This program trains leaders in emerging professions at the intersection of business, public policy and development.
Why Get a Joint Degree in Business and International Policy & Development?
Businesses both large and small are increasingly seeking ways to effectively function across borders, both in their operations and strategy. A better knowledge of public and trade policy can increase the efficiency and effectiveness of businesses. At the same time, governments and NGOs are increasingly seeking ways to harness market forces to reach sustainable development goals. Our joint degree offers training that is both effective and attractive to employers by blending policy-based knowledge and skills with business competencies.
The joint degree program offers students the opportunity to earn two degrees: an MBA in Global Impact Management and an MA in International Policy and Development. Through the MBA option, you'll have the opportunity to pursue our One Year (12-month) or 20-month MBA programs.
The joint program has an integrated curriculum comprised of core business coursework, core coursework in public policy and global development, core integrated skills courses, plus electives and foreign language courses. Students can complete the joint program in five semesters with a course load of 16 units per semester.
Our graduates are working for a wide range of professional organizations including:
- Senior Associate, Customs and International Trade, Ernst & Young
- International Trade Compliance Analyst, Department of Commerce
- Commercial Officer, U.S. Commercial Service
- Economic Growth Officer, USAID Morocco