• Application Deadline
  • 48 months


International business, as an academic field, identifies, describes and assesses business phenomena in a variety of cultural, political, social and economic contexts. As a Bachelor of Science in International Business major at Southern New Hampshire University, your coursework will bridge contexts and lay the foundation for superior business practices. International business research informs policy makers, managers and enhances the potential for businesses to make positive contributions to society.

The principal objective of the BS in International Business is to prepare aspiring students for careers in globally integrated for-profit and nonprofit organizations, as well as for cross-border entrepreneurial pursuits. More specifically, you'll gain necessary analytical skills, knowledge and intellectual versatility to succeed in careers involving international market analysis, global business development, consulting, international banking and finance in any country and culture, across a wide range of industries.

As an international business major at SNHU, you'll acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to:

  • Manage imports and exports in small and large enterprises
  • Conduct research to identify business opportunities abroad
  • Negotiate cross-border sales and distribution contracts, licensing and franchising agreements
  • Devise entry and market penetration strategies for foreign markets
  • Devise financial, commercial, political and cultural risk management strategies
  • Plan and facilitate international business development
  • Prepare employees for foreign assignments and business dealings
  • Explore and implement ethical behavior and standards for international operations

Internships & Outcomes

International business graduates from SNHU often start their careers in the domestic headquarters or branches of an organization in a division involved in international activities and advance to positions coordinating global activities. Opportunities for overseas assignments may emerge within a few years depending on the specialized skills (e.g., language) required by the company in its foreign operations. 

Graduates typically find opportunities in the following areas as active professionals and entrepreneurs:

  • International Marketing
  • International Finance (Banking and Investment)
  • Exports-Imports
  • Business Consulting
  • International Project Management
  • Global Mergers and Acquisitions


This program is accredited by ACBSP.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to International Business
  • Global Finance System
  • International Management
  • International Business Project
  • International Strategic Management

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • 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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • 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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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • Applicants for undergraduate programs must have the equivalent of a US High School Diploma with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Students with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 - 2.49 may be eligible for provisional admission.
  • All transcripts submitted must be official copies of degrees, diplomas, or certificates. Academic documents must include an official transcript with record of courses and grades/marks received. Transcripts should be in a sealed and stamped envelope by the issuing institution.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    30756 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30756 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National Applies to you

    30756 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30756 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Manchester

  • 990 - 1790 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


Southern New Hampshire University offers several types of need and non-need based grants and scholarships to help you meet the cost of a university education. To be eligible for federal grants and to demonstrate need, students are required to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Grants and scholarships do not need to be repaid.

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