International Business

International Business Degree

International Business Undergraduate Degree

Look around your room and you’ll likely see the impact of today’s interconnected world of business. Your phone may be from Asia, your clothes from South America and your furniture North America. Today’s global marketplace requires professionals who understand and can collaborate with partners throughout world.

An International Business degree from Pittsburg State University’s Kelce College of Business provides you with the foundation you need to thrive in an international setting. You’ll learn vital business skills, gain in-depth knowledge of international affairs, and discover the keys to creating effective global partnerships.

Why Pitt State?

An international business degree from Pittsburg State’s Kelce College of Business will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to compete in today’s world of business.

Our international business program allows students to develop and understand business tactics and strategies as they relate to a changing international marketing place. All taught by business professionals in settings that encourage individual excellence and collaborative achievement. Setting this program apart from others is its requirement that students take part in an international experience. Our faculty will help you develop a plan that fits your career goals. Study abroad trips, international internships and exchange programs in locations such as Brazil, China, Finland, France, Korea, Paraguay and many other locations are available.

The Kelce College of Business is host to the student organization known as Enactus. This community of student, academic, and business leaders provides you with an extraordinary opportunity to apply business concepts in a meaningful and competitive manner. Pittsburg State’s Enactus team project was named “Best in the Nation” at the 2017 Enactus U.S. National Exposition.

And, because the Kelce College of Business is one of only 789 schools in the world to be accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), you know you’re earning a degree that will be respected by employers.

 

Career Options

Program graduates can enjoy careers in a variety of fields including:

  • Import/Export agent
  • Translator
  • Foreign currency investment advisor
  • Foreign sales representative
  • International management consultant
  • And many more 

International business majors are often recruited for management positions. The median annual wage for management professionals is $100,790 per year according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Employment is expected to grow 6 percent between now and 2024.

Internship and research opportunities

Students will have many opportunities for internships and research. Recent international internships and study abroad programs have allowed students to gain educational experience in locations such as Brazil, China, Finland, France, Korea, and Paraguay.

 

Learn more about the Department of Management & Marketing

The Kelce College of Business is among the nation’s leading business schools for quality, high standards, and value. It offers seven undergraduate degree programs in: Accounting, Computer Information Systems, Economics, Finance, International Business, Management and Marketing. Students can also earn a Master of Business Administration degree (MBA) in three emphasis areas: Accounting, General Administration and International Business.

The Kelce College of Business is accredited by the AACSB, the accreditation gold standard for college business programs. It has been named one of the “Best 295 Business Schools,” in the nation by The Princeton Review and is also home to two business journals, the Journal of Managerial Issues and The American Economist. 

 

Major

Students in the International Business major take a selection of classes that successfully prepare them for a career in a related field.

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