International Business

Certificate in International Business




Earn a certificate in two semesters
Course Fees: $13,400



Domestic & international students

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What Students Say


Sota Watanabe



“San Francisco and Silicon Valley are amazing places for people who are involved in the information technology space. Through the internship and daily activities, I learned a lot and enhanced my skills. After returning to Japan, I founded my own startup. Now I know how to work in Japan and the US. The IBUS program helped me become a global leader.”

Sota Watanabe
Student from Japan




Salesforce Tower view from the marina


San Francisco Skyscrapers


Businesswoman on the phone at the airport




About the International Business Program



In today’s fast-paced global economy, companies seek professionals capable of navigating different markets, cultures and demographics. Our International Business program provides a time-efficient, comprehensive experience to keep you competitive in today’s workforce. You will acquire proficiency in fundamental areas (such as leadership, management and negotiation) and examine these skills within a global context. With assistance from experienced faculty, we prepare you to excel within an increasingly interconnected industry.

    Why Enroll in the International Business Program?

    Short & Satisfying
    Eight courses total. Finish in just two semesters. Semester option available.

    High Demand for Higher Qualifications
    Become proficient in the essential skills needed for the current global market.

    Focus on Your Interests
    Choose from a variety of elective courses to suit your career needs.

    In Good Company
    Study in San Francisco, a cosmopolitan center of culture and innovation.

    Optional Practical Training
    Optional Practical Training (OPT) offers international students the opportunity to work up to one full year in the United States after nine months of full-time study. See OPT.

      Industry Statistics


      Projected Job Openings for Business Operations, 2012 - 20241

      $65K - $166K

      Annual Salary for Business Development Manager in San Francisco2


      1Bureau of Labor Statistics
      2Nelson Advisor and Salary Guide



      Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International

      AACSB Accredited

      The College of Extended Learning offers this certificate program in partnership with the Lam Family College of Business, which has been accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International since 1964. The Lam Family College of Business provides a high-quality business education to a diverse learning community through innovative teaching, research and support. The college is one of just five percent of all business schools worldwide that meet the rigorous standards for this accreditation.