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.

Graduate Programs

The International Business School 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.

Dual Degrees

Students who enroll in a dual degree when admitted to the business school or add the second degree within the first year of their first program are able to complete both degrees with less credits than are required to earn each degree independently.

MSF/MBA

79 credits over four semesters, including up to two summer terms.

MSBA/MBA

77 credits over four semesters, including up to two summer terms.

MSBA/MA

77 credits over four semesters, including up to two summer terms.

Part-Time Graduate Programs

All master's degree programs may be pursued on a part-time basis. Part-time students typically complete two classes per semester. The part-time status is optimal for students who have flexible schedules as courses are held throughout the day. Most programs can be completed in 2-3 years.

Undergraduate Programs

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

BA/MA

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

BA/MSBA

For undergraduates at Brandeis University. 5 Years.

BA/MBA

For undergraduates at Brandeis University. 5 1/2 Years.

Economics Program

Major and minor for undergraduates at Brandeis University.

Business Program

Major and minor for undergraduates at Brandeis University.

Concentrations in High-Growth Sectors

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The International Business School 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.