- U.S. News & World Report (2019). The University of Scranton Rankings. Retrieved November 25, 2019, from https://www.usnews.com/best-colleges/university-of-scranton-3384/overall-rankings.