International Business

Certificate in International Business

 

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Certificate

Earn a certificate in two semesters
Fall 2020 Tuition: $4,740
Reduced from $6,700

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TOEFL Test Preparation Online Course

 

Admission into SF State’s degree and certificate programs requires a minimum TOEFL iBT score of 61 (undergraduate) or 80 (graduate, 88 for MBA) or equivalent. Our TOEFL test preparation course is a great way to prepare for this exam.

 

 

 

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Fall 2020 Tuition Update

 

Fall 2020 courses will be offered online, and all students enrolled in the program will receive a discounted rate of $395 per unit on tuition with no additional fee​s. Total tuition for full-time undergraduate enrollment (12 units) will be $4,740. All student fees will be waived.

 

 

 

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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

 

 

 

About the International Business Program

 

Overview

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

200,000

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.