Earn Degrees from Two World Leaders in Education

Through this career-advancing, dual-degree program, you can earn a bachelor's degree from UMUC and Irkutsk State University. Qualified applicants may also earn a master's degree through UMUC.

UMUC accepts 90 ISU credits towards the 120 required for the Bachelor of Science in Management Studies. For the Master of Science in Management with a specialization in Marketing, Financial Management or Project Management, students must complete 39 credits with UMUC: 21 of these are completed on-site at ISU; the remaining 18 credits are completed online.

To learn more about undergraduate programs, e-mail Natalia Izotova, Russian-American Program coordinator and deputy dean of the Baikal International Business School, at

To learn more about the graduate programs, e-mail Nataly Bobkova, director of the International Master's Program at the Baikal International Business School, at

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About ISU

  • Irkutsk State University is the oldest university in Eastern Siberia. UMUC's partner at ISU is the Baikal International Business School [BIBS] which traces its origins back to 1990. The Baikal International Business School is listed among the top 1,000 business schools in the world.

About UMUC

  • More than 60 years of experience educating adults

  • Online student services and resources available 24 hours a day

  • Courses taught by faculty with significant academic and professional experience.