• Application Deadline
  • 9 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Certificate in International Business from San Francisco State University consists of eight specified courses that focus on conceptual, theoretical and practical skills as well as overall knowledge of international business. The program prepares students to seek a career or advancement in international business.

The award of a certificate means the holder has completed the required courses at an acceptable level of academic accomplishment. The certificate indicates to a prospective employer that the University validates the certificate program in international business.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 9 months
    • Duration description

      Up to 12 Months

  • Credits
    24 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Business and Multicultural Relations
  • Import-Export Management and Small Business Operations
  • Seminar in Comparative Management
  • International Environmental Analysis
  • Global Strategic Management 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    61

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Complete at least two years of college/university coursework with a minimum 2.3 GPA
  • Financial statement showing at least one academic year of tuition and living expenses is required
  • Certified English translations must accompany official transcripts/diplomas/graduation certificates in the original language of issue from all schools
  • $100 Application fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13400 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13400 USD for the full programme and a duration of 9 months.
  • National

    13400 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13400 USD for the full programme and a duration of 9 months.
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Living costs for San Francisco

  • 2206 - 4120 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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