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Business Administration: International Business Overview

Develop the foundation you need to understand international business as well as political and cultural diversity.

With globalization, businesses all over are being forced to rethink their competitive strategies. Our bachelor's degree in International Business prepares you to do business globally. You'll be perfectly positioned for the ever expanding business world.

You'll learn from highly esteemed faculty comprised of business leaders with years of international experience. You will travel to business capitals around the world, like London, Hong Kong and New York. If you want to compete in today's dynamic and hyper-competitive marketplace, a bachelor's degree in International Business is invaluable.

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Career Opportunities

International business graduates may seek positions such as: translator, foreign currency investment advisor and foreign sales representative.

What You'll Get
The Mercy Advantage

  • Opportunities for global business trips to Europe, Asia, and Middle East
  • Executive faculty with real world experience
  • Affordable tuition & scholarships available
  • 30 minutes from Manhattan by train, bus or car
  • Manhattan campus in Herald Square
  • Fortune 500 network
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Learn by Doing: Travel Abroad

Check out our Mercy College students learning international business by actually traveling the world. From China to London, our students get real-world experience.

Faculty

Dr. Orlando M. Barreiro
Orlando Barreiro Assistant Professor, Business
obarreiro@mercy.edu
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Abdel-Kader Ben-Mohamed Assistant Professor, Business

Chair, Undergraduate Business
abenmohamed@mercy.edu
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Robert Bohn Visiting Instructor, Business

Director, Entrepreneurship Program
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Mark Chmiel Instructor, Business
mchmiel@mercy.edu
Susan Cooper
Susan Cooper Instructor, Business
scooper13@mercy.edu
Dr. Tom Coughlan
Thomas Coughlan Associate Professor, Business
tcoughlan@mercy.edu
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John Cullen Associate Professor, Business
JCullen@mercy.edu
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John Fuller Assistant Professor, Business

Chair, Graduate Business
jfuller@mercy.edu

Part-Time Faculty

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Joan Adams Adjunct Instructor, Business
jadams3@mercy.edu
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Olumide Adebayo Adjunct Instructor, Business
oadebayo1@mercy.edu
Olga Bristol
Olga Bristol Online Instructional Designe

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Organizational Leadership
obristol@mercy.edu
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Paul Clifford Adjunct Instructor, Business
pclifford1@mercy.edu

Faculty Emeritae/i

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Gilda Carle Associate Professor Emerita, Business
gcarle@mercy.edu
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Michael Cavanaugh Professor Emeritus, Business
MCavanaugh@mercy.edu
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Wayne Cioffari Associate Professor Emeritus, Business
wcioffari@mercy.edu
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Norman Foy Professor Emeritus, Business
nfoy@mercy.edu

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does earning a degree take?

Full-time students can complete the 120-credit degree program in four years.

What is the first step in the admissions process?

Click on "Apply Now" on the Mercy homepage or call 1.877.MERCY.GO to apply for admission to Mercy College and arrange for an appointment with an Admissions Counselor. Bring your completed application form and copies of your high school and/or college transcripts with you at the time of your appointment.

Is this program offered online?

Yes, the program is offered completely online.

Program Details & Curriculum

Curriculum Overview

Bachelor of Science
General Liberal Arts and Sciences
General Education Requirements: 60 Credits
ECON 125, 220, 221, and 230, MATH 116 and MATH/CISC 120 or MATH/CISC 131 are prerequisites for the major and must be used to fulfill general education requirements.

Core and Specialization

Business Administration Core: 30 Credits
Specialization: 18 Credits
Open Electives: 12 Credits

Total: 120 Credits

For a full curriculum listing visit our catalog

Program Outcomes

By the end of this program, students should be able to: 

  • Evaluate the effects of globalization on the business environment
  • Recognize and evaluate ethical issues in business
  • Utilize business concepts, methods, procedures, and management information systems to facilitate strategic planning and decision making
  • Use oral, written, and presentation skills to communicate effectively in the professional business environment
  • Function effectively as team members and, where appropriate, as team leaders
  • Demonstrate knowledge of fundamental principles and key concepts in international business
  • Assess the legal, economic, and social aspects of an international business decision