By teaching rigorous business, finance, and economics, connecting students to best practices and immersing them in international experiences, Brandeis International Business School prepares exceptional individuals from around the globe to become principled professionals in companies and public institutions worldwide.
Brandeis IBS adopts a traditional two-year Full Time MBA option and an accelerated 1 year program. Their 64 credit two year curriculum consists of 30 elective credits, which can be used to complete one or two of the schools concentrations: Data Analytics (STEM-designated), Finance, Marketing, Real Estate, and Strategy and Innovation.
The school also offers two accelerated degree options, including a one-year Accelerated MA program for students who have completed a bachelor’s degree in business or economics at a U.S. college or university. Brandeis IBS also offers a one-year Accelerated MBA designed for students with substantial work or managerial experience and relevant transfer coursework.
Brandeis’ five graduate programs offer many prospects for learning and enhancing a student’s career in the field. The
Ranked 3rd in the U.S. among pre-experience programs by the Financial Times, the Master of Arts in International Economics and Finance (MA), delves into economics and finance while maintaining the importance and impact of culture and diversity within these international contexts. Students of the program come from over 50 countries allowing for meaningful dialogue and interaction that only enriches the diverse program.
Brandeis IBS is part of Brandeis University, a medium-sized private research university ranked among the most selective in the country by U.S. News & World Report. Brandeis students have unsurpassed access to renowned faculty and a global network of over 50,000 alumni spanning 160 countries.
Nimisha Shinday, ‘18 graduate of the Brandeis IBS Accelerated MA program, was one of the first to graduate from the program. She’s currently working as a Strategy Consulting Senior Analyst at Accenture. Shinday’s education and work with area startups and her role on the board of directors for the Boys’ and Girls’ Clubs of Waltham handling data analytics and data management, has helped prepare her for her role as a strategy consulting analyst.
She has advice for those considering entering the AMA program. “It goes by very quickly, so be ready to take advantage of all the opportunities here. IBS has so much to offer students, but when you’re in a program for one year, it’s easy to miss out. Be hungry for that extra experience you can get out of it—not just a degree, but the cool little perks of being an IBS student.”