As the business world becomes increasingly international and interconnected, successful leaders need more than a traditional business degree to stay competitive. At Rollins, our AACSB-accredited international business program blends the breadth of a top-ranked liberal arts education with the depth of an elite business education, giving our graduates a competitive edge in the job market.
As an international business major at Rollins, you’ll build a well-rounded base of knowledge, experience, and skills as you prepare for an array of careers in everything from accounting and finance to marketing and operations.
Through study abroad experiences and international internships, you’ll hone in-demand communication, critical thinking, and analytical skills and develop the ability to navigate foreign cultures and languages—credentials that are essential to success in today’s global business environment.
AACSB accreditation is the benchmark of quality business education worldwide.
Why Study International Business at Rollins
Our international business program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)— the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. Less than 5 percent of programs are accredited by AACSB.
Our program is consistently ranked among the top 5 percent of international business programs in the country and No. 1 in Florida by College Factual. That prestigious position in the market has helped recent grads land jobs at some of the world’s top companies—from Amazon and Uber to McKinsey and Hewlett-Packard.
All courses utilize a distinctive global lens, with all international business majors studying abroad, interning internationally, and becoming fluent in a second language.
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“The challenges of the program and the skill sets those created—critical thinking, professional writing, statistical and financial analysis, public speaking—have enabled me to adapt to and thrive in a wide variety of professional challenges. As I grew and developed new and deeper passions, I had this huge resource of professors who were not just teachers but also mentors and close friends. I feel equipped to do the things I really, really want to do and I'm deeply happy for that.”
Rollins International Business Careers
Rollins’ international business grads are making tomorrow happen at some of the world’s leading companies.
Raphael Arndt ’17
Junior Associate, The Boston Consulting Group
Paul Beuttenmuller ’10
Market and Brand Positioning Specialist, The Boeing Company
Whitney Coulter ’08
Online Business Insights Analyst, Apple
Kamil Fadel ’17
Senior Finance Manager, Air Lease Corporation
Victoria Lynde ’16
Account Strategist, Google
Pierce Neinken ’06’08MBA
Global Portfolio Manager, Airbnb
Real World Experience
International business grads have landed internships at leading companies near and far.
In addition to an international business internship and study abroad course, majors complete eight core international business courses, two international business electives, and two foreign language courses. Majors also have the opportunity to concentrate in the areas of family business and entrepreneurship, finance, and marketing.
INB 200 Introduction to International Business
Examine global, political, economic, cultural, legal, demographic, geographic, and historical processes to understand how the world economy functions.
INB 215 The Global Entertainment Business
Delve into the business side of the multifaceted world of entertainment and explore the economics, finance, management, and marketing of the industry in addition to current business issues.
INB 311 Asian Business Environment
Examine the nature and development of capitalism and conducting business in Asia. Case studies investigate how differences in cultures and business practices affect international business.
INB 321 Global Entrepreneurship
Explore entrepreneurship from ideation through product launch, compare global startup trends, and engage with local entrepreneurs and early stage companies.
INB 337 International Marketing Management
Learn about key marketing decision-making in the context of dynamic global, regional, and country environments and how much to standardize and adapt products and services to markets.
INB 371 International Financial Management
Investigate the theory and practice of international finance from global monetary systems and international currency exchanges to foreign direct investments.
A Day in the Life of a Rollins International Business Major
“As an international business major, I’m learning about different aspects of business, such as marketing, operations, finance, and strategy, and how they apply in a global perspective.”
Beyond the Classroom
Global Engagement From China and India to France and Germany, you’ll have access to business-related field studies and semester-long study-abroad programs across the globe.
Immersive Internships Supporting Fair Trade organizations in Madrid. Marketing state-of-the-art health-care systems in Munich. Providing operational support in China. You’ll develop in-demand skills and experience through international internships.
Get Involved From the Collegiate Entrepreneur’s Organization (CEO) to Net Impact, you’ll sharpen your business acumen through a number of student-run organizations and honor societies.
Our courses are taught by PhD faculty from around the globe, graduates of world-class institutions such as Cambridge, the London School of Economics, and Harvard. They have also worked for well-known companies like Bain, McKinsey, and Motorola and have published numerous books and articles.
Department of International Business
Arjen Althuis, MBA
Research interests: International management consulting, corporate strategy, merger & acquisitions, interim management, and human resources management
Marc Fetscherin, PhD
Professor of Marketing
Research interests: Marketing and branding
Serina Haddad, PhD
Assistant Professor of Business
Research interests: Statistics, business analytics, innovation, and organizational development
Emmanuel Kodzi, PhD
Associate Professor of International Business Operations
Research interests: Operations, supply chains, and statistics
Richard Lewin, PhD
Associate Professor of Finance
Research interests: Investment management, valuation, corporate finance, financial modeling, real estate, and airport development
Marc Sardy, PhD
Associate Professor of Finance
Research interests: International finance