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Columbia College Bachelor's in International Business

Gain a global business perspective at Columbia College.

Study international business at Columbia College

Gain a unique perspective that will provide you with global business skills. The international business program is grounded in business foundations as students learn cross-cultural management, global marketing and international economics.

International business has rarely been a more crucial field of study. Learn various global strategies and tactics that could be employed in a variety of international settings. Delve deeper in subjects such as international finance, international business law, cultures of the world and foreign policy.

According to the NCES, “in 2016–17, the greatest numbers of degrees were conferred in the fields of business”. Your degree will be grounded in a liberal arts education, giving you advanced communication, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Opportunities to study:

  • Business analytics
  • Business finance
  • Diversity in organizations
  • Economics
  • Global marketing
  • International business law
  • International finance
  • Management

Prepare to help companies in a global market

In today’s economy and cultural climate, international business is a crucial field of study. Graduates are prepared to use knowledge of business, economics and management to help U.S. companies compete globally. Or, help companies abroad understand and cater to the U.S. market.

With an International Business degree from Columbia College, you’ll graduate equipped with foundational business skills employers seek.

Work in a variety of industries. Choose to work with people, products or data. Whatever your interest, the international business degree prepares you for success.

Employment of business occupations is expected to grow at a faster-than-average rate through 2028, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Some possible paths include:

  • Global operations
  • Logistics
  • International trade
  • Global event planning
  • International management
  • Global marketing

Columbia College Global offers traditional classroom instruction for many courses at nationwide locations. Students at nationwide locations are expected to engage with multiple learning methods, including online and virtual while completing their degree. Columbia College offers on-campus programs with traditional classroom instruction at the Residential Campus in Columbia, Missouri.

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  • Core requirements 69 credit hours
  • Total degree requirements 120 credit hours

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