The emerging global market and the future of international business are central issues to our global business and economics programs. Our broad-based curriculum and experiential learning opportunities have direct applications to the global environment, preparing students for a wide range of diverse opportunities in the international sector.
Building on the University’s liberal arts tradition and mercy mission, our program provides a well-rounded educational experience that emphasizes ethical decision-making and responsible leadership. As a result, our graduates emerge as engaged, principled world citizens who are prepared to address global economic issues that concern individuals, firms and nations.
For both majors and minors, our internationally-accredited curriculum requires the completion of a study abroad experience, additional coursework in modern languages or a professional internship, providing an additional foundation for careers in today’s highly competitive global business environment.
Through our popular accelerated program, qualified undergraduates can earn their bachelor’s degree in global business and economics and a master’s degree in business administration, health care administration and management, or innovation and strategic management within five years.
Life After Salve
Our students are well prepared for domestic or international careers in banking, customer service, consulting, finance, human resources, importing/exporting, international development, labor relations, management and sales.
Possible employers include:
- International companies, including foreign firms operating in the U.S. and U.S. firms operating in foreign countries
- Domestic and foreign corporations
- Multinational service firms
- Global small and medium enterprises
- Domestic and foreign financial institutions
- International marketing, real estate or trade firms
- Contracting and consulting firms
- Manufacturers: automobile
- Environmental firms
- Logistics firms
My course selection, professors and semester abroad prepared me to be versatile and taught me that it's okay to make mistakes that you can learn from, to enjoy what you do and who you're doing it with, and that if you want something in life you need to work hard for it and make it happen yourself.
Ryan Walsh '16, customer support manager, Dockwa/Marinas.com