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International Business

Jacksonville University’s International Business program pulls together a foundation of business skills, a global perspective, and language specialization. This major builds on the basic business curriculum by adding global perspectives in economics, finance, government and politics, management, and human resources. JU faculty bring their own international experiences in teaching, working, and studying to the classroom environment and with guest speakers who hold various positions in the professional world.

The International Business major is the only small school AACSB-accredited program in North Florida and South Georgia. Also, the Davis College of Business is consistently creating partnerships with other AACSB business universities in different parts of the world, so students can experience education across the globe. Here is a list of our current international partnerships​.

As an International Business major, students can customize the program to fit their geographic area of interest. To accomplish this, several students have worked with faculty on independent research projects.

The International Business curriculum allows for flexibility to partner with other complimentary majors and minors. Many International Business majors also develop additional expertise by double majoring in Marketing, Finance, Accounting, or Economics, or in disciplines like International Relations or Foreign Languages.

Language courses in French, German and Spanish are available and are highly encouraged for International Business majors at Jacksonville University.

Take a look further into the course requirements, by viewing the International Business guide sheet. (Please make sure to select the correct catalog year, course requirements may vary per year)

The major guide sheets can be used a reference when selecting classes. These guide sheets are not used by the Registrars office to confer degrees.

This program is available as a major. Future Dolphins, learn more from your admissions officer. Current Dolphins, talk to your academic advisor for more information.

Career Opportunities

The International Business Program at Jacksonville University provides the foundations for entry-level business positions around the globe.  Students can expand their education and skills, receive exposure to real-life experiences, and enhance their career opportunities with a degree in international business.  Our students work in organizations with domestic and international offices to get a broad-based perspective on business.  The study of international business allows for the development of a core set of skills sought after by employers in a wide range of occupational settings in all areas of the world. 

International Business majors add a valuable global perspective to many different types of companies and in functional areas such as Marketing and Finance. International Business majors have been successfully placed with organizations such as Georgia Pacific, Johnson and Johnson, Black Knight, Citibank, Ernst & Young, and MacQuarie.