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International Business

Course Delivery
100% online
Total Credits
14
Approximate Tuition Cost
$8,000
Accreditation
The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

International Business Graduate Certificate Program Overview

The International Business graduate certificate allows students to gain specialized knowledge in various domains of international business. Study abroad options are possible, with no language skills required.

Accreditation: AACSB, International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

Program Structure

  • 14 minimum total credits
  • 5 graduate-level courses
  • Study abroad options are available to use for credit hours toward this certificate program

International Business Graduate Certificate Admissions Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 2.750 GPA in accounting classes and 2.700 overall GPA on a 4.000 point scale
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Résumé
  • English language proficiency - all international students must provide proof of English language proficiency (unless they meet specific exceptions) by earning one of the following:
    • Minimum 550 TOEFL PBT score
    • Minimum 79 TOEFL IBT score
    • Minimum 77 MELAB score
    • Minimum 6.5 IELTS score
    • Minimum 58 PTE score
    • Minimum 110 Duolingo English score

For more information about graduate admissions, visit the graduate admission website. For more information on international admissions, visit the international admission website.

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Important Dates

Jul
15
Application Deadline
Fall 1 (August Start)
Aug
21
Classes Begin
Fall 2023
Sep
15
Application Deadline
Fall 2 (October Start)

International Business Graduate Certificate Courses

The courses required for the certificate can be found at the link below:

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International Business Graduate Certificate Tuition and Fees

Ohio Residents

Per Credit Hour Per 3-Credit Course Approximate Tuition Cost
$571.90 $1,715.70

$8,000 part-time1

$6,300 full-time2

Non-Ohio Residents

Per Credit Hour Per 3-Credit Course Approximate Tuition Cost
$581.90 $1,745.70

$7,800 part-time3

$6,400-$6,500 full-time4

1The $571.90 per-credit-hour tuition rate applies to part-time Ohio resident graduate students taking fewer than 11 credit hours per semester.

2The flat-rate semester fee of $6,277.40 applies to full-time Ohio resident graduate students taking between 11-18 credit hours per semester.

3The $581.90 per-credit-hour tuition rate applies to part-time non-Ohio resident graduate students enrolled in a fully online degree program and taking fewer than 11 credit hours per semester, PLUS a surcharge of $10 per credit hour.

4The flat-rate semester fee of $6,277.40 applies to full-time non-Ohio resident graduate students enrolled in a fully online degree program and taking between 11-18 credit hours, PLUS a surcharge of $10 per credit hour of actual credits taken (between 11-18 semester credits or $110-$180).

An additional Distance Learning fee for all students enrolled in a distance learning course is $15 per credit hour.

Actual tuition costs may vary based on a student’s chosen academic plan. For a complete listing of tuition rates for approved online programs, please contact Kent State’s Financial, Billing & Enrollment Center at 330-672-6000 or via our website Contact Us link.

The total program costs are estimates and are not final or binding. Program costs are based on standard fees, but fees may vary based on the actual classes taken.  Kent State University disclaims any liability arising from the use of or reliance upon these program cost estimates by any person.  Program costs are subject to change without notice.

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