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Global Business, Certificate

Gain an in-depth, advanced understanding of the global economy through functional areas in economics, finance, marketing, management, strategy, law and ethics.

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About this Program

This certificate allows you to gain an in-depth appreciation of the global economy and its impact on business. By building expertise in economics, finance, marketing, management, strategy, law and ethics, you’ll be prepared to take a leadership role in government, business or international organizations.

Learning Outcomes

Once you complete this program, you’ll be able to:

  • Articulate the differences between national cultures that affect business operations in specific countries
  • Identify, measure, interpret, and incorporate relevant information to analyze problems and make effective business decisions in an international context
  • Write an international business report analyzing a problem and making recommendations, while creating a formal presentation for the International Business faculty

Before Applying You’ll Need:

  • A minimum of an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution
  • Competency in statistics
  • (Optional) Official scores from the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or the Graduate Records Examination (GRE)
  • Two or more years of professional experience

Certificate Requirements

This certificate requires 15 credit hours of graduate courses.

  • GBUS 5310: Global Management
  • GBUS 5315; Global Strategy

Pick three courses from the following options:

  • BETH 5100: International Ethical and Cultural Issue
  • BLAW 5310: International Law and Business
  • ECON 5315: International Trade and Policy
  • FINC 5305: Finance for International Business
  • GBUS 5300: Competing With and Within China
  • MKTG 5315: Topics in International Marketing

Explore the Catalog

View the full admissions and certificate requirements in the graduate catalog.

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What to Know Before Applying

  • Apply for the certificate program as a regular student via our Application page. 
  • After being accepted, you must complete the onboarding process, including a meeting with your advisor. Then you may start the next available term. 
  • Speak to your adviser to add a certificate to your studies if you’re a current student. 
  • The length of your program depends on your course load and when classes are offered. Not every class is offered every year or quarter. Ask your adviser for more information and an up-to-date course schedule. 

Get in Touch

Get in-depth, personalized program information from an expert. Share your career goals and decide on next steps with our specialized admissions team.

Carolyn Auvil

Senior Graduate Student Recruitment Specialist

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