About International Business
The International Business program includes an option to complete an international exchange at one of our global partner institutions. This immersion experience helps students develop adaptability, communication skills, cultural intelligence, and a global mindset. Our students also develop language skills to help navigate in different cultures and more easily become “global citizens”. Intensive “Immersion Service Learning” opportunities are also available for students who want to gain global academic service experience.
Why study International Business at StFX?
The International Business program helps students experience the interconnectedness of the world and gain a global perspective while providing them with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in an international business environment. Employers continuously seek candidates with a global perspective as well as critical thinking, language, and communications skills. Our graduates are adaptable to the changing global business environment, have cultural intelligence, can collaborate effectively, and bring creative solutions to global issues. They also have an expanded view of global challenges and international regulative governance structures such as the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and Climate Change, and the UN Convention on International Sales of Goods (CISG).
First year at a glance
In your first and second year, you will take core courses shared among each of the Faculty of Business disciplines. This will allow you to build a strong foundation and explore what the various disciplines have to offer.
There are many post graduate education and training opportunities available to International Business graduates, including:
- CITP designation (Certified International Trade Professional) from Forum on Trade Training (FITT)
- MBA (Master’s in Business Administration) degree
- MPA (Master’s in Public Administration)
- Master of International Business
- International Business diploma Bachelor of Law (LLB; LLM)
The career opportunities available to International Business graduates are diverse and include opportunities, such as
- Business Lead Developer
- Consular Officer
- Corporate Recruiter
- Custom Brokers & Logistics Manager
- Export & Import Management
- Global Non-For-Profit Organizations & Charities
- Government Services
- International Human Resources Manager
- International Market Researcher
- Management Consulting
- Sales & Advertising Executives
- Social Enterprises
- Trade Officer