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International Business Online Graduate Certificate

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The UMass Dartmouth International Business Graduate Certificate introduces students who have earned a bachelor's degree to a comprehensive overview of business concerns specific to companies competing globally. The International Business Certificate provides essential knowledge for adults interested in career advancement, professional development, or a career change.

This certificate program is offered 100% online.

Curriculum

To earn the certificate, UMass Dartmouth International Business certificate program students must complete 12 credits.

Choose 4 from the following:

  • FIN 672: International Financial Management
  • MKT 672: International Business and Multinational Enterprises
  • POM 675: International Supply Chain Management
  • MGT 600: Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Law
  • MGT 675: Managing Across Cultures

Please note, upon completion of certificate, three courses may be able to be utilized toward the MBA program.

Goals

The International Business Certificate Program is designed to provide students with the ability to understand and successfully adapt to a dynamic, global marketplace. The program enables graduates to:

  • Develop an understanding of cultural differences
  • Examine the environmental impacts of business operations
  • Gain knowledge of global marketing and finance
  • Develop an understanding of different legal and regulatory systems

UMass Dartmouth Advantages

Customize your education and receive the help and guidance to finish as planned:

  • Value and affordability of a UMass education
  • One-on-one personal advising from enrollment through graduation
  • Free online and in-person tutoring and writing center

Learning Style: Online

Online courses are taught by UMass Dartmouth faculty to provide high quality instruction and personal attention. Students have the flexibility to accommodate work and home responsibilities within the structure of defined assignment due dates.

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University requirements for graduate admissions

  • Statement of Purpose, minimum 300-600 words. Unless otherwise indicated in the program requirement details, indicate your graduate study objectives, research interests and experience, and business or industry experience if applicable. If you are applying for a teaching or research assistantship, include any special skills or experience that would assist us in making assistantship decisions.
  • Resume
  • Transcripts for all post-secondary institutions attended (regardless of whether a credential is earned or not). Unofficial transcripts are accepted for admissions application review, once enrolled a final official transcript is required.
  • Many programs have specific recommendations/requirements, please see the additional program-specific requirements for more information.
  • International students: official TOEFL, IELTS, Pearson PTE or Duolingo (if accepted by program) score. Unofficial scores are accepted for admissions application review, once enrolled official scores are required and must be sent by the testing agency (copies/scans not accepted). This is required of any applicant who did not earn a bachelor’s degree or higher degree from an accredited academic institution in the U.S. or accepted English-speaking country, see exemptions for more details. The Duolingo test is not accepted for the following programs: Art Education, Biology/Marine Biology, Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies & Theory, Marine Science and Technology (MS, PSM, PhD), Nursing (MS, DNP, PhD), Portuguese Studies, Professional Writing and Communication, Psychology (ABA, Clinical, Research), Public Policy, and Teaching (MAT).

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