The International Business program prepares individuals to manage international businesses and/or business operations. Includes instruction in the principles and processes of export sales, trade controls, foreign operations and related problems, monetary issues, international business policy, and applications to doing business in specific countries and markets.
Please consult the UMW Undergraduate Catalog for specific and up-to-date major requirements.
Thinking About This Major?
The Center for Career & Professional Development has many tools and resources available to help you choose your major. Below are three of them:
Focus 2: A series of reliable, intuitive, career and education decision-making assessments to help students select a major, explore occupations, make informed career decisions, and take action in their career development.
Skills developed as an International Business major (via Focus2): Decision making, helping, listening, managing time, persuasion, reading comprehension, reasoning, social perceptiveness, speaking, writing and authoring.
What Can I Do With This Major: Learn more about what you can do as an International Business major! Some areas of career options are management, sales, insurance, real estate, and human resources.
Handshake: UMW’s online career management platform that includes the latest jobs from employers hiring at your school. You can search for organizations based on major, location, job type, and many other categories.
International Business – Current Job Opportunities
Note: Job & Internship opportunities are pulled from UMW’s online job and internship database, Handshake, and update every 12 hours. Log into your UMW Handshake account to find hundreds of other opportunities and events.
International Business – Current Internship Opportunities
International Business Graduate Data
Note: Undergraduate outcome data is collected by the UMW Career Center each year. The data is then broken down by major in order to determine how many graduates in each major are employed, attending graduate school, or pursuing a different path within 6 months of graduation.
- “knowledge rate” defines the percent of graduates for which the institution has reasonable and verifiable information concerning the graduates’ post-graduation career activities
- “career outcome rate” is the number of graduates who have landed in any of the employment categories (full-time, part-time, internship) in addition to service, military, and continuing education divided by the total number of students for whom an outcome is known.
International Business Alumni (2016-2020)
Total Graduates: 11 Knowledge Rate: 91% Top Industries:
Total Graduates: 11
Knowledge Rate: 91%
Career Outcome Rate: 90%
Career Outcome Rate: 90%
Where do our alumni land?
Alumni Success Stories
UMW alumni are excited to help current students and other alumni succeed in their fields. Below are stories from alumni about their experiences at UMW and after.
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- American Association for Advertising Agencies
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
- American Marketing Association
- APICS (American Production and Inventory Control Society)
- Association for Financial Professionals
- Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals
- Manufacturers’ Agents National Association
- National Association for Business Economics
- National Association of Professional Insurance Agents
- National Association of Realtors
- Society for Human Resource Management