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Broaden Your Worldview

Graduate Business Global Experience

Gain a Whole New Perspective 

Globalization is increasing, and so is the need for employees who understand how business is done in key markets around the world. A study abroad program is an opportunity to enrich your global business and cultural knowledge, forge exciting new connections, and gain an international edge.

The Part-time Flex MBA, Online MBA and Global Business Graduate Certificate have a global elective curricular requirement. To fulfill this, you can either take an on-campus course with a global component, or take a short-term study abroad program. If you choose the study abroad, during your 7 to 12 days of travel you will:

  • Visit multinational and local companies
  • Observe successful companies operating in a different business framework
  • Take an in-depth look at location-specific business topics
  • See historic sites and engage in a variety of cultural activities.

The Opus College of Business continually assesses risk associated with local and global health, safety, and security for all University-approved study abroad programs. Graduate Business study abroad programs for J-Term 2021 will not be offered due to the risk of COVID-19. Study abroad options will be offered once it has been deemed safe to do so.

20%
of Part-time MBA students participate in study abroad

2020 Study Abroad Programs

Sydney Opera House on Waterfront

The Business Environment of New Zealand and Australia

MKTG 714 | January 2020
Auckland, New Zealand and Sydney, Australia
Two students in front of Shanghai skyline

Global Financial Services in China

FINC 752 | January 2020

Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou, China

Cityscape at night

Global Risk Leadership in Croatia

MGMT 753 | Summer 2020

Zagreb, Croatia

2019 Study Abroad Programs

Four students in an open air art market in Latin America.

Emerging Markets: Latin America

MGMT 714 | January 2019

Buenos Aires, Argentina and Santiago, Chile

Group sitting around a wood table in a conference room working collaboratively.

Global Sourcing: Southeast Asia

OPMT 714 | January 2019

Singapore and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Group of students stand outside in a city square hold a banner saying "Opus College of Business" during a study abroad trip in Eastern Europe.

Doing Business in Eastern Europe

MGMT 714 | March 2019

Prague, Czech Republic and Budapest, Hungary

Group of Opus College of Business student stand smiling at Bombay Stock Exchange

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