Why a Master of International Business?


The Master of International Business program at Saint Louis University - helping today’s professionals become tomorrow’s global leaders.

Top Reasons

The Master of International Business degree, executive format (EMIB) program welcomes students who are mature professionals, working in various industries, including manufacturing, R & D, finance, medicine, law, and aviation.

Join the program and prepare to meet the challenges of today’s global economy! Become fluent in international business with a Master of International Business degree, executive format (EMIB).



Twenty-one (21) months of in-depth international, global experiences that will give key professionals from any field a competitive edge. The program has an international focus… colleagues with a traditional MBA will not have this specialization!


Highly Ranked and Respected.

Saint Louis University’s Cook School international business graduate program, accredited by the AACSB, the premier accrediting body of business schools, was ranked 16th nationally by U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools 2013.



Tuition savings of more than 22 percent compared to the national average of EMBA degrees.


Bridging the Gap

Five core graduate business courses plus 13 required international business courses bridge the gap between business management skills and cultural skills needed to recognize how tradition, politics, economy, geography, etc. impact business practice.


Expert Faculty

The innovative curriculum, taught by faculty with degrees in international business and top executives from multinational corporations, is supplemented with guest lectures by successful global professionals and exciting discussion that allows Master of International Business students to share these global experiences.



A practical weekend format with classes on Saturday only, every other weekend from approx. 7:45 am to 4:30 pm, fall and spring semesters. As part of the new format for fall 2014, class attendance on campus is required one Saturday a month. A second Saturday class will be virtually delivered with the option to attend on campus.


Cohort Group/Alumni Network

With classes beginning every fall semester, participants progress as a cohort group, thus creating long term business contacts to support continued growth. Furthermore, the extensive alumni network is available through activities sponsored by the alumni association.


Immersion Experience

A two-week study abroad immerses students into new cultures using guest speakers and visits to local business, government and cultural sites.


Salary Increases

Salaries and bonus packages of recent Executive MBA graduates increased by 17.2 percent from program start to program end, according to 3,212 students from 102 programs who participated in the Executive MBA Council’s 2012 Student Exit Benchmarking Survey. In addition, 37 percent of students reported receiving promotions during their time in the program. We are pleased to announce that the Class of 2013 students ALL received promotions and new positions after graduating!