Master of Business Administration in International Trade and Logistics Online

Enhance your knowledge of overseas import and export operations and practices, as well as studying logistics strategies that can steer growth in your company's international trade operations.

Apply by: 3/4/24
Start class: 3/18/24 Apply Now

Program Overview

Get to know our 100% online MBA in International Trade & Logistics program

Prepare to capitalize on the trade expansion being driven by global economic growth with the skills you will learn in the MBA in International Trade & Logistics online program at Texas A&M International University. This business master's program features an in-depth study of import procedures, international trade terms and applications, operations management, global government control, and customs regulations. Plus, you will learn about foreign freight forwarding, international transportation, warehousing and distribution.

Our core curriculum includes seminars in management concepts and marketing management, covering wide-ranging topics such as theoretical management perspectives, organizational behavior and theory, leadership and ethics, and human resource management.

Using the tools in this rigorous, AACSB-accredited MBA program will enhance your general business competencies in topics including business research methods, strategic management, financial statement analysis, managerial economics and financial management.

If you don't hold an undergraduate degree in business or haven't taken many business courses, our helpful prep-module courses will prepare you for MBA studies. Each prep-module is a 2 credit hour course covering concepts in finance, economics, accounting, information systems, management and marketing.

Benefit from flexible admission requirements, including a GMAT/GRE waiver for those who qualify, and six start dates per year. Our 7-week courses are delivered in an online format ideal for working professionals, so you can balance personal and professional obligations while earning your degree.

In this online program, you will study:

  • How to understand and prepare import documents such as customs invoices, packing lists and commercial invoices
  • The fundamentals of export operations in international trade, emphasizing terminology and documentation requirements
  • Practices and processes of import management operations, including government controls and compliance
  • Logistics procedures and responsibilities for export officials and agencies
  • Analysis of the documentation related to international distribution
  • How to understand and prepare import documents such as customs invoices, packing lists and commercial invoices
  • The fundamentals of export operations in international trade, emphasizing terminology and documentation requirements
  • Practices and processes of import management operations, including government controls and compliance
  • Logistics procedures and responsibilities for export officials and agencies
  • Analysis of the documentation related to international distribution

Career opportunities:

  • International Trade Manager
  • Director of International Logistics
  • Trade Compliance Officer
  • Global Supply Chain Manager
  • Import and Export Specialist
  • International Trade Manager
  • Director of International Logistics
  • Trade Compliance Officer
  • Global Supply Chain Manager
  • Import and Export Specialist

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Texas A&M International University offers a wide range of online business programs. Explore all of our graduate degrees in business.

Total Tuition $11,010*
Duration As few as 12 months
Credit Hours 30

Accreditation

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Programs in the A.R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business are accredited by AACSB International (AACSB).

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Texas A&M International University offers a wide range of online business programs. Explore all of our graduate degrees in business.

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Tuition

Choosing our online program is cost-effective

Tuition for the Master of Business Administration in International Trade & Logistics online program is affordable, and can be paid by the course. All fees are included.

Tuition breakdown:

Total Tuition $11,010*
Per Credit Hour $367

Calendar

Check our calendar to see how quickly you can begin

The MBA in International Trade & Logistics program is delivered in an online format ideal for working professionals, conveniently featuring six start dates each year. Choose the start date that is best for you.

Graduate Programs Degree Plan

SessionProgram Start DateApplication DeadlineDocument DeadlinePayment DueLast Class Day
Spring II3/18/243/4/243/11/243/16/245/3/24
Summer I5/13/244/29/245/6/245/10/247/2/24
Summer II7/8/246/24/247/1/247/5/248/23/24

Now enrolling:

Apply Date 3/4/24
Class Starts 3/18/24

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Admissions

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You must meet the following requirements for admission into the Master of Business Administration in International Trade & Logistics online program.

Admission Requirements:

  • Online application
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Cumulative GPA 3.0

MBA online admission requirements

Automatic Admission – Applicants who have all of the following will be automatically admitted by the Graduate School:**

  • Official transcripts documenting an earned undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited business school
  • Upper-level GPA of 3.0 or higher or, in the case of international applicants, a 3.0 or higher on the last 60 hours of completed work
  • Resume documenting the applicant's background, including work experience, along with three references and contact information for these references
  • Acceptable TOEFL/IELTS score report for international applicants or domestic applicants whose university/college studies were done outside the United States. TOEFL minimum score is 79, and IELTS minimum score is 6.5. Scores must be no more than two years old.

*Applicants who meet all the above criteria, except having a degree from an accredited business school—i.e., non-business background—can be automatically admitted with the provision that the ARSSB will review to determine the proper sequence of required prep modules needed for the student to take.

Applicants requiring further review – Applicants who do not satisfy the criteria required for Automatic Admission must also submit the following:

  • The submission of a score on the GRE or the GMAT, or the PAEP (for applicants from Mexico). Score must be from the last five years
  • Personal statement with 300 words or more describing career and personal goals
  • Two reference letters

International Transcript Evaluation:
TAMIU does their own foreign credential evaluations. Graduate School does not require third party evaluations nor are obligated to accept the results, or GPA calculations, if an evaluation is submitted. If an applicant submits an official evaluation, the evaluation does not replace official transcripts or certificates of graduation.

Note: The upper-level GPA is a calculated grade-point average of all upper level courses. Upper level is defined as all junior and senior level courses. Institutions use course numbers to make these designations. For example, TAMIU uses 3000 courses for junior level courses and 4000 courses for senior level courses.

Official transcripts from all institutions attended can be sent to:

Texas A&M International University
Graduate School
Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center, Suite 223
5201 University Boulevard
Laredo, TX 78041
OR
Electronically to [email protected]

Former TAMIU students DO NOT have to request TAMIU transcripts.

For documents other than transcripts, please upload to your application portal located here. If transcripts are uploaded to the portal, you will be asked to resend all official transcripts by mail or email and will delay the application process.

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Courses

See what you’ll learn in our online MBA in International Trade & Logistics classes

Curriculum for the MBA in International Trade & Logistics online program is comprised of 10 courses (30 credit hours), including 21 credit hours of core courses and nine credit hours of International Trade & Logistics electives.

A student who does not possess an undergraduate degree in Business Administration (BBA) from an accredited university will be required to take prep-module courses that will help prepare you for your MBA journey. Program advisors will determine what prep-module courses are required. The three prep-modules will cover; concepts in Finance and Economics; concepts in Accounting and Management Information Systems; and concepts in Management and Marketing. Each course is worth 2 credit hours and graded on a pass/fail basis. 2 SCH will be billed at $734

Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 2
This course provides the foundation in finance and economics necessary for admission to the MBA program. Grading for the course is on a P/F basis.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 2
This course provides the foundation in management and marketing necessary for admission to the MBA program. Grading for the course is on P/F basis.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 2
This course provides the foundation in accounting and information systems necessary for admission to the MBA program. Grading for the course is on a P/F basis.
You must take the following courses.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The purpose of this course is to strengthen the student's ability to analyze a problem, locate resources, conduct an investigation and prepare a final written report. Written and oral presentations are integral components of this course. Class should be taken within the first 12 hours of MBA course work.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A study of the strategic management process dealing with the analysis of the firm in its global environment and the formulation, implementation, control and evaluation of strategies. Written and oral presentations are integral components of this course. Course should be taken 9 hours prior to graduation.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An intensive study of financial statement analysis. Topics covered include: study of the basic accounting concepts and principles related to financial statement analysis; liquidity, solvency, and profitability analyses; sources of financial analysis information; personal financial statements.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course shows the student how to apply economic analysis to complex business decisions. Topics covered include: application of consumer and competitive firm theories; market organizations and structures; strategic pricing policies in regulated and unregulated domestic and international markets; and production possibilities and planning.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course focuses on the analysis, evaluation, and application of contemporary theories of finance. Material covered includes: the financial environment, valuation concepts, capital budgeting, capital structure and dividend policy, working capital management, issue in international finance, mergers and acquisitions, and long-term financing.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A seminar in current foundation management concepts. This course includes theoretical and applied perspectives of management. Topics will include areas such as organizational behavior, organizational theory, leadership, ethics, human resource management and other relevant management topics.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An analytical approach to the marketing management of the firm, emphasizing the development of competitive marketing strategies in a dynamic environment and implementation of marketing activities through methods, policies, and organizational structures.
You must take the following courses.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An intensive study of import procedures, international trade terms and applications; practices and processes of import management operations, including government controls and compliance. Skill development in the preparation and understanding of import documents such as customs invoices, packing lists, and commercial invoices. Prerequisites: Graduate standing.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course will provide students with the fundamentals and profound understanding of export operations in international trade, emphasizing basic terminology used, documentation required and all parties involved in the export process, related operations management, global governments’ control and customs clearance, international commercial terms, logistics procedures, and responsibilities for export officials and agencies. Prerequisites: Graduate standing.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course is designed to enable the students to comprehend and participate in foreign freight forwarding, international transportation, and warehousing. It includes an extensive analysis of the documentation related to international distribution.

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