Undergraduate Major

International Business Major: Bachelor’s Degree in Business (BSBA)

Here, you will learn the skills to compete not only in business, but in the global marketplace.

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Program Overview

Ready to launch your career in the global marketplace?

As an international business major, you'll start with a foundation of small, interactive classes to help you navigate the business world and master foreign languages, politics, and cultures. Then, our professors connect you with study abroad opportunities and internships in cities around the world. These experiences outside of the classroom allow you to thrive in global economies and easily cross cultures. You’ll graduate with a global mindset – ready to take on the world.

The School of Business Administration is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). This professional accreditation places Widener among the top one-third of college business schools in the U.S. and Europe.


Program Options for a Degree in International Business

The international business program ensures that all graduates have the skills to communicate in an increasingly interconnected world. Students will have a resume distinguished by global experiences, language immersion and leadership skills.

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Minor in International Business

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Minor in a Language

Enhance your bachelor's degree in international business by minoring in a modern language. You'll discover the many possibilities around the world for those who study another language.

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Explore All Minors

You may also choose from our expansive list of additional minors and certificates for undergraduate students to find unique combinations for your personal academic goals and unique career path.

Prepare for rapid career growth by completing two degrees in five years. When you graduate, you’ll receive a bachelor’s degree in international business and a master’s degree in one of several graduate programs in the School of Business Administration.

Explore graduate business degrees.

Set yourself apart academically by participating in the School of Business Administration honors program.

Program Highlights for International Business Majors

Our international business program provides students with the skills the global marketplace demands.

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Engage in Real-World Learning

When you graduate, you won't just start your career. You'll continue the work you've been doing all along. Through internships and co-op opportunities, you will apply what you've learned in class to solve real business problems and get your foot in the door for future job opportunities.

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Professional Insights

From day one, you'll learn from industry-shaping faculty who are willing to share their connections to help you land your dream job. They'll invite you to networking events and bring industry leaders to campus. You can count on them.

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Experience the World

Prepare to lead the global economy by diving into new cultures. Our students seamlessly integrate their coursework with opportunities to travel abroad, either for a full semester or on shorter trips led by our faculty. We have global partners around the world and hubs in Costa Rica and China.

Once you're back home, you'll realize the skills you learned abroad are in high demand in the business world.

Clubs & Organizations

Business analytics majors have the opportunity to join various clubs and organizations across campus and beyond to expand their network, including the Beta Aphi Psi - Intl Honor Society for Financial Information Students & Professionals, the Association of Business Process Management Professionals (ABPMP) and many more.

Living Learning Communities (LLC)

Being part of the Business LLC gives you the opportunity to live with like-minded business students and build strong relationships - both professional and personal - that will last a lifetime.


Our faculty are committed to the professional and personal success of every student, offering consistent mentorship, feedback, and support.

Yamuna Baburaj
Assistant Professor

"I want to inspire students to see the world from a global perspective. Business students, in particular, need to be aware of the opportunities that open up when they learn a new language or immerse themselves in a culture that is different from their own."

Your Inside Track to Success

Your Inside Track to Success

Students like you have graduated from our international business program and accepted positions with organizations around the country and world. By making connections and gaining real-world experience, you’ll put yourself in a position to join them.

Outlook & Outcomes

Potential Careers

  • Global supply manager
  • Trade specialist
  • Import/export coordinator
  • Financial/management analyst
  • Human resources manager

Related Fields

  • International Relations
  • Global Logistics
  • International Finance
  • Management

Recent Employers

  • Boeing
  • Philadelphia Phillies
  • UPS
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • Marriott

Pride Perspectives

Hear from our students about their experience in the International Business program.

Brandon Matambo stands in the lobby of Quick Center; behind him is a stock ticker and students walking down steps

Widener has done a really good job preparing me for what hands-on work was going to look like, how I can use my major, and what options I have.

Brandon Matambo

Brandon's Story

Every study abroad trip, every internship opportunity, every volunteer event, every class is contributing to me not only being a better person, but better in business. The world of business today requires us to be globally active.

Jessica Feoli

Jessica's Story

It’s very rewarding when you can see the impact you’re having on either the community, or individuals, or even yourself.

Michael Dixon

Michael's Story

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Our financial aid team takes the guessing game out of applying for financial aid. To determine your financial aid package, including scholarships and grants, apply and complete the financial aid process. You might be surprised at how much we can offer in assistance.

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