Organizations, Strategy and International Management FAQ



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General Program Overview
  • Is undergraduate degree in business a requirement to pursue this program?
  • No. We accept candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences. Business degree is advisable but not a requirement.

  • Is job experience required for the program?
  • Job experience is not a requirement, however, most of our students have an average of 3-4 years experience.

  • What is the total cost of the program?
  • The successful completion of the program requires 36 semester credit hours. The tentative cost of program can be determined from the Bursar’s office

  • Are International trips and study abroad programs required for the program?
  • No, however, it is highly recommended that students participate at least in one of the study trips organized by JSOM. Foreign study trips are important as they help graduating students understand how international business is successfully conducted, develop an international network and increase global awareness.

  • How many years does it take to complete the program?
  • It can take from 1.5 to 2.5 years to get your MS degree depending on how many semester credit hours you decide to take each semester.

Admission Requirements/Procedures
  • Do you accept GRE or GMAT scores?
  • We accept both GRE and GMAT scores for admission to MS programs

  • What is the deadline for application for admission?
  • Application Deadline for US citizens and Residents
    Term Application Deadline Documentation Deadline
    Fall – Full Term July 1 August 1
    Spring – Full Term November 1 December 1
    Summer (11 week session) April 1 May 1
    Application & Documentation deadlines for International Students
      F-1, J-1 visa holders All other visa holders
    Fall Semester March 1 April 1
    Spring Semester May 1 July 1
    Summer Semester September 1 November 1
  • Are there any prerequisites for the program?
  • There are no prerequisites for the program.