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Degree Title

Master of International Business

Apply by:

July 15

To begin:

Aug. 26


Prepare to take the leap into the global business arena with a Master of International Business (MIB) from FIU Online. Through our fully online MIB program, you will develop competency in international business practices, explore real-world business scenarios in a global context and emerge ready to lead and manage international teams.

Our online MIB program is convenient and flexible, with a curriculum designed to help you meet the unique challenges of managing teams that span continents and cultures and expanding businesses into new global markets. Through our innovative Canvas technology, you’ll be able to collaborate with other MIB students, who come from around the world and reflect the imagination and diversity of the global business community.

Take the next step.

You have already demonstrated an established track record in the field of business, whether by academics alone, or in the working world. Now is the time to take it to the next level, with an FIU Online Master of International Business. And when you’re ready to take that next step, we'll be there with you... with world-class tenured professionals, a wide range of support services and all the tools you need for outstanding success.

The Master of International Business from FIU Online will open doors around the globe. In addition to its standing as a prestigious state university, FIU offers students an MIB program that goes straight to the mechanics of international business. The growth in this area is exponential and you deserve to be part of it.


  • Why Apply?

    Earn a world-class Master of International Business in only 12 months from one of the country's top ranked international business programs — ranked #10 by U.S. News & World Report (2013). Classes are fully online, taught by a faculty that is more than 60 percent international.

    FIU's Alvah H. Chapman Graduate School of Business is AACSB-accredited. AACSB-accredited schools have the highest quality faculty, relevant and challenging curriculum, and provide educational and career opportunities that are not found at other business schools. Find out more about AACSB accreditation.

    Students enrolled in graduate programs through the Alvah H. Chapman Graduate School of Business, and alumni, have access to Career Management Services. Self-assessment tools that enhance continuing development, evaluation and implementation of your personal career plans, individual student advising, résumé referrals, and much more are offered.

    Degree Objectives

    Beyond learning about international business, you'll gain skills in leadership, team-building, communication and career preparation through professional development seminars. Unique to the fully online MIB program is a "consultancy" project that enables you to apply your knowledge of international business to a company's real-world challenges. Upon completion of the program, you should be able to independently:

    • Critically analyze and communicate complex business issues in multinational markets.

    • Interpret international financial practices and standards.

    • Identify relevant laws governing international business practices.

    Industry Statistics

    As international business opportunities grow and U.S. organizations expand abroad, many will hire management analysts to help them form the right strategy for entering the foreign market. Professionals with international business and multicultural knowledge will be greater demand, as foreign direct investment (FDI) flows are projected to climb to $1.85 trillion by 2018 (World Investment Report, 2017). In 2017, the median annual wage of management analysts as $82,450 (Occupational Handbook, Bureau of Labor Statistics).

    Florida International University’s College of Business is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). AACSB accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide.


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  • Courses

    This 12-month accelerated program consists of 30-credit-hours of coursework. Each semester is broken down into 8-week sessions. Students take two courses per session. Cohorts begin every Fall semester.

    Core Courses

    • Fundamentals of International Business
    • Global Megatrends, Geopolitics, and Political Economy
    • Global Management Skills
    • Global Start-up
    • Global Strategy and Business Models
    • Master's Project in International Business
    • Master's Seminar in International Business (International trip*)
    • Master's Seminar in Management
    • Elective Courses

    *International Trip is mandatory

    ** Course are subject to change without notice.

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  • Requirements

    To ensure every student’s success, we have certain admissions requirements for each of our programs. To help you through the application process, our enrollment advisors are here to answer your questions and guide you every step of the way.

    For application inquiries, contact us:
    Phone: 305.348.3125 or 1-(855)-FIU-Online
    E-mail: onlineprograms@fiu.edu

    Admissions Requirements

    • Four-year US bachelor's degree or equivalent from an accredited institution.

    • Be in good standing with all previously-attended colleges and universities.

    • Undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher for the last 60 hours of upper division coursework.

    • If you are an international student living outside the U.S., you do not need an F-1 student visa to complete the program. You may complete the program completely online at your home country.


    Have three years of professional work experience.

    • Professional experience is determined on a case-by-case basis using a resume and any requested supporting documents. Our admissions committee evaluates an individual's accomplishments, roles, and responsibilities to determine the total number of years of professional experience. FIU considers the individual's managerial responsibilities, role in setting direction and strategy, and his/her role in allocating resources. Normally, professional experience begins at the point of graduation; however, FIU may consider prior work experience based on the type of experience.


    Admissions Documents

    The following must be submitted:
    • Online graduate programs application form ($30). Be sure to select the 'International Business Online' concentration. 

    • Official transcripts from all previously attended universities and a copy of the diploma is needed if the degree is not posted on the transcript. Official transcripts/translations must be submitted directly by the respective institution(s) in electronic format or mailed in a sealed institution envelope to:

    FIU Online
    Florida International University
    11200 SW 8th Street, MANGO 540
    Miami, FL 33199

    • Resume provide a detailed and current resume outlining your professional work experience with dates and degrees earned. Internships and part-time employment may be included.

    • Official GRE or GMAT passing scores (if professional experience requirement is not met). You must earn a score of at least 500 on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)or at least a 304 on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE). Scores are considered official when sent by testing center. When requesting official scores, please refer to school code 5206. GRE/GMAT scores are valid for 5 years.

    • Statement of Purpose describing your professional goals and reasons for pursuing this degree at FIU (at least 500 words in length).

    • Florida residents provide two documents confirming you have maintained residence in Florida for the past 12 months. Please view affidavit form and list of acceptable documents here.

    • 2 Letters of Recommendation from professional or academic associates.

    International Students 

    • Official TOEFL/IELTS: If you earned a bachelor’s degree in a country whose official language is not English, you must demonstrate English proficiency by taking either the TOEFL or IELTS. Minimum scores for the TOEFL is 550 paper based, 213 computer-based. Minimum score for the IELTS is 6.5. When requesting official scores, please refer to FIU Institution code 5206. Note: TOEFL /IELTS scores are valid for two years.

    • Official transcripts translation: If official transcripts are not in English, a second copy of the transcript must be requested for translation by an official translation agency. Both the official translation, as well as the original transcripts, must be submitted to FIU.

    • A copy of diploma (an official copy may be requested in certain cases)

    Note: Only those applicants who have submitted complete application packets will be considered. Meeting the minimum requirements is not a guarantee of admission.

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  • Tuition

    Pursuing your degree is one of the best investments you can make — one that will open doors to personal and professional opportunities. Our tuition costs represent some of the best value in higher education, and we also offer financial aid support you need to reach your goals.

    The total cost of the Master of International Business is $27,500 for Florida residents, non-Florida residents, and international students. Students pay for courses at the beginning of each semester. Please note, tuition and fee amounts vary by term and all amounts stated are subject to change.

    Once a candidate is accepted into the online MIB program, he or she will be required to submit a $500 professional development seminar fee, which will be applied toward the total program cost. This fee is non-refundable.

    Academic Works

    FIU offers Academic Works, a website that matches students with relevant scholarship opportunities.  Find the one that’s right for you!  Academic Works is an online scholarship application tool where FIU students can browse and apply for more than 100 scholarships, made possible by the generosity of FIU alumni and friends.  Students can apply after they are matriculated into one of our programs.  For more information visit https://give.fiu.edu/business-governance/scholarships.

    Other Resources

    There are other third party resources that prospective students can access while researching on how to pay for school.  Below are various links that provide more information on financial aid and scholarship opportunities:

    Federal Financial Aid

    For information on Federal Financial Aid and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), please visit our financial aid page.

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  • Top Faculty

    Wendy Gelman

    Wendy Gelman
    Prior to joining FIU, Ms. Gelman was an attorney specializing in estate planning and federal tax law and also represented lenders in mortgage foreclosure proceedings. She has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1993. Her areas of expertise are commercial and corporate law, estate planning, international business law and taxation.

    Carolina Gomez

    Carolina Gomez
    Prior to joining FIU, Carolina Gómez served as assistant professor at Towson University’s College of Business and Economics and at the University of Houston College of Business Administration. In the private sector, Dr. Gómez worked with Nortel in marketing and strategic planning. Her areas of expertise include empowerment, international entrepreneurship and cross-cultural issues.

    Ruth Ann McEwen

    Ruth Ann McEwen
    Dr. McEwen taught graduate financial accounting at the intermediate and doctoral levels for more than 20 years, and has consulted with the Financial Accounting Standards Board, where she was deeply involved with the FASB’s Codification Project. Her areas of interest include financial reporting and financial standards.

    David A. Wernick

    David A. Wernick
    Dr. Wernick’s research focuses on global business strategy, corporate security in emerging markets, and business ethics and social responsibility. He is the author of numerous academic and policy-oriented studies on global business and politics, and prior to joining FIU, Dr. Wernick worked as senior analyst with a Miami-based international security consultancy.

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30 Credits Required


$27,500.00 Tuition Cost


  • Fully Online Degree
  • 12-month program
  • Unique master's consultancy project
  • #6 International Business Programs 2016 (U.S.News and World Report's Best Colleges)
  • #46 Best Online Graduate Business Programs 2016 (U.S. News and World Report’s Best Online Program Ranking)
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