University of Southern California

The IBEAR Story (2:12)

Program Snapshot

AVERAGE CLASS SIZE
56
NUMBER OF COUNTRIES REPRESENTED
11-15
AVERAGE AGE
33
AVERAGE WORK EXPERIENCE YEARS
10
Undergraduate Majors  
Business 25%
Science & Engineering 41%
Humanities & Social Sciences 20%
Economics 9%
Computer Science 5%
   
Established 1978
Total Number of Graduates 1570
   
Rankings:  
Top 4 in Poets and Quants  
Top 10 in International Business  

Key Program Features

  • 12 month program at USC’s Los Angeles Campus from July of one year to July of next.
  • Earn the USC Marshall MBA degree
  • Designed for mid career professionals training for global leadership positions.
  • Learn in a small class size limited to 60 diverse and globally focused participants.
  • Average age of participants is 33.
  • Dedicated career advisor
  • Individualized career development plan for mid-career professionals.
  • Global travel for management consulting projects and business networking forums
  • Frequent networking opportunities with senior professionals and alumni from multiple industries.
  • Leverage 1500 influential IBEAR alumni in 60 countries besides USC’s Trojan alumni network
  • Participate in 4+ month long client commissioned International Management Consulting Project, capstone experience of the IBEAR MBA
  • Multiple scholarship and financial aid options available to participants:
    • IBEAR Global Business Fellow: partial to full tuition awards to high potential international and US students
    • Hanjin/KAL Scholarship to one Korean/Korean American participant
    • Honjo Foundation/J.G. Scholarship to a Japanese participant
    • Off campus housing subsidy at an attractive location is provided. The subsidy offered amounts to $12,000 for candidates attending the program alone or with their spouse, and $18,000 for those candidates attending with families.
    • IBEAR Distinguished Graduate Scholar: merit scholarships for candidates at the top 20% of their IBEAR class who wish to pursue additional graduate study at any USC graduate school upon completion of their MBA.