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International Business students on a study abroad trip

What is international business?

Using knowledge from several domains, such as economics, law, management, and marketing, the International Business program builds competency in the culture, diversity, and language of global business.

Why international business at OSU?

International Business students develop cross-cultural competence for conducting international business by taking various elective courses to hone their multicultural understanding, taking courses in a foreign language, or participating in the numerous study-abroad courses offered by the Center for Advanced Global Leadership (CAGLE).

Career paths

International Business degree program graduates compete for an ever-increasing number of jobs that allow them to work in the United States or abroad such as:


had employment, job offers or other plans (such as graduate degrees) within 3 months of graduation


Student Spotlight

Mekaila Carey, student spotlight

"I knew I wanted to travel; I love traveling. I thought that was an important way to learn about yourself and about the world. And I knew I couldn't go wrong with business skills. Those are important things all people could learn."

- Mekaila Carey
Guthrie, Oklahoma

Eastin Center for Career Readiness

Through the Eastin Center for Career Readiness, Spears Business supports our students’ professional growth from awareness, to acquisition of knowledge, to practice and feedback, and ultimately successful implementation.


Study abroad

The CAGLE Center is the main hub of study abroad opportunities in Spears Business. Through courses that can count towards degree requirements students can spend 1-3 weeks immersing themselves in a foreign country and meeting professionals from different business industries. The CAGLE Center offers approximately 20+ trips yearly for students to explore the world.

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Students line up for group photo on a study abroad trip

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