International Business

Master of Business Administration

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It’s a globalized world and a globalized marketplace, from ecommerce and trade to sales, marketing, development, and more. Success in the modern business world demands a diverse, international perspective when it comes to vision, goals, regulation, and growth. With the Master of Business Administration in International Business from Salem University, you can access an innovative, comprehensive degree program that prepares you to pursue upper-level roles in multinational corporations, nongovernmental organizations, and government agencies. In just 12 months, you can hone your leadership skills and proficiencies in critical thinking, effective decision making, and creative problem solving, all vital components to become an in-demand professional.

In our International Business MBA program, your courses will cover topics like:

  • Creating cohesive corporate cultures through the use of effective training, management, and deployment of technological resources
  • Guiding business activities with knowledge of national and international regulations
  • Adapting marketing strategies and messaging for international audiences
  • Understanding how to align large or geographically disparate teams with business goals worldwide

The 36-credit-hour MBA in International Business at Salem University prepares you for manage, monitor, and lead teams within a number of different organizations, with coursework in behavior, leadership, and ethics, all taught with a strong emphasis on global perspective. If you are interested in taking a frontline role in the international business world, this is the MBA that’s right for you.



Salem has a long history and tradition in higher education, having been founded over 130 years ago with the goal of providing affordable, accessible degree programs to students. From our beginnings at our Salem, West Virginia campus, today we offer dozens of undergraduate and graduate degrees, many of them — including the International Business MBA program — available fully online. We recognize how valuable our students’ time is and how many responsibilities they have to balance, which is why we’ve designed our online degree programs to be as convenient and flexible as possible, with a unique one-course-a-month schedule and continuous enrollment. All of this makes it easier than ever for our students to pursue their higher education without disrupting their current jobs and busy schedules.



In our International Business MBA program, you’ll start off with foundational coursework that includes:

  • ACC515 Accounting for Managers
  • BUS500 Applied Business Statistics
  • BUS698 Directed Readings and Research
  • BUS699 Enterprise Strategic Planning and Change Management
  • ECO570 Managerial Economics
  • FIN560 Financial Management
  • MKT530 Marketing Management
  • BUS554 Business Law
  • BUS600 Organizational Behavior, Leadership, and Ethics

The classes for our specialization in International Business include:

  • BUS640 International Law and Public Policy
  • BUS650 Global Business Operations
  • FIN520 International Finance



With master’s in international business, you can pursue career opportunities like:

  • Global Business Systems Manager
  • Import/Export Manager
  • Project Team Leader
  • General Manager
  • Line/Staff Manager

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Admission to Salem is open to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, or ability/disability. Anyone wishing to attend Salem can obtain the necessary application from the Office of Admissions or online here. The completed application should be submitted to the Office of Admissions at the earliest possible date. The University admits students on a rolling, monthly start basis. Acceptance is within the discretion of Salem University; some programs have additional admissions requirements.

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