639 USD/credit 15336 USD/full
639 USD/credit 15336 USD/full
218 USD/credit 5232 USD/full
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The International Business program from Portland State University equips you to succeed in a world where virtually all business is global.

Visit the official programme website for more information


The international business certificate adds value to your business degree and sets you apart in the job market. You’ll develop specialized, highly marketable skills that complement your business major, including international business expertise focused on a specific industry, country, or region. The international business certificate includes the option of spending a term abroad.

With deep connections in Portland’s robust international business community and a diverse faculty that includes professors from six continents, PSU offers unique learning opportunities in international business. Whatever business concentration you choose, our international business certificate equips you with relevant expertise that can help you succeed in any profession or industry.


The International Business program from Portland State University can give you a competitive edge in business, even if you don’t aspire to work abroad. U.S. companies of every size, in nearly every industry, are linked directly or indirectly with international markets, suppliers, and financiers. If you do have an interest in working abroad in the business sector, diplomacy, economic development, or nonprofit enterprise, our international business certificate can be another step toward your goal. 

Students commonly choose our international business program to build specialized skills for careers in:

  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Business Management
  • Retail
  • Agriculture
  • Energy
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Nonprofit Leadership
  • Policymaking

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Business 
  • International Management 
  • International Marketing 
  • International Finance Management 

Key information

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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

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Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Starting from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Portland State University and/or in United States, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must have a cumulative (overall) grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 when converted to the U.S. 4.0 grading scale.
  • Meet the English Language Proficiency Requirement. You may be admitted to Portland State University and an Intensive English Language Program (IELP) pathway if you do not meet PSU's English Language Proficiency Requirement. Learn more about PSU’s English language programs.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15336 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 639 USD per credit
  • National

    15336 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 639 USD per credit
  • In-State

    5232 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 218 USD per credit

Living costs for Portland

1271 - 2262 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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