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MBA
Artificial Intelligence

Earn an MBA in Artificial Intelligence and lead the way in a rapidly evolving and powerful field. Shape future businesses with managerial expertise in AI, driving tech innovation, financial success, and the transformation of industries.

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Overview

Start your online MBA in Artificial Intelligence

The Artificial Intelligence revolution is already here. Companies and managers now make everyday business decisions based on input from machine learning tools and AI-powered reporting platforms, and many business operations are now automated and carried out by AI services.

Along with the clear benefits that this development offers companies, such as saving time and money, there are still many open questions regarding the successful and smooth implementation of these tools alongside a human workforce.

That’s where you, as a graduate with an MBA in Artificial Intelligence, come into the picture. With the unique combination of managerial expertise, technological understanding and familiarity with business ethics that you’ll gain from this MBA in Artificial Intelligence, you’ll be ready to lead teams in various AI-related projects. Now is the perfect time to join this rapidly growing industry, that’s in need of capable new managers.

Start your MBA – Artificial Intelligence on-campus programme

The Artificial Intelligence revolution is already here. Companies and managers now make everyday business decisions based on input from machine learning tools and AI-powered reporting platforms, and many business operations are now automated and carried out by AI services. 

Along with the clear benefits that this development offers companies, such as saving time and money, there are still many open questions regarding the successful and smooth implementation of these tools alongside a human workforce. 

That’s where you, as an MBA – Artificial Intelligence graduate, come into the picture. With the unique combination of managerial expertise, technological understanding and familiarity with business ethics that you’ll gain from this study programme, you’ll be ready to lead teams in various AI-related projects. Now is the perfect time to join this rapidly growing industry, that’s in need of capable new managers. 

This study programme is completely taught in English!

Your degree summed up

All the facts and figures about your study programme at a glance
OnlineCampus Study Model Degree
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
90 ECTS credits

Language
English
Accreditation & Recognition
Accreditation
Accredited in line with German and European standards
ZFU 153413c
90 ECTS credits - English

Recognition
Your degree is Internationally recognised and can easily be transferred to another country
Tuition Fees & Discounts
Tuition Fees
Starting from € 385 (US$ 424)* per month
*based on the exchange rate from 01.07.2023 09:05 AM (CEST)

Discounts
Discounts and promotions are available on a seasonal basis

Online application
No application fees
Study Duration
Study start
any time

Duration
18 - 36 months (depending on time model)
OnlineCampus Study Model Degree
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
90 ECTS credits

Language
English
Accreditation & Recognition
Accreditation
Accredited in line with German and European standards
ZFU 153413c
90 ECTS credits - English

Recognition
Your degree is Internationally recognised and can easily be transferred to another country
Tuition Fees & Discounts
Tuition Fees
Starting from € 719 (US$ 789)* per month
*based on the exchange rate from 01.07.2023 09:05 AM (CEST)

Discounts
Discounts and promotions are available on a seasonal basis

Online application
No application fees
Study Duration
Study start
October, January, April, July

Duration
18 months

Start your career in Germany
As a graduate of this programme, you’ll be eligible for an 18-month visa to Germany - so you can look for your first job in peace.

Want to study this programme on campus?

You're currently looking at the Online Studies version of this programme. But don't worry, it's also available for On Campus Studies. Just reach out to our study advisors for more information on how to get started.

100 % flexible

You decide where and when you want to study

Modernised learning

Access our unique learning app and AI tutor 

Award-winning education

First-class learning: 96% recommended 

German quality promise

All programmes are state accredited and recognized internationally. That's why 100,000+ students have put their trust in IU.

Kickstart your career in Europe

Benefit from 18-month post study job seeker’s visa as an IU student learning on campus and begin your career in Germany.

100% Flexibility

With IU you choose what, how and where you study. And depending on your preferred study format you can even start your first step towards your new career right away.

94% Job success

Our practice-oriented study programmes prepare you for your future career. This is why 94% of IU graduates find a job within 3 months after graduation.

Study contents

MBA in Artificial Intelligence Subjects

Here's what you can expect in your online MBA in Artificial Intelligence:

MBA in Artificial Intelligence Focus:

  • Start with general management and business principles.
  • Advance to address social and economic AI challenges in business.
  • Enhance managerial knowledge for tackling new challenges.

In-Depth Exploration:

  • Studying cognitive processes and natural language processing from a chat perspective is crucial for machine learning and AI.
  • Gain practical skills using diverse AI tools within a simulated business environment.

Post-Graduation Proficiency:

  • Analyse and assess AI tool functionality.
  • Tailor AI elements to diverse business needs after completing your MBA in Artificial Intelligence program.

Course overview

In your studies for an MBA specialising in Artificial Intelligence, your initial focus will be on general management and business principles. In the later stages of your studies, you’ll dive into the social and economic questions and dilemmas surrounding AI use in business. This way, you’ll build on the managerial knowledge you’ve developed, and be able to better understand how tried and true methods can be implemented in order to successfully navigate new challenges. 

On top of these topics, you’ll also explore cognitive processes from a neuroscientific perspective – an essential component in machine learning and AI – and acquire practical work skills by working with various AI tools in a simulated business setting. Upon graduation, you’ll be able to analyse and asses how AI tools work, and which element to utilise according to different business requirements. 

Semester 1

Module

ECTS credits

Leadership

5

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

5

Corporate Finance

5

International Marketing

5

Managerial Economics

5

Performance Measurement

5

Semester 2

Module

ECTS credits

Strategic Management

5

Business Ethics and Corporate Governance

5

Operations and Information Management

5

Artificial Intelligence                              

10

AI in Practice: Use Cases & Creative Prompting

10

Semester 3

Module

ECTS credits

Capstone Project Thesis & Defence

25

All the support you need, any time of day

With this programme, you’ll have access to human and AI-powered tutoring. 

Your tutors will be available to answer any questions, and you’ll have recurring appointments where you can discuss course topics with them and other students. 

Syntea, IU’s AI-powered tutor, will be available 24/7 to guide you through your courses and prepare you for exams. 

Study your way, and master working with AI at the same time. 

Admission

Entry requirements

The admissions documents must be provided in English or German. If they were not issued in one of these two languages, a translation is required. If you need to translate your documents, we can help refer you to our trusted translation partners. You can find more details here

General admission requirements

  • Completed, undergraduate degree with 180 ECTS credits
  • Your degree must be from a state or state-recognised higher education institution/university
  • You must have achieved a final grade of at least “satisfactory” or Grade C equivalent in your previous undergraduate degree
  • Proof of at least one year’s professional work experience completed prior to the start of study programme. Work experience must have been gained after completion of your undergraduate studies

Work experience

  • Proof of at least one year’s qualified work experience completed prior to the start of the study programme (the work experience must be gained after the completion of your undergraduate studies).
  • You can provide us a translation of your employment contract and your pay slip or you can ask your company to fill out this form in English, sign it, apply the company stamp and send it to us:

Proof of work experience (EN)
Proof of work experience (NL)
Proof of work experience (ES)
Proof of work experience (IT)
Proof of work experience (FR)

Online degree saver programme

Apply for the online Degree Saver programme and receive a discount on your tuition fees. 

Please get in touch with our Study Advisory Team for more details. 

English language skills

Depending on your personal circumstances, you might be required to provide proof of your English language proficiency. Your skills would need to match the B2 level of the Common European Framework (CEF). 

We accept the following English language skills certificates*: 

  • TOEFL (minimum 80 points)* or 
  • IELTS (minimum Level 6)* or 
  • Duolingo English Test (minimum 95 points)*
  • PTE Academics (minimum 59 points)* or
  • Cambridge Certificate (minimum Grade B)* 

Is English your native language, or have you graduated from an English-speaking school or university? Then you do not need to prove your English language proficiency. 

Get in touch with our study advisors for more details. 

*Proof must not be older than five years. 

Don’t meet the work experience requirements? You can still apply to our partner institutions.

At IU, we’re serious about making education accessible! So, if you do not meet our work experience requirements, you still have the option to get a similar international, flexible degree from one of our partner institutions. Contact the Study Advisors today to learn more.

On campus

Start your career in Berlin

Our German campus in Berlin is in the best position for IU graduates to gain access to labour market.

IU Berlin

Study in Germany’s capital city, home to some of the world’s biggest and well-known companies. Berlin boasts a thriving community of expats, a relatively cheap cost of living, and an energetic start-up scene that’s ideal for creatives and the self-employed. The redevelopment of Tegel Airport into a science and technology park will also create 20,000 new jobs in R&D for the tech, sustainability, and engineering

What does it mean studying on Campus?

  • A mix of online self-study and on-campus learning (2-3 days per week) in Germany
  • Full time only
  • 2-4 intakes per year – programme dependent
  • Pre-set study sequence with some flexibility online
  • All programmes taught in English

Other perks:

  • Free online German language course
  • Online career services, job listings platform & virtual networking events
  • Internship module (optional)
  • 18-month post-study visa eligibility
Careers

Your MBA in Artificial Intelligence Career Opportunities

IU's online MBA in Artificial Intelligence is designed to help you succeed in uniquely challenging positions in an industry that breaks new ground each day. After graduating, your career opportunities are…

Your MBA – Artificial Intelligence career outlook

The IU International University of Applied Sciences MBA with a specialisation in Artificial Intelligence is designed to help you succeed in uniquely challenging positions, in an industry that breaks new ground each day. After graduating, you can work as…

Team lead guiding a discussion on artificial intelligence strategy within the team.

AI Team Lead

Oversee the training and development of AI specialist teams, and help them overcome challenges and reach their full potential. As an AI team lead, you’ll need to use all of your technological knowledge and managerial skills to deal with the everyday responsibilities of leading a highly-skilled AI department. Whether it’s hiring, quality assurance or project coordination, your proficiency will be tested, and you’ll be a crucial mediator between various stakeholders involved in a project’s development.

A skilled interaction designer providing guidance on optimising employee collaboration with artificial intelligence tools for enhanced productivity and efficiency.

AI Interaction Designer

How can humans and AI-powered tools work together efficiently? This question is one of the biggest challenges facing managers these days, as new technological developments are incorporated into factories and production lines worldwide. As an AI interaction designer, you’ll be responsible for designing a work environment that deals with this challenge successfully.

Coworkers engaging in a conversation about the findings from data analysis using advanced deep learning algorithms.

Machine Learning Expert

Machine learning experts are tasked with building and developing new technologies in the field of data science, most specifically new applications for machine learning. You’ll work on deep learning or natural language processing (NLP) projects, where you will be responsible for planning, developing, implementing, and tracking the performance of complex analysis and learning algorithms. Work alongside product developers and IT experts, to ensure that your technological contributions support business goals and initiatives.

Your career enabler

94% of current IU graduates find a job within 3 months. Our practice based degrees stand out from the crowd and prepare you for a job at industry-leading companies.

Student reviews

This is what our students say

  • “IU International University of Applied Sciences offers me the opportunity to organise my studies as flexible as possible.”

    Isabel Jennemann

    Online student

  • “I find data science is an interesting area of science where lots of things have not yet been discovered and development moves fast. That's also why I chose to join the M.Sc. Artificial Intelligence programme which I am currently studying at IU.”

    Riku Luostari

    Graduate, New Zealand

  • “I am an absolute fan of online exams! Due to my very irregular work schedule, I need this flexibility.”

    Michaela Haag

    Online student

This is what our students say

  • “Germany offers good quality education and practical approach on learning.”

    Vikrant Lokhande

    MBA, India

  • “In addition to its good reputation, the combination of online and in-person lectures is what made me choose to study at IU.”

    Martin Schramm

    Graduate

  • “There was a variety of factors that attracted me to IU: their English Master programmes, and I loved their commitment to small-group teaching, the practice-oriented ethos, and the internationality of the campus environment.”

    Joseph Inba Raj

    M.A. International Human Resource Management, India

  • “IU was the right choice for me due to its competitive tuition fee structure, strategic location, richness in degree modules, post-study visa option, international faculty, and diverse student body.”

    Kunal Saigal

    MBA - International Business (Finance Specialisation), India

Personal counselling
Have any questions?

Visit our FAQ page or get in touch with our Study Advisors. You can also find information about the application process under our Become a Student page.

Personal counselling
Have any questions?

Visit our FAQ page or get in touch with our Study Advisors.


All our study programmes include the following benefits

  • Teaching and study material
  • Marking of your end-of-module exams
  • 1-month trial
  • Monthly live and recorded tutorials
  • Use of the online campus
  • Individual study coaching
  • Online exams
  • Career coaching
  • Learn English for free
  • Teaching and study material
  • Marking of your end-of-module exams
  • Individual study coaching
  • Online exams
  • Career coaching
  • Learn English for free
  • On-campus tutorials, 2-3x week
  • Access to all on-campus services
Recognition

Recognition of previous achievements

Have you already completed a training course, studied at a university or gained work experience? Have you completed a course or a learning path through IU LinkedIn Learning, and earned a certificate? Then you have the opportunity to get your previous achievements recognised, and complete your studies at IU sooner.

  • Save time: Skip individual modules or whole semesters!

Even before you apply for a study programme, we’ll gladly check whether we can take your previous achievements into account: 100% online, no strings attached. Simply fill in our recognition application form, which you can find under the content section of each study programme's webpage, and upload it via our upload section. You can also e-mail it to us, or send it via post.

Send an email to study@iu.org to find out which previous achievements you can get recognised. You can get your previous achievements recognised during your studies.

Do you need help with your application for recognition? Our student advisors will be happy to help. Simply arrange a personal call-back appointment.Arrange a personal video consultation appointment to discuss recognition

Why IU International University of Applied Sciences is the best choice

Your Studies Are Flexible and 100% Online

Schedule when you want to learn and study 100% online. At IU you have the possibility to complete your degree fully from home, whether full-time or part-time. You can even take your exams online whenever it suits you. 

Accredited & Globally Recognised

IU is accredited and certified with a seal of approval from the German Accreditation Council. All IU study programmes, materials, and services meet high internal and external quality standards, which are regularly reviewed and updated. We can also provide you with an official Europass Diploma Supplement once you graduate, to ensure that your degree is recognised anywhere in the EU.

You Gain Full Support

We provide you with innovative learning tools, digital study material, tutorial videos, live teaching sessions, student advice and support. You also have 24/7 access to our large online library. Your tutors are always available to answer your questions. Our study coaches are also available to help at any time. 

The Ideal Mix of Theory & Practice

Our programmes provide you with essential theoretical knowledge and focus, above all, on practice-oriented studies designed to best prepare you for your future career. Thanks to our great variety of electives you can specialise in the specific areas that match your personal goals.

Accredited & Globally Recognised

IU is accredited and certified with a seal of approval from the German Accreditation Council. All IU study programmes, materials, and services meet high internal and external quality standards, which are regularly reviewed and updated. We can also provide you with an official Europass Diploma Supplement once you graduate, to ensure that your degree is recognised anywhere in the EU.

The Ideal Mix of Theory & Practice

Our programmes provide you with essential theoretical knowledge and focus, above all, on practice-oriented studies designed to best prepare you for your future career. Thanks to our great variety of electives you can specialise in the specific areas that match your personal goals.

Hybrid Studies = More Flexibility

By combining in-person tutorials 2-3 times per week with 24/7 access to online study materials, you get to benefit from a more flexible study schedule. This allows you to work alongside your studies, or combine other activities, with relative ease. 

You Gain Full Support

We provide you with innovative learning tools, intimate campuses, easy access to lecturers, live teaching sessions, student advice services, and career support. You also have 24/7 access to our large online library. Your tutors are always available to answer your questions – and so are our study coaches.  

Sounds good? Start your free 1-Month trial

Sign your contract, start your studies – and if you want to stop, cancel in the first month without being charged at all.

FAQs

Is there a scope for MBA in artificial intelligence?

Yes, there is a significant scope for an MBA specialising in Artificial Intelligence! The AI revolution is already here, and businesses increasingly rely on AI for decision-making and automation. AI is integrated into various business operations, and it is crucial to learn how to implement AI tools effectively alongside a human workforce. An MBA in Artificial Intelligence equips you with managerial expertise and technological understanding to lead teams in AI-related projects.

What is the salary after MBA in Artificial Intelligence?

The salary after completing an MBA in Artificial Intelligence can vary widely depending on factors such as location, years of experience, the specific role or industry, and the reputation of the educational institution. Generally, AI professionals, including those with an MBA, tend to earn very competitive salaries due to the specialised skills and knowledge they bring to the table.

What is the qualification for MBA in Artificial Intelligence?

The general qualification requirements for the MBA in Artificial Intelligence at IU include:

  1. Completed, Undergraduate Degree: To be eligible, your undergraduate degree must be obtained from either a state or a state-recognised higher education institution/university, with a minimum final grade of at least "satisfactory" or its Grade C equivalent in your previous undergraduate degree.
  2. Professional Work Experience: Proof of at least one year's professional work experience is required, and this work experience must be completed before starting the MBA programme (the work experience must be gained after completing your undergraduate studies).

What are the key focus areas of the online MBA in Artificial Intelligence program at IU?

The IU International University of Applied Sciences MBA in Artificial Intelligence program covers:

  1. General management principles.
  2. AI applications in business.
  3. Social and economic implications of AI.
  4. Cognitive processes from a neuroscientific perspective.
  5. Practical hands-on experience with AI tools.
  6. Analyzing and selecting AI tools for specific business needs.

Can you explain the role of AI Team Lead in the industry and how the MBA in Artificial Intelligence program prepares students for this position?

An AI Team Lead oversees and manages AI specialist teams. This role requires a blend of technological knowledge and strong managerial skills to handle responsibilities ranging from hiring and quality assurance to project coordination within a highly skilled AI department. The MBA in Artificial Intelligence at IU equips you with the necessary technological understanding, managerial expertise, and familiarity with business ethics.

Is the MBA in Artificial Intelligence offered at IU available online, and how flexible is the study schedule?

Yes, the MBA in Artificial Intelligence at IU is available online! The online format allows you to choose when and where you want to study, making it suitable for those with various personal and professional commitments. The programme offers monthly intensive live sessions for each course, which are recorded for you to access at their convenience. This flexibility enables you to tailor your study schedule based on your preferences.

What career opportunities can an MBA in Artificial Intelligence offer?

An MBA in Artificial Intelligence can open doors to various career opportunities, including roles like a Data Scientist and a Data Engineer.

As a Data Scientist, you'll be responsible for deriving valuable insights by processing and analyzing complex data sets. Your expertise will be highly valuable in creating AI models, forecasting trends, and developing innovative AI solutions for business challenges.

On the other hand, as a Data Engineer, you'll play a crucial role in designing, developing, and managing robust data pipelines. Ensuring seamless integration with machine learning and deep learning models is a key part of your job. Collaborating closely with data scientists and business intelligence teams, you'll work to transform raw data into actionable insights, driving your company’s artificial intelligence initiatives forward. Both these roles offer excellent opportunities for growth and professional development within the ever-evolving AI field.