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International Business, B.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Valdosta, GA, United States
The International Business program of Valdosta State University combines coursework in economics, finance, management, marketing and general business with foreign language courses, cross-cultural studies and study abroad to create future leaders in global business.
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By developing critical thinking and problem-solving skills, becoming proficient oral and written communicators and mastering a foreign language, students in the International Business program of Valdosta State University are prepared for a number of professions on a global level.

The Valdosta State Difference

The international business program is the newest undergraduate degree program offered by Valdosta State University’s Langdale College of Business. In addition to enjoying small class size and interaction with faculty members, international business students have the unique opportunity to gain practical experience by studying abroad. Each summer, Valdosta State international business students and faculty travel to Germany for a four-week program that includes a course on German culture, optional business courses and field trips to major German corporations. Back on campus, students may participate in Students in Free Enterprise, a prestigious student organization for business majors, and Beta Gamma Sigma, a business honor society for outstanding students.

What you'll learn

The international business curriculum prepares students for careers in international business by exposing them to various aspects of business and foreign culture and language. Students develop basic reading and conversational skills in a foreign language, study cultural differences in relation to global business, and learn about international trade and other relevant concepts. Graduates are equipped with critical thinking, problem-solving, oral and written communication and technology-related skills within the field and may choose to pursue graduate studies or enter the global job market.


  • International Account Representative
  • International Banking Officer
  • International Compliance Specialist
  • International Correspondent
  • International Financial Planner
  • International Journalist
  • International Relations Specialist
  • International Sales Professional
  • International Tax Accountant
  • International Trade Economist
  • International Trade Specialist

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Business and Culture
  • Personal Finance & Global Economy
  • Accounting
  • Micro Economics
  • Environment of Business
  • International Management

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Complete the online application 
  • English Proficiency
  • Submit official transcripts from high school and/or all college(s) attended; only sealed, official academic records will be accepted
  • A completed Certificate of Finances statement guaranteeing that the student will have a minimum of $36,124.00 (for nine months) available for personal and educational expenses
  • Completed medical form. VSU requires that prior to registration all students present proof of two vaccines for measles and on for mumps and rubella; a tetanus booster within the last ten years; proof of disease or immunization for varicella (chicken pox); and, if under the age of 19 at time of enrollment, proof of hepatitis B series immunization
  • All international students must purchase the VSU medical insurance plan for students to cover the cost of medical treatment while in the United States
  • A copy of the student's passport/visa must be emailed to the Office of Admissions

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15424 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7712 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15424 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7712 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    4370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2185 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Valdosta

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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