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Would you like to be a part of the global business world?


Would you like to be a part of the global business world?  As the business world becomes increasingly interdependent, there has been a dramatic increase in firms going international.  As a result, there is an increasing demand for employees who understand the global context of business. This includes expertise in  the logistics of trade, cross-border investments, cultural differences, legal differences, & the challenges of working in diverse business environments.

Did You Know?

  • Colorado merchandise exports totals over $8.3 billion per year
  • Colorado is the #1 state in exporting computer and electronic product
  • 40,000 Colorado jobs are supported by exports
  • Exports-related jobs pay up to 18% above the national average
  • The top countries Colorado firms export to are: Canada, Mexico, China, Korea and Japan.
  • Over 5,000 Colorado companies export goods
  • 87% of Colorado companies that export are SMEs (with fewer than 500 employees)
  • Nearly 5 percent of Colorado’s private industry employment results from foreign investment into the State.

Why Study International Business?

Students can expand their career opportunities by gaining knowledge of other cultures, building cross-cultural communication skills, and developing awareness of the social, cultural, and economic characteristics of other countries.  Studying international business provides students with insights about the global economic and business climates.


International Business Programs:

B.S. International Business

This program prepares students with an understanding of global business and knowledge in a functional area of business.   Students will be prepared to apply for job positions in companies that are engaged in international trade.

B.A. Global Business Studies

This degree program provides students with an understanding of multiple cultural perspectives along with knowledge of how a global business operates.  Students will be prepared to apply for job positions in global non-profits, NGOs, diplomatic organizations, trade specialists, and companies engaged in global business.

Concentration in International Business

This program provides College of Business majors with detailed information about the functions of business that play an important role in the international business area.

Minor in International Business

This program provides non-College of Business majors with an overview of company functions and an understanding of how to conduct business in an international context.

Semester and One Year study abroad opportunities

MSU Denver College of Business has partnership agreements that facilitate student exchange opportunities with the Universities listed below.

Students attending a university partner will do so as either a direct enroll or as an exchange. As a direct enroll, students earn transfer credits applicable towards their degree, do not pay MSU Denver tuition but pay all costs directly to the host university.

MSU Denver College of Business recognizes these transfer credits as valid towards the student’s degree. As an exchange, students earn specific MSU Denver credit and pay MSU Denver tuition. Student is responsible for fees plus additional costs of being abroad (housing, airfare, meals, etc.).?

University of Pécs, Hungary (Exchange)

?Florence University of the Arts (FUA), Italy (Direct Enroll)

National Dong Hwa University, College of Management, Taiwan (Exchange)

Ecole de Management de Normandie, Le Havre, France (Exchange)

Munich School of Management (Exchange)

?Universidad De Monterrey, College of Business, Nuevo Leon, Mexico (Exchange)

?Fachhochschule Dortmund, University of Applied Sciences and Arts (FH-Dortmund), Germany (Exchange) ?? ?

University of Nicosia, Cyprus (Direct Enroll)?

Additional Program Options

While the specific universities and programs listed here are the preferred options for study abroad, we understand that students might be interested in other locations and courses. MSU Denver works with over 20 program providers giving access to 70 countries across the globe in a variety of academic fields.

If one of our listed options is not what interests you, contact Jennifer Provizer in the Office of International Studies to learn about other options.

New Applicant Instructions

Study Abroad Website:


Visit the Admissions Application Requirements web page for international application information.