Credit Hours
Year-Long Practicum


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International Business at St. Mary’s

The International Business program at St. Mary’s University is designed for students seeking careers in the global arena. The program educates students to be professionals in global business. Students learn the intricacies of international business in areas such as international trade operations and strategy, international marketing, global supply chain management and international finance.

Students in the International Business program at St. Mary’s develop a global mindset to succeed in our intricately linked global economy. Moreover, students gain practical experience by working with companies on international projects, serving as interns for international companies, and participating in study abroad business programs.  

International Business majors develop a comprehensive understanding of management functions, strategies and practices of international enterprises.

The program includes a year-long practicum that exposes students to diverse cultures, languages and business practices from around the world. Students are encouraged to complete the practicum in a different country.

  • Degree Plan

    St. Mary’s offers a 120-credit-hour bachelor’s degree in International Business:

    Students will also take part in a year-long practicum which may include an internationally focused internship, consulting project, exchange program, an academic research project or other options.

  • Courses

    Highlighted courses include:

    • Global Social Media Marketing
    • Global Supply Chain Management
    • International Business Practicums
    • International Finance
    • International Management
    • International Marketing

What can I do with a degree in International Business?

Career and Internship Opportunities

Students in the International Business program have obtained internships and job opportunities in organizations such as:

  • Frost & Sullivan Research and Consulting
  • H.E.B. Global Sourcing
  • IBM
  • International Air Transport Association
  • International Paper
  • North American Development Bank
  • Proctor & Gamble
  • San Antonio Economic Development Foundation
  • Universal Pictures International
  • World Affairs Council of San Antonio

Career Paths

Graduates of the International Business program are employed in jobs roles such as:

  • Export manager
  • Global business consultant
  • Foreign exchange trader
  • Supply chain manager
  • International marketing manager
  • International business analyst
  • Business development director
  • Government trade advisor

Outside the Classroom

Professional Development

Students in the International Business program participate in international case competitions such as the Network of International Business Schools (NIBS) Worldwide Case Competition, serve as interns for international companies, study abroad to gain valuable international business insights, work on international projects for companies, attend presentations by international business leaders across the globe, go on company visits, and engage in service-learning projects.

Student Clubs and Organizations

The Greehey School of Business offers a number of clubs and organizations to students majoring in business, including the International Business Association, which enhances students’ knowledge of the global business arena.


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