Make your mark on the global marketplace with the business skills and knowledge you’ll gain in the online Bachelor of Science in International Business program 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.
SNHU’s online international business degree program combines international business courses with a broad business education. Whereas most universities infuse international business into their general business programs, here you can focus on it completely as your core area of study.
In the online BS in International Business program, you'll learn how to:
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission – to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your online international business degree from SNHU include:
Earning a bachelor's in international business opens career opportunities in a number of fields. Opportunities for those with international business skills are significant. For example, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that employment among management analysts is expected to grow 12 percent through 2026, faster than the average for all occupations.* Driving this increase, in part, is growth in international business.
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, on the Internet, at Management Analysts (viewed online November 6, 2017). Cited projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.
In the online international business degree program, you’ll benefit from a curriculum offering a combination of general business, international and elective courses.
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. Not available every semester. 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.
Select three of the following:
The study of foreign currencies and exchange risk management, global organization and control, planning and performance evaluation in multinational enterprises, multinational taxation, global financial statement analysis, and transparency and disclosure in global environment to gain an appreciation and understanding of international managerial accounting. The above studies will relate to international accounting and reporting considerations, standards, and responsibilities.
International Economics develops and explores alternative explanations for the determinants of international trade and financial flows. Emphasis is placed on analyzing the cause and effect of such international phenomena as trade patterns, factor mobility, direct and portfolio investment, multinational corporations, balance of payments disequilibria, and government trade and exchange controls. The course highlights the interdependence of nation-states in the world economy and the development of national policies that are designed to alter or control the pattern of international trade and investment.
This course is designed to examine the fundamentals and principles of management in order to develop an understanding of management in any formal organization. Special attention is paid to planning and decision-making. International management is also covered. Writing Intensive Course.
LAR, LFR, LMN, or LSP Language Electives
Students may select up to two (2) language electives to satisfy course requirements.
Free Elective Credits: 15
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 percent 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)
Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges as well as several other accrediting bodies. More...
This program is accredited by both NEASC and ACBSP.