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Studying International Business and Trade can provide you a diverse set of highly marketable skills, whether you are just starting out on your career path or wanting to advance in your current job.
Job titles and salaries range widely according to the size of company and your continued education. Salaries also vary widely by industry. An entrepreneur just starting out may earn little or nothing in the first year of business, while representatives for defense, maritime shipping, construction or oilfield equipment earn top salaries in this diverse career field.
Though official certification is not required for most jobs, NASBITE International administers a widely recognized Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) credential. Richland College is one of five nationally recognized training centers for the CGBP certification.
Those who can benefit from an education in International Business and Trade include:
The majority of jobs in international business involve sales and marketing, whether as a salaried employee, contractual consultant or entrepreneur. Competing in the international business arena requires a unique set of skills.
An International Business and Trade degree will introduce you to vital topics that include:
By the end of the program, you’ll be far ahead of graduates who have not been exposed to a global-focused curriculum.
How will your training translate into concrete jobs in international business? Possibilities are as extensive as today’s global business market and include:
According to America’s Career Infonet, these related occupations offer the following median salaries and projected job growth in Texas. Statistics are included only as guidelines and will depend on the size of the company. Note that many related careers require a bachelor’s degree or higher.