International Business Certificate
Learn Business. Think Globally.
Understand the forces and institutions that drive global integration. With this certificate you will learn how the cultures and languages of a particular region affect local business conditions, practices, and consumption.
Gain problem solving skills
Use creativity to solve problems under different contexts and constraints. Become comfortable with ambiguity.
Learn cultural communication
Dive into market research, and gain critical written and oral communication skills. Develop self-confidence and empathy grounded in an appreciation of differences.
Explore global business strategy
Benefit from curriculum focusing on strategy, economics, politics, law, and consumer behavior. Learn about the systems that govern trade across the globe.
Going Beyond the Classroom
All Certificate in International Business students study abroad for a semester through one of UW-Madison’s study abroad programs. This experience helps students develop cross-cultural awareness and skills, and helps students acquire new perspectives on business, strategy, and consumerism.
Partnerships with the Madison International Trade Association and other organizations provide additional perspectives and networking opportunities with working professionals.
Average starting salary
Common job titles
- Sales and Trading Analyst
- Account Coordinator
- Marketing Associate
The International Business Certificate is open to all undergraduate business students currently enrolled at UW–Madison.
13 total credits
- International Business (3 credits); Study Abroad in International Business (1 credit)*; Global Interdisciplinary Perspective (3 credits)
- 6 additional International Business credits
Study abroad requirement
Learn cross-cultural fluency and acquire new perspectives on business, strategy and consumerism. Choose from over 260 programs—30+ specifically designed for Business Badgers.
“Awarded International Business Certificate” will be notated on your official transcripts.
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