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International Business

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

4 years

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Program highlights

Honours stream

Co-operative education

Specialize in a minor — tailor your degree to fit your specific career goals.

Further your education ― use your degree to apply to graduate school.

Research opportunities — pursue impactful scholarly research to benefit our communities, backed by the reputation of the Bissett School of Business.

International opportunities — study abroad, attend a field school or work internationally to gain valuable worldwide experience.


Learn to appreciate the complexity of the global business environment and put your business skills to work anywhere in the world. Through a combination of theory and application, students enrolled in the international business major will gain in-depth knowledge about the functional, technical and relational aspects of working around the world as part of the global economy. The program focuses on global trade and supply chain strategy, cross-cultural management, international marketing, international finance, trade management, global mobility, managing in emerging markets and foreign market entry strategies.

Career possibilities

  • International trade commissioner
  • Management consultant
  • International trade policy analyst
  • Import/export compliance adviser
  • International economist
  • Market research analyst
  • International human resources adviser
  • International sales & marketing representative

Admission requirements and costs

NOTE: All applicants apply to the General Management major and can declare another major in their second year of the program.

Curriculum and courses


Information about program offerings, admission requirements and the application process can be answered by an admissions and recruitment specialist.

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Bissett School of Business

Mount Royal is pleased to offer seven Bachelor of Business Administration degrees, including majors in General Management, Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, International Business, Marketing, Supply Chain Management, a Bachelor of Aviation Management and a diploma in Aviation.

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