Leading One-Year International MBA for Mid-Career Professionals

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Leading One-Year International MBA Program in U.S.

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Program Snapshot



Undergraduate Majors

Business 25%
Science & Engineering 41%
Humanities & Social Sciences 20%
Economics 9%
Computer Science 5%

Established 1978
Total Number of Graduates 1800

Top 4 in Poets and Quants  
Top 10 in International Business  

Key Program Features

  • 12 month program at USC's Campus in Los Angeles.
  • Earn the USC Marshall MBA degree.
  • Designed for mid-career professionals seeking global leadership positions.
  • Learn in a class size of 56 diverse and globally focused participants.
  • Average age of participants is 34-36.
  • Dedicated career development professional for 35 self-sponsored participants.
  • 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 2000 IBEAR alumni in 60 countries as well as USC's Trojan alumni network.
  • Participate in 4 month long client commissioned International Business Consulting Project; capstone experience of the IBEAR MBA Program.
  • Multiple scholarship and financial aid options available to participants:
    • IBEAR Global Business Fellow awards tuition scholarships which range from $5,000 up to a maximum of $50,000 to high potential self-sponsored international and U.S. Candidates.
    • Hanjin/Korean Air Scholarship: One partial tuition award to a Korean national or Korean-American or to a self-sponsored participant focused on a career in global supply chain/logistics.
    • Honjo Foundation/Jack G. Lewis Scholarship: One partial tuition award to a self-sponsored participant of Japanese heritage.
  • 10-day International Experiential Learning Program trip to cultural and economic centers in two Asian economies designed to provide participants with a deep understanding of business practices, conditions, and opportunities. Funding in the amount $3400 for your mandatory International Experiential Trip is added to the cost of attending the IBEAR MBA Program.
  • Two 3-day Career Treks to Silicon Valley and Seattle. Your optional Domestic Experiential Learning Trips / Career Treks are funded through a combination of program fee and student contributions