Faculty Spotlight

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

Welcome to International Business

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.
Reach Your Career Goals

Nearly any domestic job you can imagine is open to international business majors who prefer to practice their craft on the world’s stage. Here are just a few of your career options:

  • Bilingual educator
  • Customs broker
  • Foreign trade consultant
  • International business development manager
  • International finance officer
  • Marketing representative
Gain Real World Experience

As with all College of Business and Economics majors, you’ll complete required internships to provide valuable on-the-job experience and training, including:

  • International trade
  • Cross cultural communication
  • Global economics
  • Research and analysis
  • Foreign language fluency

Interesting Classes You May Take

  • International Business Culture — Study cross-culture relations using role-playing and other world-view awareness games and consider the impact of culture on international business and multinational business, including bribery, morality and human relations.
  • Global Management — Learn about management of multinational companies, including how things change in different international settings.
  • International Marketing — Learn to integrate marketing into international systems to increase a company’s global competitiveness.