Why Choose the Certificate in International Business?
The International Business certificate gives you a more advanced understanding of contemporary international business theory and its practical application. The certificate can improve your overall performance, remove uncertainty and widen market opportunities. The certificate displays a level of competency and interest to your employer. Graduates with in-demand skills should seek out positions that call for these abilities. Corporations that have established overseas or are looking to cement bonds with global partners are especially looking for candidates with skills in international business. With applications across a spectrum of industries, salaries will vary depending on what type of business you specialize in, who you work for and where.
Students who complete a certificate in International Business will find jobs at entry level positions in the following international areas: international human resources manager, international training manager, international operations manager, accountant, taxation, hospitality, and logistics.
- Applicant should show proof of high school graduation with a 2.35 GPA. If it is determined by the COB Dean’s Office/SAA that regular program admission criteria should be met in order to complete the certificate successfully and be a contributing member of the course, all college transcripts should be submitted to the Admissions Office. Once admitted, an advisor will be assigned by the College of Business in the certificate program.
- Dual enrolled/concurrent students must complete the high school degree (provide transcript) before the certificate will be granted from FSU.
- Students wishing to pursue a bachelor or associate’s degree must meet the admission criteria for the program. This criteria review is initiated when the “Program Change Form” request is processed through the COB Dean’s Office/SAA.
A Ferris student will receive this certificate after completion of the requirements for the certificate with a minimum 2.0 grade point average in the certificate courses.
No more than 50% of the credits required for this certificate may be transferred from another institution, nor will this certificate be granted if more than six of the certificate credits are specifically required in the student's major.
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