Brandeis International Business School

USA

Become World Ready

The study of the global economy is at the heart of the educational experience at Brandeis International Business School (IBS). By teaching rigorous business, finance and economics, connecting students to best practices and immersing them in international experiences, Brandeis IBS prepares exceptional individuals from around the globe to become principled professionals in companies and public institutions worldwide.
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Brandeis IBS provides a thorough exploration of international business, economics and finance. Our academic curriculum, the research interests of our faculty and the composition of the student body all contribute to making this a truly global business school.

Master of Arts in International Economics and Finance (MA)
Whether you plan to manage investment portfolios, design a government's trade policies, or oversee a company's finances, you will need to understand the forces that drive the global economy and the operations of capital markets. The Brandeis IBS Master of Arts in International Economics and Finance (MA) degree addresses these needs by combining a rigorous quantitative curriculum with real-world preparation.

Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA)

The new Master of Science in Business Analytics degree1 program at Brandeis IBS combines data analytics and related programming courses with training in finance, marketing and business dynamics. Students will graduate with an understanding of statistical, programming, data visualization and econometric methods of analyzing data in order to make economic, financial and business decisions.


Master of Science in Finance (MSF)
If you're considering a master's degree, finance is an in-demand and highly marketable focus area.

As you read this, you might be in Boston, Brussels, or Beijing – or anywhere in between. Perhaps you're in the early stages of a finance career, are about to complete your undergraduate studies, or are interested in a career change. You may be preparing for the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) exam, or simply thinking about harnessing your keen interest in financial theory, global markets, and financial analysis and strategy.

PhD in International Economics and Finance

Our PhD program focuses on developing vital research, teaching, high-level policy making, and consulting skills. The Brandeis IBS PhD program is distinguished by its international economics and finance orientation as well as its corresponding focus on practical applications in policy and business.

The PhD program’s core courses are similar to those of a rigorous economics degree but its electives target the practical skills rather than theory.

Students have the opportunity to conduct research abroad as well as participate in seminars and research projects not only at Brandeis, but at other institutions in the Boston area.

Here at Brandeis International Business School (IBS), we can offer you essential insights into the world of professional finance – and help you make your mark on that world.

Programme Info

Master of Science in Finance (MSF) 

Accreditation: AACSB

Ranking: Our Master of Science in Finance (MSF) program is ranked #10 in the country by the TFE Times (formerly The Financial Engineer)
Starting Dates: August 2018
Length of Program: Full Time: 16 months
Practicum (internship, field project): Required
Application Deadlines:

November 1 
January 15*
March 15 

April 15

*Priority deadline for scholarship consideration

Student Body

Average GMAT: 710
Average GPA: 3.6
Male to Female Ratio: 28:72

Average Age: 22

Admission

  • All transcripts
  • GMAT or GRE Score
  • TOEFL, IELTS or PTE Score - TOEFL (internet-based) score of 100, TOEFL (paper-based) score of 600, IELTS score of 7.0 or PTE Academic score of 68
  • Resume (program does not require work experience)
  • Essay
  • Video Essay
  • Prerequisites Financial Management and Statistics
  • Recommendations (2)
  • $100 Application Fee

Costs

Tuition:

$57,709 (annual)*

Fees
$75 Orientation fee (charged in the first term of the program)
$44 Student Activity fee (charged in each term of the program)

Programme Info

Master of Arts in International Economics and Finance (MA)

Accreditation: AACSB

Ranking:
The Financial Times has ranked the MA in International Economics and Finance among the top ten U.S. pre-experience programs for five years in a row.
Starting Dates: August 2018
Length of Program: 24 months
Practicum (internship, field project): Required
Application Deadlines:

November 1 
January 15*
March 15 

April 15

*Priority deadline for scholarship consideration

Student Body

Average GMAT: 723
Average GPA: 3.4
Male to Female Ratio: 34:66
Average Age: 22

Admission

  • All transcripts
  • GMAT or GRE Score
  • TOEFL, IELTS or PTE Score - TOEFL (internet-based) score of 100, TOEFL (paper-based) score of 600, IELTS score of 7.0 or PTE Academic score of 68 
  • Resume (program does not require work experience)
  • Essay
  • Video Essay
  • Prerequisites Statistics, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics
  • Recommended Course: Finance
  • Recommendations (2)
  • $ 100 Application Fee

Costs

Tuition:
$50,965 (annual)

Fees:
$75 Orientation fee (charged in the first term of the program)
$44 Student Activity fee (charged in each term of the program)
 

Programme Info

Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) 

Accreditation: AACSB
STEM-Designated


Ranking: New Program
Starting Dates: August 2018
Length of Program: Full Time: 11 months
Analytics Consulting Field Project: included
Application Deadlines:

November 1 
January 15*
March 15 

April 15

*Priority deadline for scholarship consideration

Admission

  • All transcripts
  • GMAT or GRE Score
  • TOEFL, IELTS or PTE Score - TOEFL (internet-based) score of 100, TOEFL (paper-based) score of 600, IELTS score of 7.0 or PTE Academic score of 68
  • Resume (program does not require work experience)
  • Essay
  • Video Essay
  • Prerequisite Statistics
  • Recommendations (2)
  • $100 Application Fee

Costs

Tuition:
$63,706 (total program cost)

Fees: 
$75 Orientation fee (charged in the first term of the program)
$44 Student Activity fee (charged in each term of the program)

Programme Info

PhD in International Economics and Finance

Accreditation: AACSB

Starting Dates: August 2018
Length of Program: Full Time: 4-5 years
Application Deadlines:

January 15
 

Admission

  • All transcripts
  • GMAT or GRE Score
  • TOEFL, IELTS or PTE Score - TOEFL (internet-based) score of 100, TOEFL (paper-based) score of 600, IELTS score of 7.0 or PTE Academic score of 68
  • Resume (program does not require work experience)
  • Essay
  • Writing Sample
  • Prerequisites Calculus (three semesters through Multivariate), Linear Algebra, Statistics, Intermediate Microeconomics, Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • Recommendations (3)
  • $100 Application Fee

Costs

Tuition
$50,965 (annual) for first three years of program

Fees
$3,094 (annual post-res fee) for 4th year & beyond until all coursework is completed 
$1,548 (annual continuation fee) once all coursework is completed & student is ABD
$75 Orientation fee (charged in first term of the program)
$44 Student Activity fee (charged in each term of the program)

Most PhD students are provided full-tuition waviers and health benefits. 


SCHOLARSHIPS: Brandeis International Business School is committed to attracting highly qualified students from around the world. We demonstrate this commitment by offering generous merit-based scholarships to both domestic and international students in our programs.

Contacts

Brandeis International Business School
Admissions Office
415 South Street, MS 032
Waltham, MA 02453

globaladmissions@brandeis.edu
781-736-2252

To Learn More:

https://www.brandeis.edu/global/

To Apply:

https://apply.global.brandeis.edu/apply/

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