International Business Bachelor’s Degree Program Overview

Develop vital global insights on economic, political, and social trends of foreign nations valued by employers worldwide through the international business bachelor’s degree program at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio. As our connected world becomes smaller, this program prepares you for managerial careers in the international arena. Delivered at a Catholic university, this undergraduate business degree integrates faith and morals into the curriculum, so you’ll be well equipped to be an ethical business leader — here in Ohio or across the globe.

Guided by leading international business executives

To ensure your bachelor’s in international business is grounded in current practices, the international business program is guided by leading executives from top national and international firms. You’ll learn from Catholic professors with deep professional experience who know what it takes to be successful — and honorable — in international business.

Explore More of the International Business Bachelor’s Degree Program

Here are just a few other ways Franciscan’s international business bachelor’s degree program stands out from the rest:

  • Financial aid and scholarships: Franciscan University strives to make your Catholic university education as affordable as possible through scholarships and financial aid, including grants, loans, and work opportunities. Reach out to the Franciscan Office of Financial Aid on campus in Ohio to learn more about tuition costs and fees and the financial aid application process and deadlines.
  • Applied learning: Franciscan believes the best way for you to learn business is through actual experience. In addition to spending a semester studying international business in Europe, you’ll also gain hands-on experience through internships — locally in Ohio, nationally, and even internationally. These real-world experiences will also help you develop into an ethical Catholic leader in the business world.
  • Relevant international business degree: Learn to analyze risks and opportunities, communicate clearly and persuasively, and develop an understanding of international organizations, politics, and regulations through an international business program guided by the Business Advisory Board, a council of leading executives from firms including AECOM, Bayer Corporation, Enterprise Rent-a-Car, EQT Midstream Partners, FeX Group, The Hershey Company, Honeywell, Microsoft, Protiviti, and Tribe Mediterranean Foods.
  • Experienced professors: Franciscan’s Catholic faculty members have a deep understanding of the international business world through years of experience in it. They’ll help you understand the challenges you’ll face in your international business job and ensure you have the sound Catholic formation you need to lead ethically — wherever your international business career takes you.
  • Grounded in the Catholic Faith: Ethical leaders need to know right from wrong. They also need to know the value of hard work and service to others. As an international business major at Franciscan, you’ll benefit from an education grounded in the teachings of the Catholic Church.
  • Preparation for a well-rounded future: Your integrated international business degree offers business, finance, economics, and mathematics courses along with a strong liberal arts core. This approach prepares you to become a well-rounded professional, ready to take on leadership roles in both for-profit and nonprofit organizations.
What Can You Do With an International Business Degree?

With an integrated, Catholic faith-based international business degree from Franciscan University in Ohio, you’ll be prepared for global careers as well as to continue your studies at the graduate level.

Graduate Programs for International Business Majors

Potential Job Titles for International Business Majors

  • Consultant Foreign Exchange Trader
  • Financial Analyst
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Import-Export Coordinator
  • International Account Manager
  • Product Manager
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Trade Specialist
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Business Advisory Board

The Business Advisory Board helps Franciscan University better provide students with the professional competence they need to succeed in the contemporary business world, bringing with them fresh ideas illuminated by Catholic social thought and the Franciscan value of transformational leadership.

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Dr. Ken Knox

Dr. Ken Knox

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Prof. Alyssa Kerker


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Prof. Albert Macre

Assistant Professor

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Dr. Cory Maloney


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Douglas Perry

Interim Chair; Instructor & Executive Director of the Leadership Institute; Business Advisory Board Chairman

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Professor Jeffrey Rankin

Prof. Jeffrey Rankin

Associate Professor, Director of the MBA Program

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Dr. Scarpone

Dr. Brian J. Scarpone

Assistant Professor

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Dr. Michael Welker

Professor, Director of Catholic Business Management and Entrepreneurship

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Professor Thomas Wilson

Prof. Thomas Wilson

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