The International Business concentration will prepare you to
navigate effectively as a manager in a complex and ever-changing global
business environment. With the increasing interdependence of national economies
and the growth of global enterprises, understanding international business frameworks
and issues is vital to decision-makers.
Through a multidisciplinary curriculum that includes accounting, economics, finance, management and marketing courses, you will have a chance to explore how businesses can manage the development of international commerce. Students taking this concentration must fulfill a foreign language requirement and have some international exposure outside of the classroom.
Through this program, you will gain:
- A global approach to macroeconomics and
microeconomic topics, including trade theory, international financial policy
and emerging markets, as well as insight into the global business environment.
- An understanding of the international economic
and socio-cultural issues vital to decision-makers.
- Basic theory and knowledge of the current issues
in international economics, accounting, finance, marketing and management.
- The opportunity to gain international exposure
outside of the classroom through a study abroad business seminar. This seminar
provides an excellent opportunity to expand your knowledge beyond the classroom
and gain exposure to other cultures. Seminars are typically one-to-three weeks
long and are scheduled to coincide with breaks between quarters in the academic
The program is designed for students with an interest in
entering or advancing careers in business at the international level. An MBA
with an international business focus can give you an advantage in the job market as business becomes more globalized.