Graduate Studies

The Master and Doctorate programs at Endicott College of International Studies have been structured to provide a unique blend of strong conceptual foundations and practical skills. Students will be prepared to become well-rounded team players with cross-cultural competencies and a global perspective. Students may specialize in Management Studies (Masters and Doctor), International Studies (Masters) or Technology (Masters).

The Master programs are divided in three parts: Core, Specialization, and Elective. Students are required to complete 24 credit hours (plus one thesis) or 27 credit hours without thesis over three or four semesters, and achieve a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher in order to graduate. The components of the curriculum are:

The Curriculum of Master Program (Management)

Courses Grades/Time
Core Courses
(Mandatory)
Management Principles 3/3
Management Strategy of Company 3/3
Survey Methodology 3/3
Elective Courses Economics 3/3
Human Resource Management 3/3
Marketing Strategy 3/3
Financial Management 3/3
Specialization Courses International Business 3/3
International Commerce 3/3
Seminar on Korean Economy 3/3
Global Supply Chain Management Research 3/3
Required Credits for Graduation 1. Thesis Option : 24 Credits (Common Core 9 , Combined Specialization & Elective Courses 15)
2. Non-Thesis Option : 27 Credits (Common Core 9 , Combined Specialization & Elective Courses 18)

The Doctorate programs are also divided in three parts: Core, Specialization, and Elective. Students are required to complete 36 credit hours over five or six semesters followed by a thesis writing. Each Doctorate candidate should achieve a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher in order to graduate. The components of the curriculum are:

The Curriculum of Doctorate Program (Management)

Courses Grades/Time
Common Mandatory
(Choose minimum of 3)
Management Principles 3/3
Management Strategy of Company 3/3
Statistics and Decision Making 3/3
Survey Methodology 3/3
Managerial Economics 3/3
Management Research Capstone Project 3/3
Elective Courses Special topics for Economics 3/3
Special topics for Human Resource Management 3/3
Special topics for Marketing Strategy 3/3
Special topics for Financial Management 3/3
Special Topics in International Business 3/3
Special Topics in Global Supply Chain Management 3/3
Special Topics in Foreign Direct Investment and Management 3/3
Special topics for Advanced MIS 3/3
Specialized Major Special topics for Overseas Regional Study 3/3
Special topics for Foreign Direct Investment and Management 3/3
Special topics for International Business 3/3
Special topics for International Commerce 3/3
Special topics for Korean Economy 3/3
Graduation Credits 36 Grades (Common Mandatory 9 , Combined Specialization & Elective Courses 27)