Brandeis International Business School

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Academic Programs

Business. Economics. Finance.
The global economy and cutting-edge analytical skills are at the heart of the educational experience at Brandeis International Business School (IBS).

Graduate Programs

Brandeis IBS offers five traditional graduate programs and two accelerated graduate programs. These programs have been ranked among the best in the world by The Princeton Review, CNN Expansión, the Financial Times, TFE Times and eFinancialCareers. Most program offerings include a STEM designation which enables international students to continue practical training in the U.S. after graduation.

Full-Length Graduate Programs

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Flexible, innovative and wide-ranging. Accelerate or transform your career. 2 years.

Master of Arts in International Economics and Finance (MA)

Analytical skills and experience in business, economics and finance. 2 years.

Master of Science in Finance (MSF)

Financial theory, analysis and strategy. 16 months.

Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA)

Intersection of business and big data. 12 or 16 months.

PhD in International Economics and Finance

Research, teaching, high-level policymaking and consulting.

Special Student

Take up to eight credits as a Special Student.

Accelerated Graduate Programs

Accelerated MBA

For students with relevant coursework to transfer into the MBA program. 1 year.

Accelerated MA

For undergraduate students who studied economics or business in a U.S. institution. 1 year.

Undergraduate Programs

Brandeis IBS also offers opportunities for undergraduates at Brandeis University and Wellesley College to enhance liberal arts experience with substantial, skills-driven business courses.


For undergraduates at Brandeis University and Wellesley College. 5 Years.

Business Major

For undergraduates at Brandeis University.

Business Minor

For undergraduates at Brandeis University.

Concentrations in High-Growth Sectors

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Brandeis IBS offers more than 30 core courses and 65 electives each year. Students can pursue concentrations within areas of business, economics and finance that align with their educational and career aspirations.

A powerful blend of academic rigor and practitioner expertise gives students skills in global fluency that enable them to thrive across borders and cultures.