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International Accelerator Program

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UofSC Live

Enhance your career by pursuing a Global Strategy Certificate in your home country with the University of South Carolina Live digital classroom experience.

When you study with our live-to-device digital classroom experience, you will earn credits toward a master’s degree in international business and gain a competitive edge toward admission to elite business programs. This part-time program is intended to accommodate your needs and objectives, or allow you to continue in your current professional role.

The Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina is renowned for its international expertise, offering number one ranked international business programs at both the graduate and undergraduate levels (U.S. News & World Report, 2021). Take the next step toward advancing your international business career by pursing UofSC Live’s innovative graduate certificate program right from your home country.

This flexible program has two tracks:

- Master's Start Business 

Study one semester and earn six credit hours, with two core graduate courses that can be applied toward the Global Strategy Certificate, a master’s degree in business, or to stand out among applicants in your next professional role.

- Global Strategy Certificate

Study two semesters and earn 12 credit hours, completing the requirements of the Global Strategy Certificate. These courses can then be applied toward the Master in International Business degree from UofSC’s highly ranked business school.

Upon successful completion of the Global Strategy Certificate, you may be invited to apply to the full degree program and complete your master’s degree on campus in Columbia, South Carolina, U.S. Alternatively, you can explore other opportunities with a graduate certificate and transcript from UofSC.

 

UofSC Live brings the classroom to you 

Our innovative digital classroom experience uses cutting-edge technology to stream faculty-led courses live to your device in real time. The classroom provides extensive interaction with leading international business faculty and fellow students forming an exceptional professional network to support your career and future success.

Get a head start on your graduate education
  • Enroll for Fall 2020 or Spring 2021—no study delays or interruptions.
  • Earn credits toward a master’s degree in business while you work.
Experience a digital classroom that rivals being there
  • Not just another online program—learn from top-ranked UofSC faculty in a rigorous and collaborative environment.
  • Engage with professors and classmates in real time, and interact even more than in a traditional classroom.
  • Get bilingual support for academic coursework with a local team.
Enjoy a flexible and affordable program
  • Stay on track by studying from wherever you call home.
  • Take advantage of a late start.
Benefit from additional support services
  • Learn with English-language instruction tailored to your level.
  • Receive professional development assistance designed for business careers.

How it works  

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Learn from anywhere

 

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Streamed live to your device 

 

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Led by faculty in real time 

 

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Collaborate with your cohort 

 

 

Explore your options 

UofSC Live offers two graduate tracks via our digital classroom experience:

 Location Live online platform, learn from anywhere
 Length 1 semester
Credits  6 credits (transferable*)
Students  Recent graduates, no professional experience required
Courses 2 graduate courses, with credits applicable toward a certificate or master’s degree in business or international business
Goal  Apply to a master’s degree in business, certificate, or first business-related position
Support  Professional development and English-language/ESL tutoring
Result   Transcript, Certificate of Completion

*All credits are transferable to the Master of International Business degree program. Students may apply to enroll in the MIB program following completion of the Global Strategy Certificate.

 Location Live online platform, learn from anywhere
Length   2 Semesters
Credits  12 graduate credits (transferable*)
Students  Working professionals with an undergraduate business degree
Courses  4 graduate courses, with credits applicable toward a master’s degree in international business 
Goal  Apply to a master’s of international business program in the U.S., or put skills to use in the global marketplace
Support  Professional development and English-language/ESL tutoring
Result Global Strategy Certificate, Transcript

*All credits are transferable to the Master of International Business degree program. Students may apply to enroll in the MIB program following completion of the Global Strategy Certificate.

Sample courses 

UofSC’s top-rated business school faculty lead you through a rigorous core curriculum as you take the next step toward pursuing your master’s degree or business career. You will learn from and be mentored by world-class instructors and collaborate with your classmates on engaging assignments and hands-on research projects.

  • Global Management
  • Data Analytics
    Courses and content  are subject to change. 
  • Global Management
  • Data Analytics
  • Comparative Corporate Governance
  • Elective—specialization in Management or Entrepreneurship
    Courses and content are subject to change.

Costs and Important Dates

Dates Fall 2020
Application Due  August 24, 2020
Payment Due  August 26, 2020
Bootcamp Start  September 9, 2020
Program Start September 14, 2020
Costs Fall 2020                   
 Estimated Tuition  $11,000
Dates Fall 2020
Application Due  August 24, 2020
Payment Due   August 31, 2020
Program Start  September 14, 2020
Costs Fall 2020                   
 Estimated Tuition  $14,000

 Entry Requirements 

  • Qualifying undergraduate degree
  • 6.0 IELTS
  • 2.5 GPA
  • Qualifying business undergraduate degree or 1-2 years work experience
  • 6.0 IELTS
  • 2.5 GPA
  • Résumé may be required 

Take the next step in advancing your business career 

Start by filling out our application.

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