Why choose Global Business Studies?

Become culturally conversant so you can work anywhere – not just in Colorado, but the world. Learn how international businesses and nonprofits operate and acquire experience you can put on a résumé and take with you into an international career.

The bachelor of arts degree program in Global Business Studies at Metropolitan State University of Denver offers a compelling amalgam of foundational business courses, global cultural perspective classes and career-relevant experiences such as internships, study abroad and foreign language study. From courses in marketing, trade and global management to study abroad opportunities around the world, you will acquire the business acumen and cultural literacy to build an international career or pursue graduate studies.

Benefits of Earning Your Degree at MSU Denver

Programs at MSU Denver emphasize experiential learning, which means you will have the chance to develop professional skills while also acquiring a knowledge base in business and cultural studies.

  • Take advantage of an international internship – with a Colorado company involved in IB or with an organization located in another country.
  • Study abroad in a business-related program. We have options for short-term study abroad trips and full semester programs that are available through our partnerships with foreign universities.
  • Choose to gain experience with a foreign language.
  • Choose a minor in a complementary field – it can be in business, languages, Nonprofit Studies or another discipline.
  • Take Global Management as your senior seminar / capstone course, and apply international management concepts and business knowledge to challenges faced by international organizations.

Career Opportunities for Our Graduates

Global Business Studies Career BannerMSU Denver’s bachelor’s degree program in Global Business Studies offers you an enormous range of ways for you to leverage your education.

The Global Business Studies degree program prepares you to apply for job positions in global nonprofits, NGOs, diplomatic or trade organizations as well as with companies engaged in global business.

Program Accreditation

The Global Business Studies program is an interdisciplinary degree. About half of your program will take place in MSU Denver’s College of Business, which is among the 5 percent of business programs in the world to be AACSB-accredited.

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Contact our International Business Programs

Debbie Gilliard
Chair and Professor – Management

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Gina Cook
Associate Professor

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