BSIB Degree Options

Create Your Own Path Set your own schedule as you work through our in-depth international business curriculum, taking courses in the principal fields of business and choosing among our seven business concentrations. You'll also choose your destination for international immersion from a wide variety of locations.

A Flexible Degree Path

Choose between the 4 or 5 year program

Pick courses and concentrations within our dynamic curriculum

Option of 1, 2 or 3 Co-ops

Choose your international experience:

Year-long Immersion 
One full semester of study at one of the traditional BSIB partners
One 6-month co-op in the host country
  • Study semester and co-op are completed in one consecutive year at the same location
  • Course work in the language of the host country with English language options
  • Business-based curricula
  • Dual degree opportunities
  • International Co-op assistance from BSIB partner school or the D'Amore-McKim Co-op department
Customized Study & Coop 
One fall or spring semester of study at a BSIB partner or via Global Experience Office
One 6-month international co-op
  • Study semesters and co-op can be completed in separate academic years and in different locations
  • Course work is generally taught in English
  • A wide variety of subjects are offered; not always business focused
  • Independent international Co-op search with oversight by the D'Amore-McKim Co-op department
Customized Study Semesters 
Two fall or spring semesters of study at a BSIB partner or via the Global Experience Office 
  • Study semesters can be completed in separate academic years and in different locations
  • Course work is generally taught in English
  • A wide variety of subjects are offered; not always business focused

Consider dual degree or PlusOne options

The Dual Degree Path

If you choose the year-long immersion to fulfill the international experience, you also have the choice to receive both the BSIB degree from Northeastern and the equivalent undergraduate degree from the partner school. This Dual Degree option is available at the following traditional BSIB partners: BrazilFranceGermanyIrelandItalyMexicoSpain, or the United Kingdom.

  • Complete your two or three years of study at Northeastern.
  • Fulfill a domestic co-op experience.
  • Spend two years at the partner institution completing course work and an international Co-op placement.

The dual degree option is an intensive program requiring a strong commitment. But in return, you'll be among the best-prepared international business graduates in the country. The benefits of a two-year immersion include:

  • Your depth of language and culture immersion increases.
  • Your language proficiency excels.
  • You'll expertise in navigating the local culture develops greatly.
  • You'll enter the workforce as a true global citizen.
  • Your ability to move smoothly from one context to another is solidified.