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One-Year MBA (IBEAR) Admissions

  • One-Year MBA (IBEAR) Admissions

    One-Year MBA (IBEAR) Admissions

    The USC Marshall International MBA (affectionately known by alumni as IBEAR) is an accelerated, one-year, full-time, international program for mid-career professionals. Established in 1978 and today has more than 2,100 alumni, including many international business leaders.

    Admission decisions are based on the applicant's work experience, academic background, test results, letter of recommendation, and application essays. Applicants must have completed a minimum of six years of full-time work, military, or graduate study prior to the start of the program. Interested individuals are encouraged to visit iMBA classes and discuss the program with current participants and alumni.


  Deadline Decision By
Round 1 October 15, 2023 December 22, 2023
Round 2 January 5, 2024 February 29, 2024
Round 3 March 1, 2024 April 12, 2024
Round 4 April 1, 2024 May 1, 2024
Round 5

Applications submitted after May 1, 2024 will be considered on a space-available basis.