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Bachelor of Business Administration - Global Management & Finance
The Global Management and Finance program prepares students for work in domestic or foreign-based companies involved in international trade or finance. Emphasizing the impact of national culture in shaping values, behaviors and business practices, students apply critical thinking to evaluate global financial issues related to currency fluctuations, exchange rate risk, and multinational investment and capital budgeting.
Whether you want to be a global sales manager, cross-cultural customer relations specialist or an international entrepreneur, a global management degree from Florida Tech gives you a strong background in business as well as a valuable skillset in global financial management, cross cultural management and global macroeconomics.
Begin Specializing in Your Sophomore Year
A global management degree prepares students to jump right into the business world with courses such as Global Business Perspectives, Macroeconomics and Computer Applications for Business. The Nathan M. Bisk College of Business is internationally focused, from business strategy to cultural awareness. As you progress through the curriculum, you are able to take elective courses such as International Trade, Global Communications, Business in the Western Hemisphere. You may even choose to concentrate in a foreign language.
Gain Practical Experience
Part of the global management degree program is the practicum in business, a professional internship course in which you apply your business skills and savvy within a dynamic local company. As a result, you get practical experience, an expanded professional network and perhaps even a pre-graduation job offer. Writing business plans, conducting market research, developing financial acumen, building leadership and teamwork skills, and understanding ethical decision-making are capabilities you develop through hands-on projects and national competitions.
Build Professional Relationships
Beyond the classroom, global management degree majors develop leadership experience through exciting internships and participation in academic organizations like Delta Mu Delta (national business society), the Society for Advancement of Management, the International Business Club, student government and over 100 other student organizations. In addition, global management degree students learn about international business through Florida Tech's culturally enriched study abroad programs to areas such as Spain, the Netherlands and Oxford, England.
Get Recruited Upon Graduation
Many large companies visit Florida Tech's Employer Day each semester, giving students the opportunity to network, look for internships and discover the opportunities a global management degree might provide. Employers that have recruited Florida Tech students for internships and careers include GE, Duracell, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Northrop Grumman.
Earn an Advanced Degree
After receiving their global management degree, many of our students go on to graduate school at Florida Tech to pursue their MBA, an interdisciplinary M.S. in Innovation and Entrepreneurship degree or even attend law school.