The E-Business Management Program is designed as a full-time one-year masters program. It consists of three terms (Fall, Winter, and Spring) plus Summer period of course work, and completion of a research report or thesis under the supervision of a faculty member.
Minimum requirements are:
1 Three terms of enrollment
2 Acquisition of at least 32 credits
3 Submission of a master’s thesis or research report
4 Passing the thesis/research report evaluation and final examination
5 Acquisition of total GPA of at least 2.5
The courses are divided into the 6 categories listed below and students are required to complete a minimum of 32 credits according to each category. Courses in each category are shown HERE.
(Research Report Option)
|Core Required Courses (Basic)||15||15|
Core Required Courses (Advanced Seminars)
|Core Elective Courses||13||9|
|Required number of credits for graduation||36||32|
- Students are required to take 9 Basic Courses (15 credits), 3 Advanced Seminars (6 credits).
- In addition to the credits from GSIM elective courses, credits earned from the following courses can also be counted in the Elective category:
a. GSIR courses
b. Language Courses
Both English and Japanese courses are available to E-biz students. However, if E-biz students are required to take Academic English in a specific term, those students cannot take a Japanese course in the same term.
Students are required to take 3 Advanced Seminar courses. Advanced Seminars are designed for guiding students to develop and complete the graduation research report or thesis. Seminar courses are offered in sequence, starting from Advanced Seminar I (fall), II (winter), and III (spring). For more details about these seminars, please
refer to the Advanced Seminar section.
It is recommended that students evenly distribute their course load over each term. When this recommendation cannot be followed, a student’s course load must not exceed twelve (12) credits per term nor can a student take less than two (2) credits per term. Credits from Advanced Seminars and language courses are excluded in these maximum/minimum term credit limits.
You can also find the program structure HERE.