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Compliant with F-1 visa regulations, our program offers you the chance to build in-demand skills and cultural fluency through one of the country's top-ranked international business programs.

The Part-Time Graduate Certificate in International Business helps Boston-area professionals like you begin building the knowledge and skills you need to navigate the global marketplace, in as few as four courses.

Format

Full-time, Boston campus

Class Begins

For Boston campus students, there are two entry terms each year in January and September. 

Credits

15 (6 core and 9 elective)

Class Schedule

Monday–Thursday evening classes

Time to Complete

Eight months

Graduation

Degrees are conferred in May, August, and December.

GRE/GMAT Requirements

Graduate certificate programs do not require a GRE or GMAT score for admission.

F-1 visa compliant?

Yes, full-time study is compliant with F-1 visa requirements.

STEM Designated?

No.

Curricular Practical Training (CPT)

CPT is not offered at this time.

Optional Practical Training (OPT)

Yes. International students on an F-1 visa that study on our Boston campus for one year may become eligible to work in the U.S. for up to 12 months after completing their program.

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Format

Part-time, Boston campus; one course may be taken online

Class Begins

For Boston campus students, there are two entry terms each year in January and September.

Class Schedule

Monday–Thursday evening classes

Credits

12–15 (6 core and 6–9 elective)

Time to Complete

Flexible; up to three years

Graduation

Degrees are conferred in May, August, and December with a graduation ceremony held at the end of the spring term. Learn more about commencement.

GRE/GMAT Requirements

Graduate certificate programs do not require a GRE or GMAT score for admission.

F-1 visa compliant?

No.

STEM Designated?

No.

Curricular Practical Training (CPT)

CPT is not offered at this time.

Optional Practical Training (OPT)

No.

Ready to apply? Start here.

About our students

All Graduate Certificate Classes of 2022

Women52%
Men48%
International Students89.7%
Average Age31 years old
Average Work Experience> 1 year
Class Size29

Top Undergraduate Majors Represented

Accounting & Finance18%
Business Administration18%
Communications5%
Computer Science 9%
Economics9%
Engineering7%
Other27%
Science7%

Top Industries Represented

Consulting 2%
Consumer Products 7%
Financial Services9%
Government2%
Manufacturing9%
Media/Entertainment 5%
Non-Profit14%
Other18%
Pharmaceutical 2%
Pre-professional16%
Real Estate2%
Technology11%

Featured Faculty

Gain concrete skills and practice-oriented knowledge in accounting and finance through the real-world lessons brought into the classroom by your professors, leading practitioners in the industry, and at the top of their field.

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