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International Business Concentration

Concentration Overview

The international business concentration will prepare scholars who have interests in the theory, research and practice of management with a cross-border or cross-cultural dimension. Given the trend of globalization and the importance of emerging economies, international business has become one of the fastest-growing areas of interest by both academic researchers and practitioners. 

For the latest course information please visit the UMass Lowell online Graduate Catalog.

Course Work

Five Required Foundation Courses (Common to All ph.d. Concentrations)

MGMT.7300 Research Design Methods I
ECON.7310 Statistics
ECON.7330 Econometrics I
ECON.7300 Microeconomic Theory
Managerial Research Seminar (non-credit)

Two Required Advanced Research Design/Methods Courses

MGMT.7330 Research Design Methods II 
ECON.7340 Econometrics II OR
MIST.7370 Multivariate Statistical Methods OR
Qualitative Research Methods (coordinator approval required)

Six concentration courses

MGMT.7600 International Business Research
MKTG.7400 International Marketing Research
FINA.7830 Research in International Finance
MGMT.7610 International Management Research
MGMT.7620 International Business Research Methods
One approved Doctoral level elective

And complete all dissertation credits and requirements