International Business

 

Business Administration in International Business

 

Bachelor of Business Administration with Concentration in International Management

International Management is designed for those students who wish to prepare themselves to engage in businesses that cross national boundaries and to function in the global business environment. Students may ultimately choose to specialize in a particular region- Asia and the Pacific, Eastern Europe, Central or South America, etc. The students will be equipped with the key managerial and professional expertise enabling them to successfully navigate the sphere of national/international business, government and not-for-profit organizations. International business provides a wide spectrum of opportunities. It can involve:

  • Staying in the US and working for a US company that does business abroad
  • Working for a US based company that sends you abroad for business travel
  • Working for a company that send you abroad to work as a expatriate and live abroad 

What do International Managers do?

Business Administration in International Business
 
International managers are involved in the process of planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling in a multicultural or cross cultural environment. Their goal is to make effective and efficient use of the human and capital resources they have at their disposal.

 

 

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Skills and Characteristics

  • Effective oral, interpersonal, and written communication
  • Team building
  • Ethical decision making
  • Planning, organizing, leading, controlling
  • Team oriented
  • Problem solving
  • Knowledge of global environments
  • Critical thinking
  • Cultural Sensitivity

Career Opportunities

  • Marketing/sales
  • Management
  • Purchasing
  • Government/Military
  • Banking
  • Accounting/ finance
  • Tourism/ hospitality
  • Service organization
  • Import/export
  • Public relations

Salary and Outlook

Business Administration in International Business

 

The type of position you choose in international management as well as your experience and geographic location all affect salary. Payscale reports an average salary of $54,600 for area operations managers. Financial management is a high growth position, with BLS reporting jobs will increase by 19% by 2026, much faster than average. BLS also reports the median salary in the field is $125,000 per year. The median salary for management analysts was $82,450 in 2017, according to BLS. However, Payscale reports that those with less than five years of experience earn an average of $59,000.


Career Resources

Students may visit our Career Services website at academics.uafs.edu/ for additional career exploration resources.


Degree Plan
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