B.S.B.A. in International Business

Are you ready to enter the dynamic and challenging world of global business? Are you ready to learn the skills needed to succeed in large and small businesses throughout the world? Do you want a career with growing employment and advancement opportunities? This may be an ideal major for you.

International Business majors acquire the special skills needed to adapt and apply sound business practices in international environments. Coursework and experiential learning opportunities allow students to build on a broad foundation of internationally-focused business concepts, cultural awareness and language skill development, and international experiences while allowing students to choose from a broad range of elective courses that include international internships and independent studies. International Business classroom instruction and experiences prepare graduates for careers in sales, marketing, banking, manufacturing, distribution and trade, customer service, and government agencies throughout the world.

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REASONS TO CONSIDER THIS MAJOR

  • Careers in International Business pay approximately 25% more than management average wages.
  • Jobs are available locally, regionally, throughout the US, and in most foreign countries.
  • Develops global mindset through classroom instruction and experiential learning.
  • Employment opportunities are increasing more rapidly than other business-related fields.
  • Multi-disciplinary curriculum builds cultural awareness, foreign language competency, and business acumen.

PROGRAM CONTACT INFORMATION

Dr. Alain Krapl
Director of International Business
(859) 572-6319
krapla1@nku.edu

CAREER PATHS

An International Business graduate is prepared to assume management responsibilities in a variety of organizations including international divisions of US companies, in national or international government agencies concerned with international trade and its development, international NGOs, international logistics companies, international banking and finance, and in most careers that require special management skills adapted to the needs of international environments:

  • International Marketing Manager
  • International Development Manager
  • Import/Export Manager
  • International Purchasing Manager
  • International Banking and Finance
  • International Supply Chain and Trade
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