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:
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:
You can apply until:
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You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
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Minimum required score:
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You need the following GPA score:
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).
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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