Old Dominion University is at the nexus of teaching and research innovation—connecting future business professionals with the experiences they need to thrive.
Over 1,000 international students, hailing from 100 countries, join the bustling Old Dominion campus of over 25,000 students. Located in Norfolk, Virginia on Chesapeake Bay, the school occupies the heart of a dynamic urban center that is strategically linked with international trade and transportation.
Hands-on, active learning is a priority for the AACSB-accredited Strome College of Business at Old Dominion. Connections to the local business community bring real-world business challenges into the classroom, enriching the student experience.
At the undergraduate level, the school offers a broad range of majors on-campus and online.
At the graduate level, the college offers a variety of master’s programs and certificates, including the Master of Business Administration (MBA), the Master of Public Administration (MPA), M.S. in Accounting (MSA), M.A. in Economics, and Master’s in Maritime Trade and Supply Chain Management.
The MBA program has a rich history and boasts the option of additional certificates such as Project Management, Maritime and Logistics, and Healthcare. The MBA program is AACSB accredited with a strong curriculum taught by a highly qualified faculty. It is rigorous, relevant, and adaptable, and offers many opportunities for student enrichment.
A new Master’s in Maritime and Supply Chain Management (MSCM) is unique in the country. Building upon existing undergraduate and graduate level certification programs, the program develops understanding of the complex systems of international shipping, port management, distribution, and more. Students graduate into a growing field with abundant applied experience through the school’s Maritime Institute.
Old Dominion has long been a leader in distance learning; the online MBA is ranked 58 by U.S. News & World Report. This program is available to students in a completely online format, or in combination with in-residence classes. Online classes are also available to undergraduates. For international students in particular, an online or part-online program can reduce costs while maximizing opportunities, giving students flexibility and autonomy.
International students at Old Dominion benefit from a broad range of support. The school’s long tradition of applied research links programs to international business and reciprocal exchange programs. The Lumsden Bloomberg Trading Room and Research Lab, a brand new state-of- the-art communications lab that is under construction, and a student-focused Strome Entrepreneurial Center, generate and support student innovation and business leadership.