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Master of Business Administration in International Trade & Logistics Online

With global trade growth expected to remain strong for the foreseeable future, the Master of Business Administration in International Trade & Logistics online program at TAMIU can help diversify your career opportunities.


Program Overview

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. Deepen your knowledge about overseas import and export operations and practices, as well as applications for a broad range of logistics strategies that can steer growth in your company.

$10,074

Total Tuition

Tuition
as few as 15 months

Program Duration

Calendar
30

Credit Hours

Credit Hours

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 foundation courses will prepare you for MBA studies. 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 for those who qualify, 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:
  • 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
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 Trade & Logistics 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 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.

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 Trade & Logistics 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

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.

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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 features an intensive study of import procedures; international trade terms and applications; and 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 is included.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course will provide students with fundamental knowledge and profound understanding of export operations in international trade. Emphasis is placed on understanding 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.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course is designed to enable 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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