What Can You Do With A Major in International Business? 

Majoring in international business prepares students for careers in the global marketplace by supplementing their knowledge of general business issues with courses that teach functional business areas from a decidedly international perspective.


Some Related Career Titles

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Entry Level Jobs 

International Appraiser

International Buyer

International Purchasing Agent








2 Years Minimum Experience Needed Positions and/or Master Degree

Account Executive

International Bank Manager

International Manager


General Career Directions

  • International Account Executive
  • International Appraiser
  • International Bank Manger
  • International Buyer
  • International CEO
  • International Commodities Trader
  • International Consultant
  • International Economist
  • International Financial Analyst
  • International Financial Planner
  • International Marketing Specialist
  • International Product Manger
  • International Purchasing Agent
  • International Stock Broker


Typical Employers/Work Settings 

  • Accounting Firms
  • Banking Firms
  • Colleges/Universities
  • Global Corporations
  • Government Agencies
  • International Businesses
  • International Data Corporations 
  • International Finance Agencies
  • Law Firms
  • Media Corporations
  • Medical Agencies  
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • International Marketing Firms  
  • Technology Industries  


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Beginning Salary Range 

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National Average:  Entry Level with a Bachelor’s Degree: $41,000 -From the Spring 2008 NACE Salary Survey (National Association of Colleges and Employers) Note: starting salaries directly correlate with level of each student's GPA, Internship Experience and professionalism. 


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Skills Needed For This Career


Oral & Written Communication

Organizational Numerical Analysis

Interpretation Problem-solving Teamwork


Computer Literacy

Creative Thinking

Critical Thinking

Planning and Budgeting


Analytical Skills

Time Management

Management (people and activities)

Reading/writing another language

Communicating between cultures

Understanding cultural diversity




Links To Professional Associations 

Professional Associations are important to explore because many offer student memberships and can give you access to other professionals and their experiences, research, convention or workshop opportunities, professional development and most importantly job databases.

Academy of International Business 
International Business Brokers Association



Job Search Information 

National Organizations or Databases 






Graduate Schools 

Local Programs - Master of Business Administration and other related programs 

 University of North Florida  
Barry University 
Florida A&M  
Florida International University 
University of Florida
University of West Florida 

Other resources for graduate program research



Link To UNF Program  

The  Coggin College of Business   at the University of North Florida offers a Bachelor of Business Administration in  International Business.  


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