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International Management

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • Erie, Pennsylvania
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  • Become a Leader in the Global Marketplace with Expertise in International Management from Gannon University

    Gannon’s international management concentration prepares you to operate effectively in the global marketplace by integrating the management, marketing, finance, law and economic functional areas in a global context. Supported by a community of internationally-minded students and a practical education, you’ll be well-prepared for your future career with local and global industries, consulting firms and governmental agencies.

    • Pursue a full-time paid internship with a global company to enhance your program experience.
    • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) SmallAccredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.
    • Accelerate your education to earn both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in business administration in just five years.

    Learn to Lead the Way in International Management

    • Develop the foundations necessary to be successful in an ever-changing business world.
    • Become a forward-thinking and culturally sensitive leader who is equipped to apply critical thinking skills to solve global business problems.
    • Apply international management processes and measurements to determine the success of businesses and projects across disciplines.

    Experience an Exceptional Learning Environment

    • The program’s location in the Center for Business Ingenuity gives you valuable access to local and national internships and service-learning projects through the Small Business Development Center, Erie Technology Incubator, and Northwest Pennsylvania Beehive Network.
    • Earn your education using state-of-the-art technology and global software resources.
    • Engage in international travel for course credit, study abroad opportunities or through a dual-degree option with an international partner university.

    Inspire Your Academic Success

    Gain real-world knowledge through key international management courses including: 

    Issues in Global Business: Develop a global perspective on the effects of political and economic thought and practice around the world. 

    Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability: Research, analyze and ascertain the interrelationship between business activity and human prosperity and the disparity of theoretical concepts in achieving this. 

    Global Marketing: Assess different political, social, cultural and economic contexts within the global marketing environment; study strategic approaches to global markets in reference to pricing, distribution and promotion decisions.

    Achieve the Possibilities

    Students will gain a high-quality education that enables success in the rigors of graduate school or a future profession. Through an array of program opportunities,  you can:

    • Engage directly with international, for-profit and nonprofit agencies to gain exposure to and solve issues that impact the global business environment.
    • Increase your career marketability by studying abroad in a country of choice or pursuing a dual degree opportunity with Esslingen University in Germany
    • Secure your career as a global business consultant, human resources manager, market analyst, sales representative and more.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Dahlkemper School of Business Students evaluate and integrate core knowledge across the breadth of functional business areas to solve problems and capture opportunities.
  2. Dahlkemper School of Business Students apply leadership and team building skills to develop strategies, manage resources and achieve goals.
  3. Dahlkemper School of Business Students recognize the importance of ethical issues, integrity, inclusiveness and social responsibility in real-world business behavior.
  4. Dahlkemper School of Business Students identify, analyze, evaluate and solve business problems using both discipline specific and cross functional integrative thinking.
  5. Dahlkemper School of Business Students utilize written and oral communication skills to effectively interact with stakeholders.
  6. Dahlkemper School of Business Students recognize global business concepts and practices that present opportunities and challenges in an environment of diversity and multiculturalism.
  7. Dahlkemper School of Business Students demonstrate concentration knowledge and appropriate application of the business concepts, opportunities, and practices in their respective business major.
Natalee Stinebiser

Natalee Stinebiser International Management and International Industrial Management

"The highlight of my semester was having a chance to travel around Europe during my studies. Spending a semester studying at a German university and another working at a German company was also an amazing opportunity. I have been able to apply my studies to real-life situations while broadening my horizons in a global environment."

Ryan Hamilton

Ryan Hamilton Dahlkemper School of Business

“My experience ... at Gannon has been one flled with rich interaction with students and professors representing a variety of experiences and fields. Having solid academic programs and also access to local businesses that showed us tangibly how business is carried out was something that has helped prepare me for my career.”

  • Receive hands-on learning through real-world courses, projects and valuable internship experiences that prepare you to become a professional in the field.
  • 13:1Enjoy a personalized experience inspired by Gannon’s faculty experts and a low student-to-faculty ratio of 13:1.
  • Apply for generous financial aid packages and scholarship awards.

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