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Offered as an online, full-time, course-based program, the Master of International Trade (M.I.T.) degree brings together practical hands-on experience with academic expertise in a unique and innovative interdisciplinary approach to international trade. Addressing a range of political, economic, commercial, technological, legal and social issues, the program is designed for professionals and practitioners engaged in international trade as practitioners or policy analysts in government, international organizations, and the private sector, as well as students interested in pursuing a career in international trade.
This interdisciplinary distance education graduate program is delivered through the internet, using the Blackboard learning management system, and provides students with the flexibility to earn a master’s degree entirely online. Students from a wide variety of disciplines including, for example, the liberal arts, commerce, and law are encouraged to apply for admission. For more information, visit the School of Public Policy website.
Master of International Trade (M.I.T.)
- a four-year honours degree, or equivalent, from a recognized college or university in an academic discipline relevant to the proposed field of study. Please note that equivalent academic and experiential preparation or academic preparation in other disciplines may also be considered for the program.
- a cumulative weighted average of at least a 70% (U of S grade system equivalent) in the last two years of study (i.e. 60 credit units)
- Applicants are required to have academic credit for one introductory course in both micro-economics and macro-economics before commencing their course work
- Language Proficiency Requirements: Proof of English proficiency may be required for international applicants and for applicants whose first language is not English. See the College of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Academic Information and Policies in this Catalogue for more information
- GPS 960.0
- GPS 961.0 if research involves human subjects
- GPS 962.0 if research involves animals subjects
- 27 credit units of the following Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS) courses, all of which are online, including:
- JSGS 871.3 Research Methods in International Trade Policy
- JSGS 872.3 International Trade and Commercial Policy
- JSGS 873.3 International Trade Theory
- JSGS 874.3 International Monetary Economics
- JSGS 875.3 Politics of International Trade
- JSGS 876.3 International Trade Law
- JSGS 877.3 International Commercial Transactions
- JSGS 878.3 International Business Environment
- JSGS 879.3 The Management of Technology