Engage in a variety of learning experiences designed to prepare you to function successfully in today’s global marketplace. With a combination of courses in business and the liberal arts – including history, languages, and social science – this interdisciplinary program gives you the business knowledge and cultural awareness you’ll need to work effectively in various settings with colleagues from diverse backgrounds
International Business Program
An Ideal Place To Learn
All classes taught by professors, none by teaching assistants
Students from 29 states and 21 countries
Learn the Skills Employers Seek
The Assumption curriculum encourages scholarly and real-world experience. With hands-on research conducted alongside faculty mentors, students gain a depth of knowledge and skills that lead to professional success and personal fulfillment.
At Assumption University, the world is your classroom. Students can study and explore abroad in over 50 places from Vienna to England, South Africa, and even our own campus in historic, yet modern, Rome, Italy. Assumption’s study abroad program offers culture, history, and a living classroom for all.
Assumption career planning starts the day you arrive on campus. “Internship in Business” is a 3-credit seminar course in the Business Studies Department that is available to all business students. The course provides hands-on experience and training, networking and informational interviews with professionals, and assessment of your personal career strengths and interests. You will spend a minimum of 120 hours working in the field. During the weekly seminar, students discuss how organizational behavior and management concepts apply to their individual placements.
Assumption's Rome Campus
At Assumption's campus in Rome, Italy, the city and the country become your classroom through daily and weekend-long excursions throughout "the eternal city" and the Italian countryside. This unique study abroad experience will enrich your academic and cultural pursuits as you walk in the footsteps of emperors and gladiators then enjoy delectable Italian cuisine or perhaps a cappuccino after class in a local cafe. (Did you know that your financial aid follows you to Rome?)Explore the Rome Campus
A degree in international business enables student's to pursue careers in a variety of fields and locations around the globe.
American Chamber of Commerce, Sydney, Australia
Interac Co., Ltd., Tokoyo
Shining their light
International Business 2017
Operations Manager, Amazon
My professors at Assumption challenged me to think critically to solve problems.
After working on various group projects, I learned the importance of listening and working as a team. Working with people has always been a passion of mine and a big part of my job at Amazon is motivating, mentoring and coaching my team. I feel well prepared for my career.
International Business 2019
Program Assistant, United Nations Association (UNA-NCA)
Assumption has a lot to offer if you are willing to try new things!
Assumption’s interdisciplinary course requirements have made me well versed in a variety of subjects that I will continue to apply and develop over the course of my career. Take advantage of all opportunities as they are presented.
International Business 2019
Account Analyst, Lockton Companies
The Assumption community is very supportive and wants you to be just as successful as you want to be
Assumption prepared me for the roller coaster that’s life and helped me find my courage. I’ve learned things don’t always go as planned, but these experiences only helped me reflect on what I could improve on and how I could grow and become the best version of myself.
First-rate Academics in a Catholic University Setting
Assumption University awakens in students a sense of wonder, discovery, and purpose, forming graduates known for their intellectual seriousness, thoughtful citizenship, and devotion to the common good. Students are provided an education that shapes their souls, forms them intellectually, and prepares them for meaningful careers. Enlivened by the harmony of faith and reason, here, students’ minds and hearts are transformed.Our Mission
Assumption is dedicated to providing a clear understanding of what your education will cost
We’ll help cut through the complexity of financing your education, ensuring you understand what you need, how to apply for aid, and what’s expected of you. You will be assigned a personal financial aid advisor who will guide you through the process and answer all of your financial aid-related questions.
Hound Academy: Applying Regular Decision
Join the Office of Admissions for a virtual presentation on applying Regular Decision. Hear more about completing the Common Application, including tips from current students and admission professionals! You'll also be able to ask your questions to our panel of current Greyhounds during a live Q& ... Read more
Winter Open House
Join us for Winter Open House by visiting our West Side story book campus, located in the heart of Worcester, the second largest city in New England. Experience the excitement of Assumption's academic opportunities and campus life and see for yourself why Assumption was named a “Best Regional Univer ... Read more
Be Prepared for the Future
Accelerated BA/MBA Dual Degree Program
Apply as a high school senior into the dual degree program with one application and benefit from being considered for a $2,500 Assumption Business Leader Scholarship (per year for 5 years), special programming, and the ability to take up to two MBA courses during your senior year. We offer two tracks to choose from: Management and CPA (for accounting majors only). Learn more about all of the University's dual degree offerings.
Careers and Graduate Schools
The international business major provides students with a solid business background in accounting, marketing, and other topics, and in-depth study of international management, business strategy, Asian business practices, modern Europe, or the study of international relations. This foundation enables them to pursue an international business career in a variety of fields and locations around the globe. Assumption’s international business program is also excellent preparation for graduate business school or law school.
Graduates of the International Business Program are qualified for career opportunities in domestic and foreign organizations:
- Behavior and Finance
- Human Resources
- Marketing and Sales
- Marketing Research
- Product Management
- Government Agencies