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ONLINE MBA: GLOBAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION

Program Overview

PREPARE FOR MANAGEMENT CAREERS IN GLOBAL CONTEXTS.

In the online MBA Global Business Management concentration from Queens University of Charlotte, you will gain business skills and insights that are applicable to global challenges in diverse organizations.

With this concentration’s focus on intercultural analysis and ethics, you can pursue international careers in business management.

In the online MBA Global Business Management concentration from Queens University of Charlotte, you will gain business skills and insights that are applicable to global challenges in diverse organizations.

With this concentration’s focus on intercultural analysis and ethics, you can pursue international careers in business management.

Program Highlights

2.5

avg. years to complete

39

total credit hours

$1,165

per credit hour

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Dedicated to Your Success

The MBA global business management degree aligns with the McColl School of Business mission to prepare students to become innovative and valued leaders within the ever-changing business environment. 

Foster Crucial Perspectives

Comprehensive coursework in the business management degree utilizes critical thinking strategies that allow you to first use your own culture as a framework for business practices, and then consider how cultural differences and values impact international business decisions.

Career Outlook: Regional and International Leadership

Because business is becoming increasingly globally connected, careers in business management require ethical and creative solutions in cross-border scenarios. With an online international business degree, you can navigate strategic challenges and opportunities for organizations in many industries, such as finance, marketing, hospitality and more.

Due to a rapidly expanding global market, employment of management occupations is projected to increase faster than the average for other occupations at 7 percent from 2018 to 2028, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.¹ Our business management degree could lead to growth in newly-created positions that work with intercultural organizations.

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGER

$79,000/YEAR

As an international business manager, you would oversee the global operations of your organization, including spending, manufacturing, communications and marketing.²

DIRECTOR OF GLOBAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

$138,097/year

As a director of global business development, you would work to develop, manage and support international offices, locations or personnel. You would need to have strong business strategy, sales management and communication skills.³

You may also qualify for these titles:

  • Senior Vice President
  • Vice President
  • Director
  • Manager
  • Consultant
EXPLORE CAREERS

Curriculum: Analyze Multinational Practices

In our online business management classes, expert faculty will help you use global frameworks and techniques to explain how different facets of the international environment affect business strategy. The business management MBA program also provides networking opportunities, mentoring, career service workshops and one-on-one advising.

Course Spotlight: MBA 693 Cross-Cultural Management

Study the opportunities, problems, and techniques involved in managing organizations in a cross-cultural context. Learn how to utilize frameworks and tools to assess the impact of skills, behaviors and management style on cross-border interactions and operations. Practice developing plans for individuals and organizations in cultivating a global mindset for effective leadership across cultures.

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Course Spotlight: MBA 640 Managing in a Global Context

Gain skills in dealing with diversity in business, managing a multicultural employee base and communicating across language barriers. Examine the laws and policies of different nations and international relations.

More Concentration Options

Flexible MBA: Executive Coaching

Develop the skills you need to help executives lead teams, meet organizational goals, and succeed.

Flexible MBA: Finance

Prepare for financial management roles across industries, including insurance, manufacturing, and government institutions.

Flexible MBA: Healthcare Management

Lead the administrative side of patient-centered care, from budgeting and scheduling to human resources.

Flexible MBA: Leadership and Change

Understand your approach to leadership and examine the human dynamics of organizational change.

Flexible MBA: Cybersecurity Management

In the online MBA with Cybersecurity Management concentration from Queens University of Charlotte, you will examine how information systems are developed and used in organizations to achieve business success and competitive advantage.

Frequently Asked Questions

As you explore the MBA with Queens University, our dedicated staff is here to ensure your decision-making is stress-free and enjoyable. If you have a question we don’t cover here, request more information or call 866-313-2356.

You can complete the Master of Business Administration program in approximately two years if you take two courses per semester, which is considered full-time.

You can also take longer to complete the program if needed. Select students may opt to take on more courses at once, completing the program on a shorter timeline, depending on concentration.

The number of management occupations is projected to grow by 7% between 2018 and 2028, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. That amounts to more than 700,000 new jobs for qualified candidates. The median annual wage for these positions is the highest of all major occupational groups, sitting at $104,240.

Management is just the beginning when you have your MBA. You can also tailor your degree to your career aspirations with our four concentrations: Executive CoachingFinanceHealthcare Management, and Leadership & Change.

Explore your career opportunities on our Career Outlook page.

No work experience is necessary to apply, but you must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Official GMAT/GRE scores are also required, though you may be eligible for the GMAT/GRE waiver if you have relevant full-time work experience.

See the Admission Requirements page for more information.

The estimated tuition for this program is $41,940 to $45,435 depending on your chosen concentration.

Please note this amount doesn’t include other costs you might incur, such as textbooks, school supplies, personal expenses, and loan fees.

Find more details about tuition, scholarships, and financial aid options on our MBA Tuition page.

If you take two courses per semester, that would be considered full-time. You can also study on a part-time basis if you prefer.

The Queens MBA program includes 36 credit hours of foundation, core, flexible core, and elective courses. You’ll explore coursework in leadership development, strategic planning, organizational development and international business. The foundation and core courses are mandatory for all MBA students, but your electives and flexible core courses may vary.

Outside of the curriculum, we also offer an optional, immersive two-day experience on the Queens campus in Charlotte, N.C. where you’ll get insights into leadership and personal learning style.

You also have the opportunity to benefit from mentorship, executive coaching, an unmatched business network, and a special leadership challenge in the mountains of Western North Carolina

See the curriculum page for more information.

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Sources:

  1. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. (April 10, 2020). Management Occupations. Retrieved Aug. 20, 2020 from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/home.htm.
  2. PayScale. (Aug. 4, 2020). International Business Manager Salary. Retrieved Aug. 19, 2020, from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=International_Business_Manager/Salary.
  3. PayScale. (July 10, 2020). Director, Global Business Development Salary. Retrieved Aug. 19, 2020, from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Director%2C_Global_Business_Development/Salary.