Program of Study

Coursework includes international accounting, management, marketing, communications, business law, and economics, as well as general education courses. Cooperative education opportunities may be available. Related skills are developed through the study of foreign language, computer applications, financial analysis, critical thinking skills, and ethics appropriate to today’s global economy.


Careers Available

Graduates should qualify for a variety of positions in import/export departments, freight forwarder companies, custom house brokerage firms, international banking, state and federal government organizations, global organizations, or other internationally active businesses.

Recommended Courses and Skills

Strong math and accounting background, high school algebra strongly recommended. Foreign language, strong reading comprehension and basic computer skills.

Helpful Personal Attributes

General awareness of the international business environment, strong communication and interpersonal skills, good decision-making skills and awareness of cultural diversity, computer keyboarding and technology application abilities and tolerance, and adaptability to various work environments.

Program Offerings

Program Credential Level Offered Code
Business Administration - General Track Associate in Applied Science Day A25120BA
Business Administration - General Track Associate in Applied Science Evening and Online A25120BA
Business Administration - International Business Global Track Associate in Applied Science Day, Online A25120IB
Business Administration - Public Administration Track Associate in Applied Science Day, Evening and Online A25120PA
Business Administration - Customer Service Certificate Day, Evening and Online C25120C
Business Administration - Global Entrepreneurship Certificate Day, Evening and Online C25120GE
Business Administration - Human Resources Certificate Day, Evening, Online C25120HR
Business Administration - International Business Certificate Day, Evening and Online C25120IB

Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the Business Administration/International Business Program, contact Deana Ray, Department Chair/Interim Program Coordinator, at 336.734.7167 or dray@forsythtech.edu.