Master of Business Administration – International Business Emphasis

Think Globally by Earning an MBA with an Emphasis in International Business

Today, many businesses thrive by crossing borders. Even small companies are able to compete with companies around the world due to the internet.

Our Master of Business Administration with a concentration in International Business addresses today’s fast-paced, highly competitive business climate by preparing businesspeople to effectively conduct business internationally or with partners who operate outside of the country. The program emphasizes the practical application of business knowledge so that students complete the degree prepared to tackle business anywhere in the world.

In addition to imparting general principles of business, the degree program instills in students a deep understanding of global marketing, multicultural communications, international business law and international economics. Students stay up-to-date with current business trends around the world with courses that feature live content from entities such as Fortune and CBNC.

In addition, students will have the opportunity to speak with current business professionals about relevant events across the globe, giving students the chance to learn the specialized language and conventions necessary in effectively conducting business.

Why Choose MACU’s Master's Degree in International Business?

Mid-America’s MBA program was voted Oklahoma’s top Christian MBA program by The Journal Record’s 2017 Reader Rankings, so when students graduate, they walk away with an award-winning business degree.

Our six-week classes are offered on-campus and online, so they are perfect for students who are juggling school, family and work. Also, every instructor is experienced in his or her field of study, ensuring that students learn practical knowledge proven to be successful in real-world business.

When students choose the MBA with an emphasis in International Business program, they make the choice to distinguish themselves from other job candidates and gain an arsenal of indispensable skills in both general and international business.

Master's in International Business - Oklahoma City

Career Options for Graduates with an International Business Degree

  • Marketing Director
  • Government Affairs Director
  • Real Estate Development Manager
  • Business Development Manager
  • Management Analyst
  • Chief Executive Officer
Master's in International Business - Oklahoma City

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ACCN5133 Managerial Accounting
This course introduces the financial statement, their sources and functions, and managerial control systems involved with the accounting process, including variance analysis and budgeting. It serves as an overview of the accounting function and its use in the management of the functional units within the organization.
ECON5223 Managerial Economics in the Globalized Environment
This course applies the principles of economics to rational business operations. The course will focus on managerial economics: demand theory, pricing and elasticity, forecasting and production levels, costs, capital allocation, distribution, and consumption. Students will explore such economic concepts as opportunity costs, the concepts of supply versus demand, profit maximization, and monetary systems. Economic geopolitical events with cause and effect relationships will be highlighted throughout the course.
ECON5233 International Economics
This reviews the determinants of aggregate output, employment, wages, unemployment, consumption, investment, international trade flows, interest rates, exchange rates, prices and inflation in open economies; sources and nature of economic growth; effects of domestic and foreign monetary and fiscal policies; effects of trade and exchange rate policies.
FINC5333 Modern Corporate Finance
This course examines corporate utilization and allocation of monetary resources, capital, budgeting, the time value of money, security valuation, debt-equity structure, international finance, weighted average cost of capital, and other financial issues are examined with a view toward providing the student with decision-making tools for risk and investment analysis.
MGMT5113 Organizational Behavior
This course introduces the theories of behavior in human management. A critical analysis is performed on the contributions to the organizational behavior discipline and its research as applied to the business environment. The student will apply the theories of its research as applied to the business environment. The student will apply the theories of culture development, time management, job design, change, motivation, leadership development, communication, small group dynamics, and negotiation in the business setting.
MGMT5233 Marketing Analysis and Strategy
This course examines the marketing functions and strategies related to the product, place, price and promotion of goods or services provided by the organization. The student will become familiar with the elements of a marketing plan and will be capable of analyzing complex situations leading to feasible solutions.
MGMT5323 Human Resource Management
This course focuses on the human resource management functions in profit and nonprofit organizations. Major topics include: human resource planning, legal requirements, job analysis and design, recruitment, selection, placement, training and development, performance appraisals, career development, compensation and benefits, and reward systems. It will examine how diverse human resource management functions contribute to corporate profitability and why they are critical to an organization’s long-term survival. Students will explore the interdependencies between human resource and organizational strategies.
MGMT5353 Communication in Professional Organizations
This course is designed to groom the aspiring business professional leader to deliver professional, concise, powerful, and audience appropriate communication by utilizing the most acceptable tools, modes and media available. This will also sensitize the professional to appropriate communication etiquette and protocols to help ensure the credibility and effectiveness of the intended message.
MGMT5413 Legal Environment
This course examines the impact of laws and the legal system on the business environment and managerial decision making. Major topics include: contracts, commercial transactions, agency relationships, organization choices, federal-state-local governance with special emphasis on EEOC and ADA issues, property law, and hiring practices. Special emphasis will be placed on recent court cases impacting the business arena.
MGMT6313 Management Science
This course is an in-depth study of the application of the scientific approach to managerial decision making. Students will become familiar with the quantitative methods used in solving business problems. Using mathematical modeling, the student will formulate computer-based solutions to problems related to operations, marketing, finance, and other functions encountered in organizations.
MGMT6403 International Business Law
This course introduces students both to the central concepts of comparative legal systems and to major contemporary political economic trends that are reshaping the context in which private international transactions are conducted in North America, Europe, East Asia, and other countries.
MGMT6423 Strategic Business Management
This course demonstrates the strategic linkage between the functional disciplines (marketing, accounting, finance, legal, information systems, human resource behavior and management, and management science) within the strategic management process. This course focuses on how managers originate, implement, and assess strategies and serves as a capstone for the MBA program.
MGMT6443 International Business Strategies
This course focuses on strategic frameworks and skills that are critical to successfully compete in the global marketplace. Topics include the content of an economic environment, and the cultural, ethical and legal issues that arise when conducting business internationally. Students will learn how companies enter foreign markets and grow international subsidiaries, succeed in mergers and acquisitions, and cooperate in joint ventures and strategic alliances.
MKTG5113 Global Marketing and Multi-Cultural Communications
This course analyzes domestic versus international perspective; identification and evaluation of opportunities and risks in non-U.S. markets; research problems in global markets; effects of international organizations, foreign exchange, macroeconomic policies, local law, and cultural differences on consumer behavior and marketing decisions; multinational versus global marketing strategies (entry, product adaptation, channel logistics, pricing, promotion); emphasis on practical applications.

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