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China: MBA Study Abroad
Beijing, China; Shanghai, China; Xi'an, China (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Spring
Program Cost Spring
Fact Sheet:
Academic College: College of Business and Economics Best Fit Majors: Business Administration
Language of Instruction: English Program Options: Faculty-Led
Credits Earned: 3 Faculty Leader: Zhongmin Zhao
Program Description:


China: MBA Study Abroad
chinaMBA students travel to China as part of an MBA class they take during the spring semester.  BADM 562 includes international business classes taught during the spring ending with six weeks of classes on China followed by two weeks in China.


City: Beijing

Country: China

Population: 11.51 million

Information: Beijing, China’s massive capital, has history stretching back 3 millennia. Yet it’s known as much for its modern architecture as its ancient sites such as the grand Forbidden City complex, the imperial palace during the Ming and Qing dynasties. Nearby, the massive Tiananmen Square pedestrian plaza is site of Mao Zedong’s mausoleum and the National Museum of China, displaying a vast collection of cultural relics.

Places of Interest:
Great Wall of China
Forbidden City

City: Shanghai

Country: China

Population: 14.35 million

Information: Enormous Shanghai, on China’s central coast, is the country's biggest city and a global financial hub. Its heart is the Bund, a famed waterfront promenade lined with colonial-era buildings. Across the Huangpu River rises Pudong’s futuristic skyline, including 632m Shanghai Tower and the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, with distinctive pink spheres. Sprawling Yuyuan Garden has traditional pavilions, towers and ponds.

Places of Interest:
Jade Buddha Temple
Shanghai Tower

City: Xian

Country: China

Population: 4.482 million

Information: Xi’an is a large city and capital of Shaanxi Province in central China. Once known as Chang’an (Eternal Peace), it marks the Silk Road’s eastern end and was home to the Zhou, Qin, Han and Tang dynasties' ruling houses. In Xi’an’s surrounding plains are the famed Bingmayong (Terracotta Warriors), thousands of life-size, hand-molded figures buried with China’s first emperor, Qin Shi Huang.

Places of Interest:
Drum Tower of Xi'an
Weiyang Palace


Course(s) associated with this program:
BADM 562: International Business (3 credits)


Zhongmin Zhao


Program Costs 4,360


WVU course credit
Round Trip Airfare
Programmatic Excursions
Comprehensive Travel and Health Insurance

Billing for the programs will occur upon registration into the courses associated with the Education Abroad program in STAR. The payment deadlines for the program will be the same as WVU semester Tuition and Fees. Students will receive correspondence from OGA with registration instructions upon acceptance into the program after the application deadline. All payments are due in full before trip departure. Payments can be made through STAR or by contacting the Mountaineer HUB at (304) 293-4006.


Visa Required for US Citizens? Yes

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