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Certificate of International Studies in Business

The nationally-ranked, award-winning Certificate of International Studies in Business Program gives undergraduate Foster School students the competitive edge they need to succeed in global business. Its mission is to prepare undergraduate students to become leaders in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse business world.

To fulfill this mission, CISB provides students with the opportunity to enhance a world-class business education and functional specialties with:

  • Global business knowledge and skills
  • World region specialization
  • Foreign language proficiency
  • Practical experience in international business
  • Overseas learning experience
  • Cross-cultural awareness
  • Leadership development

CISB graduates across the globe value the transformational experiences they had while in the program, and the critical importance of foreign language, leadership, and cross-cultural understanding in doing business internationally.

Why Do CISB?

Alumni NetworkOver 850 alumni worldwide
CommunityCohort of 100 like-minded students
Language AdvantageSeven language tracks
Overseas ExperienceStudy abroad experiences from over 35 countries
Practical ExperienceReal-world participation in global business

Our students gain hands-on global business experience through competitions and global consulting courses. CISB graduates are highly sought after by companies for their overseas experience and cross-cultural skills, global business perspective, and foreign language abilities.

As part of The Foster School of Business, CISB graduates are part of a robust network of global business professionals, with access to international internship and job opportunities. One year after graduation, 97% of the 2018 graduating class found full employment or were in graduate school.

Monica Reynolds

Monica Reynolds, BABA

Azure Cloud Specialist, Microsoft

CISB helped me tremendously in building a well-rounded education and preparing for the job hunt. Employers loved that I had experience with different cultures and understood the complexity of doing business globally.