Bachelor of Science in International Trade

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Your international career awaits

In our increasingly globalized economy, the dramatic expansion of international trade has created tremendous opportunities for global business. Thunderbird's Bachelor of Science in International Trade prepares you for a career in this growing field, one in which skilled managers are highly sought after by global corporations. With such courses as Supply Chain Management for Global Operations, Big Data in the Global Economy, and International Trade and Regional Economic Agreements, you will be prepared for a career in Global Supply Chain Management, International Business Development, Import/Export Management and many other areas.

What makes Thunderbird’s Bachelor of Science in International Trade unique?

  • Enjoy rigorous, hands-on training in skills needed for a career in international trade
  • Apply learned skills during a local, national or international internship
  • Be part of a renowned network of alumni in all parts of the globe
  • Explore global job opportunities
  • Enjoy global courses taught by outstanding Thunderbird graduate-school faculty
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the political, cultural and economic aspects of regional business
  • Develop the skills and mindset to do business in any part of the world
  • Learn to develop an effective strategy for international trade and exporting goods and services

Career opportunities

As a BS in International Trade graduate, you will have a variety of globally transferable skills that will open doors to an abundance of global opportunities such as:

  • Country Manager
  • Regional Manager
  • International Market Analyst
  • International Business Development Manager
  • International Product/Brand Manager
  • International Marketing Manager
  • Import/Export Agent
  • Commodities Broker
  • International Securities Analyst
  • Global Supply Chain Manager
  • International Human Resources Manager
  • International Management Consultant
  • International Government Relations Manager
  • International Banker
  • Foreign Service Officer, U.S. State Department
  • Global Corporate Social Responsibility Manager
  • International Trade Analyst, U.S. Foreign & Commercial Service
  • Manager, International Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
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Bachelor of Science in International Trade
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Admission requirements

Thunderbird School of Global Management offers direct admission to all students who meet the general university admission requirements. Review these requirements early to give yourself time to work with our admissions team. We are here to help you with any questions or concerns throughout your application and enrollment process.

Students are required to meet freshman or international or transfer admission requirements for Arizona State University.



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The Bachelor of Science in International Trade features a robust curriculum focused on training you for the nuances of cross-border exporting and importing, with a focus on the political and cultural considerations that are critical to effective international business.

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