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UofSC Live

Enhance your career by pursuing a Master of International Business in your home country with the University of South Carolina Live digital classroom experience—no visa required.

Known worldwide for its number-one-ranked international business programs* Darla Moore School of Business, the University of South Carolina offers you an unmatched credential—and competitive edge—for the next phase of your career.  

With our award-nominated Live technology, our prestigious international business programs come to you. Choose from three tracks—Master’s Start Business, Global Strategy Certificate, or Master of International Business—and study with engaging professors via our digital classroom experience, in real time. 

This flexible program has three tracks:

- Master of International Business

Complete the Master of International Business program at UofSC from home, safely and securely, and gain marketable skills to boost your successful career. The MIB curriculum consists of 30 credits, or 10 academic courses, and professional development support. 

- Global Strategy Certificate

Study two semesters and earn 12 credit hours, completing the requirements of the Global Strategy Certificate. These courses can then be applied toward the Master in International Business degree from UofSC’s highly ranked business school. 

- Master's Start Business 

Study one semester and earn six credit hours, with two core graduate courses and a three-day intensive bootcamp that can be applied toward the Global Strategy Certificate, a master’s degree in business, or allow you to stand out among applicants in your next professional role.

 

UofSC Live brings the classroom to you 

Our innovative digital classroom experience uses cutting-edge technology to stream faculty-led courses live to your device in real time. The classroom provides extensive interaction with leading international business faculty and fellow students forming an exceptional professional network to support your career and future success. 

Get a head start on your graduate education
  • Enroll for Spring and Fall 2021—no study delays or interruptions.
  • Earn credits toward a master’s degree in business while you work.
Experience a digital classroom that rivals being there
  • Not just another online program—learn from top-ranked UofSC faculty in a rigorous and collaborative environment.
  • Engage with professors and classmates in real time, and interact even more than in a traditional classroom.
  • Get bilingual support for academic coursework with a local team.
Enjoy a flexible and affordable program
  • Stay on track by studying from wherever you call home.
  • Take advantage of a late start.
Benefit from additional support services
  • Learn with English-language instruction tailored to your level.
  • Receive professional development assistance designed for business careers.

How it works  

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Learn from anywhere

 

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Streamed live to your device 

 

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Led by faculty in real time 

 

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Collaborate with your cohort 

 

 

Explore your options 

UofSC Live offers three graduate tracks via our digital classroom experience:

 Location Live online platform, learn from anywhere
 Length 2 years (5 semesters) 
Credits  30 credits
Students  Working professionals with an undergraduate business degree 
Courses 10 graduate academic courses
Goal  Put skills to use in the global marketplace. Study advanced coursework in organizational and strategic analysis for leading the internationalization of a firm or supporting ongoing cross-border policies and/or operations.
Support  Professional development support designed for business careers
Result  

Master of International Business

Prepare remotely for leadership positions in high-growth sectors such as international business, operations, supply chain management, finance, marketing, insurance, and real estate

 Location Live online platform, learn from anywhere
 Length 1 semester
Credits  6 credits (transferable*)
Students  Recent graduates, no professional experience required
Courses 2 graduate courses, with credits applicable toward a certificate or master’s degree in business or international business
Goal  Apply to a master’s degree in business, certificate, or first business-related position
Support  Professional development and English-language/ESL tutoring
Result   Transcript, Certificate of Completion

*All credits are transferable to the Master of International Business degree program. Students may apply to enroll in the MIB program following completion of the Global Strategy Certificate.

 Location Live online platform, learn from anywhere
Length   2 Semesters
Credits  12 graduate credits (transferable*)
Students  Working professionals with an undergraduate business degree
Courses  4 graduate courses, with credits applicable toward a master’s degree in international business 
Goal  Apply to a master’s of international business program in the U.S., or put skills to use in the global marketplace
Support  Professional development and English-language/ESL tutoring
Result Global Strategy Certificate, Transcript

*All credits are transferable to the Master of International Business degree program. Students may apply to enroll in the MIB program following completion of the Global Strategy Certificate.

Sample courses 

UofSC’s top-rated business school faculty lead you through a rigorous core curriculum as you take the next step toward pursuing your graduate education in business. You will learn from and be mentored by world-class instructors and collaborate with your classmates on engaging assignments and hands-on research projects.

  • Consulting and Organizational Development in Multinational Corporations
  • Comparative Corporate Governance 
  • Data Analytics for International Business
  • Design Thinking for International Business
  • Exploring Global Business 
  • Global Business Management 
  • International Entrepreneurship 
  • International Intellectual Property Management
  • International Mergers and Acquisitions 
    Courses and content  are subject to change. 
  • Global Management
  • Data Analytics
    Courses and content  are subject to change. 
  • Global Management
  • Data Analytics
  • Comparative Corporate Governance
  • Elective—specialization in Management or Entrepreneurship
    Courses and content are subject to change.

Costs and Important Dates

Dates Spring 2021
Application Due December 11, 2020
Payment Due  December 21, 2020
Program Start Date January 4, 2021
Costs Spring 2021                  
 Estimated Tuition (Five Semesters) $36,720
Dates Spring 2021
Application Due  December 7, 2020
Payment Due  August 26, 2020
Program Start January 4, 2021
Costs Spring 2021                 
 Estimated Tuition (One Semester)  $11,000
Dates Spring 2021
Application Due  December 7, 2020
Payment Due  December 21, 2020
Program Start January 4, 2021
Costs Spring 2021                  
 Estimated Tuition (Two Semesters)  $14,000

 Entry Requirements 

  • Qualifying business undergraduate degree or 1-2 years work experience
  • IELTS: 6.5 (no part below 6.0)
  • TOEFL: 80 (no part below 18)
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Résumé may be required

 

  • Qualifying business undergraduate degree 
  • IELTS: 6.0 (no part below 5.5)
  • TOEFL: 74 (no part below 16)
  • 2.5 GPA
  • Qualifying business undergraduate degree or 1-2 years work experience
  • IELTS 6.0 (no part below 5.5)
  • TOEFL: 74 (no part below 16) 
  • 2.5 GPA
  • Résumé may be required 

Take the next step in advancing your business career 

Start by filling out our applications

MASTER'S START BUSINESS AND GLOBAL STRATEGY CERTIFICATE

MASTER OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

*U.S. News and World Report, 2021 


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