Requirements: NGO and Mission-Based Management Track

MSc in International Management (40 credits)

Requirements and credit counts differ for the various Master’s programs at AUP. Please note that all requirements from previous years can be found in our archive catalogs.

Graduate students must maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00. Students with a GPA of less than 3.00 will be placed on probation. Only two grades of C (or C+) may be counted towards an M.A. degree. Students do not earn credit for grades below C.

All courses carry four credits unless otherwise noted. 

 

Core Courses (26 credits)

Course Number Course Name
BA5001 Accounting & Management Control
BA5012 Management, Ethics & Theory
BA5021 Organizational Behavior (2 credits)
BA5035 International Financial Management
BA5041 Marketing Strategy (2 credits)
BA5055 NGO & Mission-Based Management (2 credits)
BA5062 Management of Complexity (2 credits)
BA5071 Strategic Management (2 credits)
PO5002 NGO Financial Management (2 credits)
PLUS (2 CREDITS)
COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME 
BA5099 or
BA5019
Research Methods or
Consulting Methods

 

Electives (8 credits)

Course Number Course Name
  chosen from the BA or graduate course offerings

 

INTERNSHIP OR THESIS (6 credits)

End-level completions are either a thesis or internship. 

Course Number Course Name
BA5095
or BA5098
Thesis (requires BA5099) 
or Internship (requires BA5019)

 

 

RECOMMENDED TIMELINE (FALL ENTRY)

FALL SPRING SUMMER FALL
2 core courses 2 core courses 2 elective courses Internship/Thesis*
2 elective courses 2 elective courses    
16 credits 16 credits 8 credits 8 credits

 

RECOMMENDED TIMELINE (SPRING ENTRY)

SPRING SUMMER FALL SPRING
2 core courses 2 elective courses 2 core courses Internship/Thesis*
2 elective courses   2 elective courses  
16 credits 8 credits 16 credits 8 credits

 

ACCELERATED TIMELINE

- IMPORTANT NOTE: STUDENTS CAN CHOOSE THIS OPTION UPON APPROVAL FROM THEIR ACADEMIC ADVISOR
1ST SEMESTER 2ND SEMESTER 3RD SEMESTER
2 core courses 2 core courses 2 elective courses
2 elective courses 2 elective courses Internship/Thesis*
16 credits 16 credits 16 credits

 

* The length of the internship or thesis may vary, however—many students choose to take additional time for these components. 
** A special note:  U.S. Federal regulations state that AUP students receiving federal loans cannot do their Internship or write up their thesis in the United States. Students can only complete an Internship in the United States when it is not in pursuit of their degree.