Two Year MBA Program
The Two-Year MBA program is designed for students who have not had an undergraduate business education or for students who would like more depth of specialization than is possible under the Advanced Entry Program. This program is also appropriate for international students who have completed a 3 year BA degree.
Core Curriculum (22 credits)
The core curriculum provides a rigorous introduction to a wide range of business functions and disciplines
- International Organizational Behavior (2 credits)
- Marketing Management (2 credits)
- Managerial Economics (2 credits)
- Financial Accounting (2 credits)
- Managerial Accounting (2 credits)
- Financial Management (2 credits)
- Topics in International Economics (2 credits)
- Operations Management (2 credits)
- Global Business Strategies (2 credits)
- Quantitative Analysis for Business (4 credits)
International Business Plan (6 credits)
The International Business Plan is a team-based consulting project that students complete for a client company. Teams of students work with the sponsoring company, under faculty supervision, to develop a comprehensive plan for international business development.
Electives and Specializations (20 credits)
The MBA program offers a wide range of electives on business and policy topics such as Business Models for Sustainable Development and Social Impact Investment.
MBA students must complete a 6 credit functional sequence to develop analytical skills relevant to their career interests. Functional sequences are available in:
- International Finance
- International Marketing
- Quantitative Analysis
- International Economics, and
- Operations /Supply Chain Management
The remaining 14 credits can be dedicated to topics in business and public policy relevant to their career interests. The Fisher International MBA program currently offers defined specializations in:
- International Finance and Economics
- International Marketing
- International Sustainable Business
- Business and International Development
- Localization Management
Language Studies program courses are offered in 7 languages, including Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Japanese, Russian and Spanish. Through the Institute's renowned content-based instruction, students combine advanced-level language study with topics related to their graduate coursework. Our Intercultural Competency offerings provide students the cross-cultural communication skills needed to pursue global career opportunities.
Language Studies/ Summer Intensive Learning Program/ Middlebury Language School or Schools Abroad courses (8 credits or more)
Intercultural Competence courses (up to 4 credits)
Experienced students who do not choose to seek a summer internship may complete the program in 16 months by doing the business plan in the summer following the first year and taking additional courses during remaining semesters. Students choosing this option will work with the MBA Career and Academic Advisor to map out an appropriate study plan.