Albers School of Business and Economics

Global Business

  • The Global Business Certificate provides an opportunity for advanced education in international business and global strategy. This certificate will allow students to gain an in-depth appreciation of the global economy and its impact on business. Topics include functional areas in economics, finance, marketing, management, strategy, law, and ethics; these will prepare graduates for positions of leadership in business, government, or other international organizations.

    from Seattle University's 2015-2016 Graduate Catalog

    Admission Requirements

    1. A minimum of an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution
    2. Competency in statistics
    3. Official scores from the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or the Graduate Records Examination (GRE)
    4. 2+ years of professional experience

    Course Requirements

    Individual courses below may have additional prerequisites. See the Prerequisites table for details.

    Required Courses

    Three Required Courses (9 credits) Credits
     INBU 5310: International Management 3
     INBU 5315: Global Policy and Strategy 3
    BLAW 5310: International Law & Business 3
    Choose one of the following two courses (3 credits):
    ECON 5315: International Economics 3
    FINC 5305: Finance for International Business 3
    Choose one of the following two courses (3 credits):
    INBU 5300: Competing With & Within China 3
    MKTG 5315: Topics in International Marketing 3

    Requirement for certificate: 15 credits

    Next Steps

    • You need to apply for the certificate program as a regular student via our Application page
    • Once you are accepted, you may start any term (Fall, Winter, Spring, or Summer).
    • After being accepted, you must attend an advising orientation.
    • Refer to the 2015-2016 Class Schedule to plan your program.
    • Length of program depends on when classes are being offered and how many you wish to take per term.
    • Cost is $815 per credit plus fees. (Certificate requirement: 15 credits.)

    For more information, contact Millena Williams at