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Bachelor of Arts in International Business

Many small to medium-sized businesses now have some form of global aspect to them. Companies are expanding abroad more frequently, as factories and offices are beginning to open up into other areas due to the demands of globalization. Businesses are looking for those who have an education and or experience in the global market. Pursuing your international business degree will help get you there and market yourself to this expanding industry.

Build global success when you earn your Bachelor of Arts in International Business online from Ashford University. This IACBE accredited international business program gives you the skills you need to operate within a multinational enterprise. Throughout this international business degree, you will learn how to take domestic business practices and apply them to the global environment. You will learn how to create different international business strategies for a wide variety of situations. Whether it be working abroad, or supporting other individuals coming into your organization from different countries and regions , you will be given the necessary skills in order to handle these international business situations. Scholarships are also available for those pursuing their degree in international business.

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What you will learn

Opportunity overseas has spurred demand for sophisticated professionals who are competent in international business practices and strategies. Pursue this online international business degree if you seek the skills required to advance professionally in an international business career. You will create a nation-specific risk assessment, learn the impact of globalization on large companies, and strategies for navigating a highly competitive global market. Upon completion of your international business bachelor degree, you will be able to:

  • Apply basic business practices to resolve international business problems
  • Assess market globalization factors and typical business strategies for competing in foreign markets
  • Construct a country strategic risk assessment that includes all the relevant factors for firms operating overseas or thinking of entering new international markets
  • Integrate culturally sensitive concepts into team communication
  • Analyze emerging issues facing countries or businesses in international markets

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Your Courses in International Business

Your Courses include culturally sensitive communications and assessments of foreign risks to business. You can also add a specialization to your international business degree to provide further focus to your studies.

Introductory Courses
To help students acclimate to the online classroom, you may be required to complete Introductory Course requirements. Learn more about Introductory Courses.

Major Course Requirements(45 credits, all courses are 3 credits.)

Specializations in International Business

You may choose to delve into other areas of international business when you add a specialization to your International Business degree. A specialization consists of four (4), three (3) credit courses. Ashford’s bachelor’s degree in international business offers a single specialization in:

Logistics Management

BA in International Business

As more and more businesses embrace the possibilities of globalization, those companies need leaders with knowledge of global markets. Dr. Marvee Marr, Chair of the BA in International Business program, explains how this online degree can prepare you for success on the world’s stage.

Careers in International Business

Learn and develop an understanding of the different cultural, political, financial, marketing, and economics systems that influence business decisions domestically and abroad. Just a few of the many career opportunities you could pursue after you earn your BA in International Business include: In-Country Manager, Business and Risk Analyst, and Operations Manager. Take a look at your potential career options.

  • In-Country Manager
  • Business and Risk Analyst
  • Operations Manager

Take a look at your other potential international business career options below.

International Business Careers

The Bachelor of Arts in International Business degree is IACBE accredited.

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Are you currently a licensed RN?

This program requires you to be a current licensed registered nurse. Please check out other programs to reach your education goals such as the BA in Health and Wellness.

BA in International Business Why Choose Ashford

Earning your international business degree online allows you to continue your current responsibilities while attending college at the same time, whether that be career or parenting obligations. Additionally, you will be taught by faculty members who have the necessary real-world experience and top academic credentials within the field of international business, as they are here to support you along your journey of achieving your bachelor’s degree.

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Are you currently a licensed RN?

This program requires you to be a current licensed registered nurse. Please check out other programs to reach your education goals such as the BA in Health and Wellness.