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Master of Business Administration

The UIC Business Master of Business Administration program is designed to support your academic and professional development. Here, you will find everything you need to successfully navigate through your MBA journey.

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A minimum of one concentration is required to graduate. Additional concentrations are optional.

  • A concentration requires a minimum of 12 credit hours.
  • Courses can only be applied to one concentration.
  • Advanced courses are not offered with the same frequency as core courses. Careful planning will facilitating scheduling the courses you want.
  • Independent study courses (ending in 596) may also count toward concentrations, if approved.
  • Note: this list is not exhaustive. Consult with an academic adviser if you have questions.

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Interested in studying outside of the United States? UIC Business offers several opportunities to study abroad.

Doing Business in Brazil

Doing Business in Brazil is a two-week course in Sao Paulo, Brazil. This program takes place at the Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV EAESP), which is one of the top business schools in South America. This program provides an overview of the political, economic, and social aspects of conducting business for professionals, executives, and academics who are interested in the Brazilian market. MBA students will receive four elective credits for participating in the program.

EM Normandie International Summer School

EM Normandie International Summer School offers students the opportunity to participate in a 2- or 4-week international experience in Paris and Le Havre, France. This program is offered through the EM Normandie Business School, which is one of the oldest business schools in France and a top institution for higher education. Students may take a variety of business courses (including management, marketing, and international business) and engage in business meetings and cultural visits. MBA students can earn 3 or 6 credits for participating in the program.

Doing Business in Argentina

Doing Business in Argentina is a one-week program at the IAE Business School in the suburb of Pilar in Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. This program offers students insight into the Latin American business world, including the comprehensive dynamics, and opportunities and challenges. Students will delve into Latin America’s business setting and participate in company visits and conferences. MBA Students will receive two credits for participating in the program.

Sudhakar (Sid) Balachandran Heading link

Director of MBA Graduate Studies

601 S. Morgan St., UH 2310, Illinois


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