Make your mark on the global marketplace with the business skills and knowledge you'll gain with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in International Business from Southern New Hampshire University. Develop a deep understanding of the different political, cultural, financial, marketing and management systems that drive international business activities in the United States and abroad.
Why earn an international business degree online at SNHU?
SNHU's online international business degree program combines international business courses with a broad business education. Make the decisions that have global impact when you develop a strong business foundation, backed up with the understanding of multinational business concepts and theories that can help edge out the competition.
With your online international business degree from SNHU, you'll set yourself up to analyze applicable data and research for informing appropriate and ethical international business strategy and management decisions. In addition, you'll learn how to apply appropriate management principles and business strategies for addressing economic, social and environmental challenges in multinational organizational contexts.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your international business degree online at SNHU include:
Earning a bachelor’s in international business opens career opportunities in a number of fields. Growth in international business sectors continues to drive employment. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that employment among management analysts is expected to grow 12% through 2026, faster than the average for all occupations.* Driving this increase, in part, is growth in international business.
Your degree positions you to be prepared for today's business environment, while your specialized concentration covers classes such as Global Financial Systems, Multinational Marketing and International Strategic Management.
SNHU's bachelor's in international business program includes:
General Education Program
Our programs are designed to equip you with the skills and insights you need to move forward. In recent years, employers have stressed the need for graduates with higher order skills - the skills that go beyond technical knowledge - such as:
All undergraduate students are required to take general education classes. Through foundation, exploration and integration courses, students learn to think critically, creatively and collaboratively, giving you the edge employers are looking for.
Business Core Program
Programs in the School of Business require learners to complete the business core program, which includes a variety of business-specific courses. This program focuses on 10 core competencies to prepare you for success wherever you go.
This course is designed to familiarize students with global financial architecture and the modus operandi of global financial markets and multinational financial institutions, with the focus on policy- and concept-oriented issues in international banking and international capital markets. It aims to provide a comprehensive background to understand the international financial environment and to expose students to a wide range of international financial functions, operations and products.
This course introduces students to the management of global operations. It covers the major functional areas of management as they are practiced in a multinational corporation. This includes participation, organization, financial management, production and marketing strategies, human resource development, communications and control and the formation of strategic alliances. The course uses texts, simulations and cases.
This course is designed for those students who are pursuing a major and those that have definite interest in carrying out a career in International Business as well as those who seek to broaden their knowledge in the field. Explicitly, the course will introduce students to the contemporary issues and challenges faced by managers of Multinational Corporations in the International Business setting. The course will give students the opportunity to work in teams by focusing on a practical approach to learning. It will provide students with skills that can facilitate their entry into a job market in International Business or related field at various levels of expertise.
The course introduces students to strategic management in the global arena. It focuses on the internal strategic environment of an organization, the external strategic factors present in the international environment, and the manner in which a strategic thrust and a strategic fit are created between these two environments. The course relies on the use of case studies of U.S. and foreign international corporations. Writing Intensive Course.
This course covers the development of international marketing programs from the determination of objectives and methods of organization through the execution of research, advertising, distribution and production activities. International similarities and differences in marketing functions as related to the cultural, economic, political, social and physical dimensions of the environment are examined. Also considered are the changes in marketing systems and the adoption of marketing philosophies and practices to fill conditions in different countries. Offered as needed.
Total Credits: 120
Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer financial aid packages to those who qualify, plus a 30% tuition discount for U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty.
*Tuition Rates are subject to change and are reviewed annually.
No Application Fee, $150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)
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