B.B.A. On Campus

International Business

The University of Akron

48 months
15500 USD/year
15500 USD/year
11880 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The International Business program of The University of Akron views international business in the broad context of all business transactions devised and carried out across national borders to satisfy the organizational and personal goals of firms and individuals.


The curriculum of the International Business program of The University of Akron is designed specifically to prepare graduates to effectively manage the change and complexity that the wave of globalization brings with it.  Special emphasis is placed on the process of foreign market entry.  Carefully articulated course offerings and contents cut across accounting, finance, management, marketing, and technology.  Notable highlights include a required approved study abroad program, proficiency in a foreign language and a minor specialization. The integrative nature of our program stands at the intersection of theory and practice to provide a balanced approach, functional specialization and a broader cultural perspective.

Employers are looking for IB graduates who have been trained not only in traditional business functions, but who also have a global perspective and understand the economic, cultural and political variables that operate in global markets. This program provides you with a comprehensive understanding of the global economy and helps you develop the skills and awareness necessary to work in international environments and with diverse cultures.

Degrees and Preparation

A degree in international business paves the way to a variety of career opportunities as businesses seek to effectively compete in the global marketplace. Many individuals work for domestic firms dealing in international affairs, or they represent foreign firms domestically.

Career Outlook

The growth and complexity of international business activities and practices have increased career opportunities. Those with strong foreign language skills and a clear understanding of foreign cultures have the best job prospects.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foreign Market Entry
  • Foreign Market Distance Analysis
  • International Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • International Business Finance
  • International Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • $50 Application Fee
  • Official Secondary School Transcripts
  • Official Proof of English Proficiency
  • Official SAT/ACT (Optional, required only for scholarships and direct admission)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15500 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    15500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15500 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    11880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11880 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Akron

890 - 1300 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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