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Broaden Your Worldview

Online MBA 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 a great opportunity to enrich your global business and cultural knowledge, forge exciting new connections, and gain an international edge.

The Online MBA has 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 to study abroad, during your 7 to 12 days of travel you will:

  • Visit multinational and local company offices/plants
  • 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.
Customize your MBA
Take electives online, on campus or abroad.

2019 Study Abroad Programs

Colorful buildings around a bridge and canal in a international town.

Emerging Markets: Latin America

MGMT 714 | January 2019
Buenos Aires, Argentina & Santiago, Chile
Group of Opus College of Business students at the Nestle Skin Care Office during a study abroad trip.

Global Sourcing: Southeast Asia

OPMT 714 | January 2019
Singapore & Vietnam
Bridges over a river in Eastern Europe with a town on it's bank.

Doing Business in Eastern Europe

MGMT 714 | March 2019
Prague and Budapest
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