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Master of Business Administration in International Banking and Finance Online

The Master of Business Administration in International Banking and Finance online program at TAMIU enables you to deepen your knowledge of finance and banking and apply your skills on a global scale.


Program Overview

Enrich your ability to lead your company's involvement with financial markets and institutions both globally and domestically in the MBA in International Banking and Finance online program. This convenient and affordable program focuses on deepening your knowledge of international investments, exchange rates and more.

$10,074

Total Tuition

Tuition
as few as 15 months

Program Duration

Calendar
30

Credit Hours

Credit Hours

In this rigorous, AACSB-accredited MBA program, you will study interest rate mechanics, central banking practices, regulatory environments, securities trading and ethical dilemmas in banking. Plus, you will examine techniques for analyzing international portfolio investments, international parity relationships and international trade financing; forecasting exchange rates; and measuring exchange rate exposure.

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.

This business master's program gives you the tools to enhance your general business competencies in topics that include business research methods, strategic management, financial statement analysis, managerial economics and financial management.

If you don't hold an undergraduate degree in business or lack business experience, our helpful foundation courses will prepare you for success. You will take non-credit courses covering concepts in finance, economics, accounting, information systems, management and marketing.

Benefit from flexible admission requirements, including a GMAT/GRE waiver, and six start dates per year. Our accelerated, 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. You can complete your degree in as few as 15 months.

In this online program, you will study:
  • The analysis of market activities for both depository and non-depository institutions
  • Theories and determinants of cross-borders investment opportunities
  • Current techniques for hedging risks in international portfolio investments
  • Exchange rate determination and mechanisms
  • The costs and benefits of international diversification
  • Financial management of a firm
AACSB Accredited

Programs in the A.R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business are accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

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Tuition

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

In-State Tuition:

The following tuition applies only to Texas residents.

Per Credit Hour $335.81
Per Three Credit Course $1,007.43
Program Tuition $10,074

Out-of-State Tuition:

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Per Credit Hour Per Three Credit Course Program Tuition
$973.91 $2,920.82 $29,208.20
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Calendar

The MBA in International Banking and Finance 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.

Session Program Start Date Application Deadline Document Deadline Registration Deadline Payment Deadline
Fall II 10/22/18 10/08/18 10/15/18 10/17/18 10/19/18
Spring I 01/22/19 01/07/19 01/14/19 01/16/19 01/18/19
Spring II 03/18/19 03/04/19 03/11/19 03/13/19 03/18/19
Summer I 05/13/19 04/29/19 05/06/19 05/08/19 05/10/19
Summer II 07/08/19 06/24/19 07/01/19 07/03/19 07/05/19
Start Date Withdraw with 100% refund Withdraw with 80% refund Withdraw with 50% refund
8/28/2018 8/27/2018 8/28/18 – 8/31/2018 9/6/2018
10/22/2018 10/19/2018 10/20/2018 – 10/25/2018 10/26/2018 - 10/31/2018
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Admissions

You must meet the following requirements for admission into the Master of Business Administration in International Banking and Finance online program.

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 undergraduate 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

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 206
5201 University Boulevard
Laredo, TX 78041

Have a question? Call us at 844-872-8712.

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Courses

The Master of Business Administration in International Banking and Finance online curriculum is comprised of 10 courses (30 credit hours), including 21 credit hours of core courses and nine credit hours of International Banking and Finance electives.

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A student who does not possess an undergraduate degree in business will be required to take our foundation courses that will help to prepare you for your MBA journey. The three foundation courses 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 $671.62. Program advisors will determine what foundation courses are required.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: N/A

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   |   Credit Hours: N/A

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.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: N/A

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.

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.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This is a study of the strategic management process dealing with the analysis of a firm in its global environment and the formulation, implementation, control and evaluation of strategies. Written and oral presentations are integral components of this course.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This is 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; and 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 the 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, issues in international finance, mergers and acquisitions, and long-term financing.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This is a seminar in current foundation management concepts. This course includes theoretical and applied perspectives of management. Other topics will include areas such as organizational behavior, organizational theory, leadership, ethics, human resource management and other relevant management topics.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course includes an analytical approach to the marketing management of a 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

This course covers financial markets and institutions on both an international and a domestic basis. Topics covered include interest rate mechanics, central banking practices, the regulatory environment and ethical dilemmas in banking, types of securities traded, and an in-depth discussion of both depository and non-depository institutions.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course discusses the theories and determinants of cross-borders investment opportunities. It provides detailed descriptions and techniques of analyses used in international portfolio investments and includes the costs and benefits of international diversification. The course also reviews current techniques for hedging risks in international portfolio investments.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course provides a comprehensive macroeconomic study of exchange rate determination, exchange rate mechanisms and markets, international parity relationships, the forecasting of exchange rates, measurement of exchange rate exposure, and international trade financing.

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