International Business

School of Business

International Business

The international business major focuses on the political, legal, economic, cultural and infrastructure issues in different countries and how they impact business. You’ll learn how to take these differences into account in order to manage the day-to-day operations of an international business and strategically plan for its future. While you’ll benefit from UIndy’s small class sizes and experienced faculty, you’ll also work with others from all around the globe through classes and study abroad opportunities.

Program Strengths

  • Faculty have significant international experience. Professors in the program have lived, worked and taught in several countries.
  • Numerous travel opportunities through spring term and study abroad program
  • Affiliation with other campuses around the world. Through UIndy, you’ll have opportunities in 33 countries via 59 different programs. Classes are taught in various languages, including English, and in diverse fields. In addition to study abroad opportunities, UIndy students are exposed to the global community through the collaboration and exchange of curriculum, research, faculty and students.
  • A diverse campus with students and faculty from more than 60 countries
  • Accelerated BS/MBA program that includes an MBA major in international business and allows students to complete both degrees in as little as five years
  • Develop skills that foster continued learning in order to keep pace in a rapidly changing global business environment

International Business students and grads have interned or work for:

  • Allison Transmission
  • Rolls Royce
  • Eli Lilly
  • FedEx
  • Chamber of Commerce, International Trade Division

Potential careers with an International Business degree

An international business degree will give you the skills needed to provide management and professional expertise to business, government and not-for-profit organizations. Jobs may include:

  • Business strategy consultant
  • International trade specialist
  • Import/export compliance manager
  • Business development manager
  • Small business owner
  • Logistics specialist
  • Business translator
  • Cultural advisor
  • Global human resource trainer
  • Global project manager
  • Global marketing manager
  • International sales specialist

International Business might be for you if:

  • You’re interested in how businesses operate, especially internationally
  • You don’t mind taking risks
  • You like to travel (a must!)
  • You’re adventurous
  • You think “outside of the box”
  • You’re creative
  • You love learning about other people and cultures

Curriculum Guides

These curriculum guides outline the classes you’ll need to take as an International Business major. The general education curriculum guide lists your class options and requirements to fulfill UIndy’s general education requirements, while the International Business curriculum guide lists the classes needed to major in International Business. You’ll need to look at both guides to get a complete picture of what classes you’ll take at UIndy.

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