Skip to content
1-800-777-0750 ext. 3350
       or 1-701-858-3350
International business refers to all business activities that involve cross-border transactions of good, services, and resources between two or more nations.
Enrollment Services

International Business

Degree options
MSU offers three options for students interested in studying international business:

Coursework for international business majors

Course Catalog

What can I do with this degree?
A business administration degree with a major in international business will prepare you for careers in all aspects of the global economy, including commerce, government, and industry. It can lead to employment in international management, marketing, sales, advertising, and public relations.

Employment outlook
Globalization has made cross-border business more common than ever. Most international business careers involve sales and marketing but, as businesses expand around the world, more entry level management positions are opening. While some positions involve extensive travel, in many cases, international business is conducted via technology, so little or no travel may be required.

Is International Business right for you?
Successful global operators are:

Study or intern abroad
Students who take advantage of study-abroad programs and international internships significantly enhance their professional and personal competencies. The Office of International Programs assists with program selection, financial aid, and scholarships. The office also provides support services such as pre-departure orientation, visa application assistance, and general cultural guidance.

Internships encouraged
All internships provide students with great hands-on learning opportunities and may lead to offers of employment. Internships may be full time, part time, or project oriented.

College of Business
The College of Business is committed to active learning and preparing students for careers in business. Our facilities include the Slaaten Learning Center, which features a:

Department of Business Administration
The Department of Business Administration is dedicated to delivering students the best possible education and the personal attention they need to succeed. Please contact us for more information.

To learn more, visit our Business Administration web site. Better yet, schedule a campus visit so we can meet face-to-face and show you around.

Contact Information
Gary J. Ross, Ph. D., MBA, SPHR, GPHR
Professor and Chair
Business Administration Department
Director, Master of Science in Management Program
Phone: 701-858-3291 or 1-800-777-0750 ext. 3291