Careers in International Business

Average Career Salary 

$94,960-$106,090

Anticipated demand over next 10 years

• An internship or position with the U.S. Government may be ideal for those who have an interest in foreign affairs or international economics and business. The Foreign Service Act of 1980 designated four official foreign affairs offices within the U.S. Government: the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS), the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the U.S.  Department of State and the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service (USFCS).

Career Opportunities

• Bilingual Educator
• Customs Broker
• Export Sales Representative
• Foreign Trade Consultant
• Global Sourcing Specialist
• International Business Development Mgr.
• International Investment Specialist
• International Trader
• Marketing Representative
• Political Risk Analyst
• Research Analyst

Contact Information

International Business Major

Dr. Steve Pool, Chair
Dauch College of Business & Economics
401 College Ave.
Ashland, OH 44805

spool@ashland.edu
419.289.5932

Faculty Spotlight

Faculty
Dr. Venkataramany joined Ashland University in 1999. He received his MBA, M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida. His teaching specializations... Read more
Faculty
Dr. Venkataramany joined Ashland University in 1999. He received his MBA, M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida. His teaching specializations... Read more
Faculty
Dr. Steven Pool is a professor of management at Ashland University since 1986. He teaches in the graduate and undergraduate programs specializing in strategic planning,... Read more
Faculty
Dr. Steven Pool is a professor of management at Ashland University since 1986. He teaches in the graduate and undergraduate programs specializing in strategic planning,... Read more
Faculty
Dr. Steven Pool is a professor of management at Ashland University since 1986. He teaches in the graduate and undergraduate programs specializing in strategic planning,... Read more
Staff
Tina Lillo joined Ashland University in the fall of 2012 bringing over 20 years administrative experience to the College of Business & Economics. Previous experience... Read more
Faculty
Dr. Steven Pool is a professor of management at Ashland University since 1986. He teaches in the graduate and undergraduate programs specializing in strategic planning,... Read more

Combine management, languages, economics and political science for international opportunities

Our international business program is an exciting option if you're interested in diversity and relationships between professional fields and worldly cultures. It combines the best of management, foreign language, finance, economics, geography and political science.

What You’ll Love About the International Business Major

  • International business combines the best of management, foreign language, finance, economics, geography and political science.
  • Our international business program is an exciting option if you're interested in diversity, relationships between professional fields and worldly citizenship.
  • You’ll learn ways to take the best of your upbringing and your college experience into the world.
  • You will be able to experience many study-abroad options.     Read More....

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International Business

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  • Allie Grund '15
    I am an international business major here at Ashland university. This summer I went to Costa Rica and finished my Spanish minor. It helped me to become a more globally-aware citizen and it was one of the most amazing experiences of my life. It changed my life dramatically and I plan to try take... more