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International Business

Our program, ranked No. 3 nationally by College Factual and No. 25 by U.S. News & World Report, will immerse you in real projects with real companies creating exceptional international experience. Offered as a major and minor.

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Program Overview

International Business at Bryant

Our curriculum is globally focused from your first semester. You will study and intern abroad and specialize in a business function—Bryant is one of the few programs in the country that offers functional concentrations in international business. As a senior, you will have the unique experience of working on consulting projects for real companies seeking international opportunities.

Program Features

  • Engage with accomplished faculty whose diverse international business experiences enrich your learning.
  • Achieve proficiency in a second language by studying and working abroad, deepening your global perspective.
  • Specialize in Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Global Supply Chain Management, Human Resources, Information Systems, Leadership and Innovation, Marketing, or Team and Project Management.
  • Work on a consulting project for a company facing an international business challenge through a unique senior practicum.
  • Immerse yourself in experiential learning opportunities through Bryant’s John H. Chafee Center for International Business.

Cross-Disciplinary Advantage

  • Our nationally acclaimed business foundation cultivates innovative thinking and problem-solving abilities through real-world projects that develop leadership skills.
  • Your liberal arts minor will be a competitive advantage, enriching an immersive education that integrates analytical and critical thinking.
  • Whether you begin your career or pursue grad school after graduation, the credentials of your major and minor distinguish you.

 

A Bryant Education
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Shruti Kansara '18

Major:
  • International Business
  • Concentrations in Information Systems and Applied Analytics
Complementary Minor:
  • French
  • International Affairs

Shruti is combining her passions for problem-solving and traveling into a consulting role.

Hometown: Chicago, IL

More Than a Major

  • Leadership
  • Academic Competitions
  • Resident Assistant
  • Study Abroad
  • Mentoring
  • Greek Life
  • Honor Societies
  • Internships

A Connected Community

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The Bryant Difference

Top rankings
Top rankings
College Factual 2019 ranks our International Business program No. 3 in the country; U.S. News & World Report ranks us No. 25 in the country.
94% agree
94% Agree
Graduates of Bryant’s class of 2017 agree that Bryant prepared them for success.
$59K salary
$59,000 salary
Median starting salary of Bryant's Class of 2017 graduates.

Where Our Students Go

Graduates of Bryant’s International Business program go on to prestigious graduate schools and are in demand by business, government, and nonprofit organizations around the world.

  • ALDI
  • Aporte Communications
  • Bain Capital
  • BNP Paribas
  • Boeing
  • Discovery Communications
  • Duke University
  • JP Morgan
  • J. Walter Thompson Worldwide
  • London School of Economics
  • LW Casa de Valores S.R.L.
  • Morgan Stanley
  • New York University
  • Notre Dame University
  • Standard & Poor's
  • Tiffany & CO.
  • TJX London
  • University of Bordeaux

Experiential Learning Opportunities

Career Education Opportunities

  • Shadow and network with accomplished International Business alumni to explore different paths.
  • International Business internships in various sectors obtained through our nationally recognized Amica Center for Career Education.
  • Discuss career opportunities with recruiters from 100+ prestigious organizations at on-campus career fairs.

Clubs/Organizations

    • Beta Gamma Sigma
    • HerCampus writer
    • Model United Nations delegate
    • Multicultural Student Union

Service

    • Serve as an IDEA mentor as a member of Omicron Delta Kappa 
    • Mentor Bryant Zhuhai students during their IDEA program

International

    • Sophomore International Experience
    • During your junior year, take part in a study abroad semester that includes a supervised internship with a local company

Research

    • Research and Engagement Day presenter
    • Honors Program member
    • International Business Practicum, a capstone course for IB majors in which students operate as consultants for clients. You'll identify, analyze and design market entry, development and competitive strategies for new global markets.
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Inspiring Faculty

Our inspiring International Business faculty members hail from diverse cultures and have attained the highest credentials in their fields of study from top research universities in the United States. Many have rich work experience with multinational companies. They include a former investment manager for the state economic and trade committee in China, a professor whose research won Best International Paper from the Organizational Behavior division of the Academy of Management, and a management professor who has taught in MBA and executive MBA programs in 14 countries. The faculty brings this global mindset into the classroom, adding a vital dimension to your learning and success. Among them is:

ANDRES RAMIREZ, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Finance, International Business Program Coordinator