International MBA Curriculum — IMBA Courses

Add both MBA and cross-cultural experience to your résumé

From San Diego to Madrid and beyond, here are the classes you will need to complete your International MBA. International MBA students can take classes in up to five countries over the span of 11 months. A total of 44 units are required for all International MBA students. Of these, 33 must come from core courses, and 11 from electives.

Students entering the University of San Diego and/or declaring a major during 2018-2019, should follow information contained in the printed course catalog (also known as the "catalog of record") published on May 1, 2018. Access the catalog of record at

Requirements for the International Master of Business Administration

International Foundations (Madrid, Spain)10
GSBA 500Strategy for the Entrepreneurial Manager2
GSBA 515Leading Multicultural Teams and Organizations3
GSBA 519International Economy and Business2
GSBA 536Current Topics in Management Consulting2
GSBA 588Global Perspectives and Business Practices in Organizations Part I1
International Management (San Diego, CA)12
GSBA 502Statistics and Analytics for Decision Making2
GSBA 504Marketing for Global Managers2
GSBA 505Financial Management and Analysis3
GSBA 506Operations and Global Supply Chain Management2
GSBA 510Financial Accounting and Statement Analysis3
International Consulting Project (International Location)3
GSBA 593International Consulting Project3
International Execution (San Diego, CA)8
GSBA 508Law, Policy and Ethics in Global Business2
GSBA 517Sustainable Business Model Innovation and Design1-2
GSBA 589Global Perspectives and Business Practices in Organizations Part II1
GSBA 590Agile Strategies3
Electives (San Diego and International Locations)11

Additional Requirement: Two business related community service activities (12 - 15 hours total)