• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Certificate in International Business is designed to offer international students and non-matriculated U.S. residents the opportunity to acquire competencies in international business in two semesters.

The program 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.

You will acquire proficiency in fundamental areas (such as leadership, management and negotiation) and examine these skills within a global context. With assistance from experienced faculty, we prepare you to excel within an increasingly interconnected industry.

Why Enroll in the International Business program at San Francisco State University?

  • Short & Satisfying

Eight courses total. Finish in just two semesters. Semester option available.

  • High Demand for Higher Qualifications

Become proficient in the essential skills needed for the current global market.

  • Focus on Your Interests

Choose from a variety of elective courses to suit your career needs.

  • In Good Company

Study in San Francisco, a cosmopolitan center of culture and innovation.

  • Optional Practical Training

Optional Practical Training (OPT) offers international students the opportunity to work up to one full year in the United States after nine months of full-time study. 

Accreditation

AACSB Accredited

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 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 & Multicultural Relations
  • Import-Export Management & Small Business Operations
  • Seminar in Comparative Management
  • International Environmental Analysis
  • Global Strategic Management

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • 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:

    45

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • Complete the online application
  • Transcript
  • Proof of English Proficiency
  • Financial Eligibility
  • Copy of passport/student immigration documents

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13400 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    13400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13400 USD per year and a duration of 12 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

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