MS IN International Business

Full Time or Part Time

Around the World in 30 Credit Hours

  • While many universities offer an MBA, the Bryan School’s innovative MS in International Business is the only program in North Carolina and throughout this region solely focused on international business education.
  • Students will be immersed in an interactive dialogue with a diverse group of students and faculty in a global online classroom. Working in multicultural teams, you will learn all facets of international business and solve real-world business challenges.
  • This 30-credit-hour online program provides you the flexibility to stay in your current location and job while gaining a truly internationally-focused education. Attend full-time and complete the degree in just one year or study part-time and finish your degree in two years.
  • The program has been designed from the ground up and tailored to individuals specifically seeking careers and advancement in today’s complex global environment, where effective business leaders need to be problem solvers and prepared to engage across borders and time zones.
  • We live what we teach, knowing that excellence and diversity are critical in today’s world. Our professors are leading experts in their discipline and most have experience working or living internationally — providing you with diverse cultural backgrounds, experience, and teaching styles.
  • Students engage in experiential international learning opportunities such as X-Culture.

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your global HR career in one year

  • Students may also pursue the program’s new Human Resources concentration, designed for those interested in global human resource management and taking the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) certification examinations.
  • With 75% of companies looking globally for employees, we believe the future of work is global. This Human Resources concentration will cover important courses in human resource management that will allow students to prepare for their SHRM certification.
  • Full-time students can complete the 30-credit-hour online MS in International Business program in as little as one year.


Credit Hours
Core Courses21 hours
Electives9 hours
Total30 hours

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Our Mission

The mission of the MS in International Business program is to produce world-class leaders and managers who can ensure effective organizational performance in an interconnected world. With this mission in mind, our program’s learning objectives include:

  1. Develop an appreciation and understanding of the global environment such as different cultural, economic, political, and institutional settings
  2. Develop an understanding of the relationship between businesses and the global environment
  3. Develop principled leaders with a global mindset
  4. Develop the ability to create new, or transform established, businesses in innovative ways to thrive in the complex dynamic global environment

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Graduate Student Ambassadors participate weekly in Bryan School graduate connection events and serve to represent the School’s six master’s programs.

Military-Affiliated Students

UNCG has been named both Best for Vets and a Military Friendly School. We’re a Yellow Ribbon Program participant, and are proud to offer a variety of benefits for veterans, active-duty military, and military-affiliated students, such as:

  • Online application fee waiver for active-duty service members
  • In-state tuition for out-of-state students (in accordance with the Veterans Choice Act)
  • Credit for relevant military service/training
  • Tutoring assistance

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Program Costs

The UNCG MS in International Business offers an exceptional return on your investment. Use the button below to learn more about our estimated program costs, which include tuition and fees and do not include the cost of textbooks or student health insurance. Tuition and fees vary depending on the program track pursued and the number of credit hours taken each semester. To learn more about finance and funding options available for Bryan School graduate programs, you may attend one of our helpful webinars that cover options for both domestic and international students.


The UNCG MS in International Business program welcomes a variety of applicants, whether they come to us with years of professional experience or have just recently earned an undergraduate degree — business or otherwise.

Fall Semester:March 1 (Priority Deadline), June 15 (Final Deadline)
Spring Semester:November 15
Summer Semester:March 1 (Priority Deadline), April 1 (Final Deadline)


If you still have questions regarding our MS in International Business program please reach out to our graduate recruitment team by phone or email. You may also schedule a time to meet with one of our recruiters or attend one of our upcoming information sessions.

Jennifer Chapman

Jennifer Kiger Chapman

Assistant Director of Graduate Recruitment
Phone: 336-334-4657
Bryan 301K

Savannah Martin

Graduate Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 336-334-4657
Bryan 301F

Dr. Vladislav Maksimov

Associate Professor and Director of MS in International Business
Phone: 336-334-3424
Bryan 351

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