If you have an interest in a career that allows you to travel the world, our International Business Program is for you.  Learn about the trends and practices that will make you successful with colleagues and business partners from a variety of backgrounds and cultures.

Job Market
The job market for international business continues to evolve as advances in technology solidify the expansion of globalization into all areas of business. As corporations establish international operations and expand through global partnerships, demand for specialized skills are predicted to increase. A concentration in international business will prepare graduates with skills in cultural sensitivity and ethics awareness, international marketing, international management, cross-cultural communications and leadership. Graduates with these skills have many job opportunities including: an international business expatriate, a specialist in the public sector, a management analyst, a translator or interpreter, or a short-term cultural advisor. 

Job Outlook
The job outlook for individuals with international business degrees is expected to grow as fast as or faster than average. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, between the years 2014 and 2024, the job outlook for a management analyst will grow at a rate of 13.6%, translator or interpreter will grow at a rate of 28.7% and marketing management will grow at a rate of 13 %. The development of specialized skills is essential to the improvement of job outlook.

Earnings
Earnings potential for graduates with international business degrees vary widely depending on many factors including the geographic location, the industry you choose, position, skills and experience. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 2014-2015 Occupational Outlook Handbook, the average annual income for a translator/interpreter is $45,430 compared to a management consultant's average annual income of $78,600. Specialized careers receive higher median annual salaries. An International Finance manager has an average annual salary of $109,740 and an International Marketing manager has an average annual salary of $119,480. Overall, career opportunities and salaries in international business are wide-ranging and reflect the ever-changing global marketplace. 

Educational Qualifications
A Bachelors degree qualifies an individual for most entry-level positions. However, a graduate degree will significantly increase the potential of obtaining many positions as well as earning potential. 


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Careers

Looking for a degree that offers versatility, financial viability and industry credibility? Our program prepares you for a variety of careers in business or industry, including banking, finance, manufacturing, product development, human resources, IT management and business analysis.

Professions

  • Sales Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • Management Analyst
  • Acccountant
  • CEO
  • Real Estate Broker
  • Entrepreneur
  • Marketing Executive
  • Public Relations Director
  • Advertising Executive

$2.7 million
That's how much the average business graduate will earn in a lifetime.

Business Core Courses  
Item #TitleCredits
ACCT 211Accounting Principles 13
ACCT 212Accounting Principles 23
BAUD 202Introduction to Contemporary Business3
BAUD 211 Profiles of Entrepreneurship3
BAUD 270Management Information Systems3
BAUD 301Principles of Management3
BAUD 311Business Law3
BAUD 460Ethics and Business Social Responsibility3
 BAUD 466 or ECON 4013
BAUD 472Business Policies and Strategies3
ECON 211Macroeconomics3
ECON 212Microeconomics3
FNCE 321Business Finance

3

IBUS 319International Business3
MKTG 343Principles of Marketing3
 Sub-Total Credits45

 

 International Business Core  
Item #TitleCredits
BAUD 453Cross-Cultural Studies3
FNCE 452International Finance3
POLS 320American International Relations3
 Intermediate Foreign Language6
 International Experience3
 Sub-Total Credits

18

 

Cognate Requirements  
Item #TitleCredits
BAUD 317Business Communication3
CSIS 106Comprehensive Spreadsheets3
MATH 141Introduction to Probability and Statistics3
 Sub-Total Credits9

Faculty Profiles

Joshua Michalski, M.F.M, M.S.A.E.

Business Administration
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Aaron Moses, PhD

Business Administration
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Ana Patterson, MBA

Business Administration
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Chanda Santo, MBA

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