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International Business and Economics

College for Women | School of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences

Drawn to foreign cultures? Have an analytical or problem-solving nature? The international business and economics major, offered on St. Kate's St. Paul, Minnesota campus, will teach you to enter foreign markets and develop business strategies for today's globalized economy.

Program Details

Take 32 credits per year to finish your international business and economics degree in four years.

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A Degree and Internship Experiences that Make You Stand Out

Our international business and economics program combines a strong economics core with a breadth of business courses and second language study. This major is excellent preparation for business students who want their résumé to stand out!

As a hub of international business and education, Minneapolis-St. Paul offers rich opportunities for internships. Recent students served with the National Model UN Office in Minneapolis and the University of Minnesota Human Rights Center and Global Classrooms. You can also intern abroad.

You’ll graduate with the skills and knowledge necessary to work for any major corporation that has a global presence.

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Careers in International Business and Economics

Career opportunities for women trained in business and economics are very promising, especially in the rapidly emerging international sector. At St. Kate’s, you have the choice of earning a bachelor of arts or a bachelor of science degree in international business and economics.

St. Kate's will prepare you to become a global leader with ethical and innovative skills. You’ll be ready for a career in a variety of settings, including

  • foreign service
  • colleges and universities
  • government agencies
  • import and export management
  • international marketing
  • non-government entities, such as Peace Corps

An international business and economics degree will also position you to pursue graduate studies in economics, public policy, international relations, business, law, communication, and many other fields, including organizational leadership.