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International Business (AS)
Degrees are taught in English. Our programs offer the flexibility that allows students to study at their own pace. You can earn a double degree by adding on another major at the end of the program.
You may start this program at the start of any month
60 American credits
Madrid, Tampa and Online
Why study at Schiller International University?
130 NationalitiesOur campuses are home to students from more than 130 countries. Current Schiller students are from Africa, the Americas, Asia, This diversity creates the international learning environments and personal experiences that Schiller students are looking for!
50Years of historyFor over 50 years, the Schiller international University faculty and staff has brought the credentials and expertise needed to support the foundations of international learning. This supports our continuous goal of developing the world leaders needed for the future!
20000AlumniSchiller’s international learning community includes a network of more than 20.000 graduates in over 200 cities who remain committed to the University. This commitment reflects support to current students and fellow graduates beyond graduation.
Rapid globalization of businesses results in companies expanding operations internationally to remain competitive. Successful modern companies constantly seek highly skilled executives competent in the implementation of management and organizational strategies ready to answer the complexities of business, and to maintain an advantage at the international level.
The SIU Associates Degree in International Business is specifically designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills and attitude to start their future career as true international business executives.
Business Market 2016 – 2026
+10% Expected Growth
+774 k New jobs demanded
Career Areas: Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Investment, and Development
Sources: US Bureau of Labor Statistics
Graduates of this Associate’s Degree in International Business will be able to:
Analyze how international trade, finance policies and relations affect business decisions.
Adapt strategies for international markets and construct management practices and processes in an international environment.
Discover how to apply ethical codes of conduct for global business operations and improve your communication skills.
Have significant dexterity with the use of digital applications in business as related to the global economy.
Become a truly international profile perform with cultural agility by living international experience in different countries.
Discover, design, and develop the professional profile that best suits your goals. Based on a solid academic structure aligned with the current reality we provide students with specific learning tools, methodologies, and immersive experiences to personalized their path.
Solid academic basis connected with reality
Learning by doing methodologies
Strong presence of Tech, Digital and Sustainability
International immersions to explore and experience
Challenges with real organizations
Personalized Academic & Career Advising
Classmates: A multicultural, diverse, and inclusive community with more than 130 nationalities.
Faculty: Referred professional that share updated knowledge and challenge students with real cases.
Academic & Career Advisors: SIU figures to support you from day one in reaching your goals.
Alumni: A network of more than 20,000 alumni around the world to be connected with.
Perform this program among our Tampa and Madrid International Campuses (in-person format) and also through our Online format (hybrid or full-online). Students can transfer among our campuses without loss of credits to acquire multicultural agility and build a truly international profile.
Contact our Admission Team to discover other Campuses Possibilities
To learn more about studying an international degree based on the US higher education system, go to our "Academics" section on our FAQ page.
Required General Education Courses
English Composition: Expository Writing
English: Research and Writing
European History: Napoleonic Period to the Present
Required Core Courses
Application of Computers
Principles of Business Law
Introduction to International Business
Principles of Marketing
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
Required Foreign Languages
Beginning Foreign Language 1
Beginning Foreign Language 2
Intermediate Foreign Language 1
Intermediate Foreign Language 2
Total Credits Required: 60
We care about your academic needs. We offer instructional delivery, adapted and focused to meet your learning style.
Courses delivered in English and focused on the international environments.
Our course format consists of studying one subject per month so you can put all your efforts into learning the knowledge and skills of a specific course topic at a time.
If you maintain a good Grade Point Average, you may study more than one subject per month and complete your program in less time.
Schiller International University is focused on preparing students for a professional career. Be confident that you will know how to combine theory with practice.
You will work collaboratively with classmates on such projects as case studies and prepare presentations with professional from the field.
You will earn an international degree valid in both the US and the EU from an accredited American university and a TOP British university.
Our faculty is international and brings a diverse array of professional experience.
Remember that you can study this program online.
Because of the current situation caused by the COVID-19, you may begin taking courses in an online or hybrid format and then move to your chosen campus when possible.
Students completing the Associate’s Degree in International Business are encouraged to seek internship opportunities to support their learning and to gain practical work experience.
We provide the flexibility you need to complete your degree
At Schiller International University, our students come first, and we are always ready to adapt to your circumstances in this fast changing world.
If you need a change of location, you can continue on another campus of your choice if your program is available there, or study Online.
We offer two ways to make your studies and payments more flexible:
Enroll and pay for the first subjectYou can do this if you are particularly interested in deepening your knowledge of a subject or if you need to find out if you like this field of knowledge.
Try and pay for the first 4 monthsRegister for 4 subjects (equivalent to 12 credits), take the subject month by month and see if it is the path you want to follow.
After this time, evaluate if you want to continue and we will help you formalize your situation. We will help you with everything you need!
Pay the application feeThis step is usually completed with your Admissions Representative after the interview process.
Complete the interview
The interview with your Admissions Representative provides a great opportunity to ask questions, define your educational and professional goals, and discuss whether a Schiller degree will meet your needs.
Send all required admissions documents
This includes transcripts, passport documentation, proof of English proficiency, letter of motivation, etc.
Once accepted, you will receive an acceptance package
In the case of students needing a VISA, you will receive a scanned copy of a conditional letter of acceptance, along with the invoice for your first semester’s tuition. Once it is paid, you will receive the official copy of your acceptance letter and acceptance package.
You are now part of Schiller’s learning community.
Prepared for the unpredictable: COVID-19 response
Our priority remains to provide you with an uninterrupted and safe educational experience despite the current circumstances. That is why we have taken the necessary measures focused on three lines of action tailored to the guidelines of each country’s situation to meet safety requirements, academic requirements, and our student’s needs.
We've disinfected all the campuses and increased the frequency of deep-cleaning of all spaces. We’ve also adopted social distancing to ensure that students, faculty and staff are as safe as possible. Students will need to wear masks on campus and may not gather in common areas.
Online classes that are always available
We have reduced our on-campus attendance requirements, combining them with attendance via synchronous online classes thanks to the latest hybrid technology installed on all our campuses. As always, a fully Online option will be available as well. In any case, the campus will be open (if possible according to the regulations of each national and state government) and the staff available to students in person as well as virtually.
All the necessary flexibility you need to face uncertainty
We adapt to you and the current situation. No matter what format you choose, we will provide you with the quality education you deserve.
We offer two ways to make your studies and payments more flexible: enroll in a single subject to deepen your knowledge or take 4 different courses to figure out the best path forward for you.
Don’t let COVID-19 stop you from studying an international degree. Start now and get ahead at home on our Campuses, and travel to one of our campuses abroad when it is safe to do so. We will help you transfer with ease.
Start your career at Schiller International now!
Do not wait any longer! Contact our Admissions Team for further details. We will be happy to help you achieve your goals.
Meet the SIU Faculty
Dr. Carlos DeAquino
Associate Professor and Faculty Leader
Carlos has over 15 years of international experience in leading Higher Education organizations. His research is in the areas of education, business and engineering.
Ms. Joan Fulton
Associate Professor of International Business
With 30 years of experience in business, she is the Finance Director at ACA and a member of WIC and of the Giving Women Foundation, providing financial and organizational advice.
Mr. Gour Saraff
Professor of International Business and Program Lead
He has 20 years of comprehensive experience in entrepreneurship and operations in the field of education, as well as manufacturing and other sectors.
Ms. Theresa Pavone
Professor of International Business
She has over 20 years' experience in Education. Her research is in Organizational Culture and Distance Education. She belongs to the AMA among other societies.
Ms. Maria Ferré
Associate Professor and Financial Aid advisor
She holds a BA in Chemistry, MSc in Mathematics, and is an expert in languages and has over 30 years experience teaching around the world.
Discover your Career Opportunities
The Associate’s Degree of Science in International Business is a Program designed to train you to embark on a successful international career.
International Business will open the doors of the world for you, preparing you to become a key player in companies that wish to expand their activity to other economic and legislative frameworks.
Companies operating in the international marketplace are looking for professionals in international business, and you will bring them an understanding of foreign markets and knowledge on how to manage relationships with suppliers and customers from abroad.
You will have the opportunity to work in very competitive positions in different fields of knowledge, including:
International investment and finance consulting.
International market analysis.
Auditing, and more!
We believe in you
Schiller International University is committed to fostering community growth through people like you who strive for self-improvement and a strong sense of purpose.