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Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2014-2015 
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

International M.B.A Certificate

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The International MBA Certificate emphasizes a strong business curriculum intermeshed with intensive studies of global business practices, environments, and cultures. The Comparative Management Systems sequence provides a unique capstone to the program.

Students who fulfill the requirements below receive the degree Master of Business Administration plus a Certificate in International Business.

To qualify for the Certificate in International Business, MBA students must complete at least nine advanced courses in addition to the core, and comply with the following:

Depth or Specialization - through the selection of one of six areas of emphasis
Breadth or Generalization - through international electives
Integration - through the Comparative Management Systems courses

An area of emphasis is selected from one of the five following fields:

  MBAB Management and Organizational Behavior
  MBAC Marketing Management
  MBAE Human Resource Management
  MBAF Financial Decision Systems
  MBAH Entrepreneurial Organizations

Three elective courses comprise an area of emphasis. One of the electives must be the international study of the field, such as International Finance or International Marketing.

International electives comprise the breadth of the advanced curriculum. At least 5 courses must be taken in this category. At least 1 course must be taken from each group of international electives.

Functional - outside of area of emphasis
Free International Elective
Strategic - MBAI 690  

The integrative experience requirement is satisfied by participating in the Comparative Management Systems class MBAI 691 .

MBA Advantage Certificate Program for Alumni

Program Description

MBA Advantage, a certificate program for alumni of LMU and other AACSB International-accredited MBA programs, can provide MBA alumni with the opportunity to complete 3 courses and earn a certificate in an additional area of emphasis.

Tuition rates will vary. Please contact the MBA Office and the Office of Student Accounts for more information.

Areas of Emphasis

Accounting Decision Systems
Competitive Strategy
Entrepreneurial Organizations
Financial Decision Systems
Human Resource Management
Information and Decision Sciences
International Business Systems
Management and Organizational Behavior
Marketing Management

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