Program Options: A Flexible Degree Path

Set your own schedule as you work through our in-depth international business curriculum, taking courses in the principal fields of business and choosing among our seven business concentrations. You’ll also choose your destination for international immersion from a wide variety of locations.

  • Choose between the 4 or 5 year program
  • Pick courses and concentrations within our dynamic curriculum
  • Option of 1, 2 or 3 co-ops

International Study Options

Year-long Immersion 

One fall or spring semester of study plus a 6-month co-op through a BSIB partner institution.

  • Study semester and co-op are completed in one consecutive year at the same location
  • Course work in the language of the host country with English language options
  • Business-based curricula
  • International Co-op advising from the partner school
  • PlusOne masters program opportunities

Customized Study & Coop 

One fall or spring semester of study and one 6-month international co-op.

  • Study semesters and co-op can be completed in separate academic years and in different countries
  • Course work is generally taught in English
  • A wide variety of subjects are offered; business focus recommended
  • Independent international co-op search with final approval by D’Amore-McKim co-op department

Customized Study Semesters 

Two fall or spring semesters of study.

  • Study semesters can be completed in separate academic years and in different countries
  • Course work is generally taught in English
  • A wide variety of subjects are offered; business focus recommended

The Dual Degree Path

If you choose the year-long immersion to fulfill the international experience, you also have the choice to receive both the BSIB degree from Northeastern and the equivalent undergraduate degree from the partner school. This Dual Degree option is available at our BSIB partner schools in Brazil, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Spain, and the United Kingdom. To earn the dual degree you must:

  • Complete two or three years of study at Northeastern.
  • Fulfill a domestic co-op experience.
  • Spend two years at the partner institution completing course work and an international Co-op placement.

The dual degree option is an intensive program requiring a strong commitment. In return, you’ll be among the best-prepared international business graduates in the country. The benefits of a two-year immersion include:

  • Your language proficiency excels.
  • Your expertise in navigating the local culture develops greatly.
  • Your international experiences transform you into a global citizen.

The PlusOne Master of Science Path

Northeastern offers BSIB students the unique opportunity to graduate with a both the BS in International Business and a masters degree in International Management, Finance or Accounting on an expedited timeline. Take advantage of our PlusOne programs to apply certain coursework during your senior year toward both your graduate and undergraduate degrees.