• On-Campus Component
  • Cost
    $441.50 per credit before fees
  • Total Credits
  • Credential
    Undergraduate Degree
  • Application Deadlines
    Spring: December 15; Summer: May 15; Fall: August 1
  • Campus
  • Department

The international business major will enable you to develop the kind of global mindset necessary for opportunities in this field. The curriculum introduces you to the global marketplace by offering courses in cultures and etiquette, business law, financial management, marketing, and business management and strategy. Your studies can be combined with field experience, studying abroad, or a foreign language requirement to broaden your understanding of international business.

All admission materials must be submitted to the Office of Admissions no later than 4:30 p.m. Central Standard Time on the deadlines noted.

Transferring Credits

Want to know how your previous college credits will transfer before you apply? Request an unofficial evaluation of your transcripts by one of our professional advisors. Fill out the form below with your major, semester you'd like to start, and attach your transcripts. Please allow 5-7 business days for your transfer evaluation. UMC accepts all transfer credits that come from a regionally accredited college or University.

Transfer Evaluation Request

Sample Courses

  • GBUS 3500 – Business Ethics (3 cr)
  • IBUS 2010 – International Business Cultures and Etiquette (3 cr)
  • IBUS 3010 – International Business Law (3 cr)
  • IBUS 3020 – International Financial Management (3 cr)
  • IBUS 3500 – International Business Management (3 cr)

Online Catalog

Career Opportunities

Positions in international business focus primarily on working with foreign nationals employed in the United States or US workers in foreign countries. Opportunities are also available to individuals who can advise on protocol used for international business negotiations.

As a graduate you might find a career in supply chain or operations management, human resources, sales and marketing, financial management, consulting, or as an entrepreneur. You may also work at federal agencies like the International Trade Administration and the Foreign Service as part of the US Department of Commerce, or serve as cultural advisors to businesses or organizations.


Read the descriptions carefully to determine which fees may apply to you.

Students enrolled in 0.5 or more credits at UMC pay a $250 UMC Campus Fee each semester. The Crookston Campus Fee helps to fund technological infrastructure and student academic support including advisors, tutoring, library, career counseling, and accessibility.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available for eligible students. Students must fill out the FAFSA form and use code 004069 when applying for financial aid for this program. Contact the University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) for additional information:

UMC Financial Aid Office
Phone: 800-862-6466 ext 8569; 218-218-8550
Fax: 218-281-8579
Email: umc-fa@umn.edu