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University of South Carolina - Columbia — Moore School of Business

Program Type:
Coverdell Fellows
Moore School of Business
Degrees Awarded:
International Master of Business Administration
Admissions Deadlines:

November 15 or February 15

Admissions Cycle:

rolling admission decision

Program Start:
Admission is for summer II session.
Program Founded:
October, 2004


All fellowship and scholarship awards at the Moore School are based on academic and professional merit. Therefore, the amount of award may vary depending on the candidate's credentials. In the past, awards amounting to 67% of tuition scholarship have benn granted. Other benefits include: extensive overseas internship, option to study a language (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, or Portuguese), option to do a foreign academic exchange, comprehensive career management program, and unique international business curriculum.


The International MBA (IMBA) program was founded in 1974 at the Moore School of Business. The cornerstones of the program are: foreign language study, 4-month overseas internship requirement, unique internationalized business core curriculum, opportunity to study abroad in the second year, and concentration in an area of specialization through elective course work in the second year. Areas of specialization include corporate accounting and finance; treasury and risk management; financial institutions and capital markets; securities analysis and portfolio management; economic and business analysis; brand management; customer relationship management; management for the corporation; human resources; entrepreneurship; operations; information systems and technology; and economic development. Fellows may also pursue an IMBA/JD joint degree.

Fellows will work with the Small Business Development Center to help promote Hispanic and other minority businesses, or with NetImpact, a student organization, an international non-profit who's mission it is to make a positive impact on society by growing and strengthening a community of leaders who use business to improve the world.



Transcripts from undergraduate institution with a four-year bachelor degree from an accredited college or university (discipline is not limited to business...all majors accepted), above average performance in undergrad (average GPA is 3.3), GMAT (average is 650), two letters of recommendation, statement of purpose (500-word essay), international questionnaire (short-essay questions), resume, and supplemental application. Applications are online

For inquiries about Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program, call 855.855.1961 x1440.

Program Contacts

If you have questions, please contact:
Marcelo Frias
Director of Recruitment

Moore School of Business
Columbia, South Carolina 29208
(803) 777-4346

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