Rinker School of Business

International Business

To meet the needs of a global economy, the Rinker School of Business at Palm Beach Atlantic University offers an international business major.  In your studies, you will learn to understand the diversity of international business, including the needs and wants of international customers. From exploring business aspects, such as trade regulations of different governing bodies, to navigating multicultural business ettiquette, you'll be ahead of the curve when competing in a global market.

Your Courses & Classes

At PBA, you’ll: 

  • Experience a Christ-centered education that emphasizes ethics.
  • Learn from professors who have real-world experience who are also committed Christians.
  • Benefit from a strong business curriculum, which will give you practical skills and tools to advance in your career.
  • Enhance your skills as a leader and manager.
  • Enjoy a small student-to-faculty ratio so you get to know your professors and classmates and have the opportunity to participate in class discussions.
  • Be prepared to live your faith while doing business in the global marketplace

Your Faculty

You’ll learn from seasoned professionals who have earned their degrees — and taught at — respected institutions across the country. They’ve published in esteemed business journals, such as the Journal of Business Review, and authored textbooks. They also have real-world experience, including one marketing professor who worked for a multimedia communication company for more than 30 years, and a business professor who spent 25 years as a financial consultant with Smith Barney.

 

Your Opportunities

You’ll benefit from partnerships, such as the one with Global Business Forum, a prestigious business association. The Rinker School of Business offers an annual Spring Business and Culture Trip to China. There are also other study abroad opportunities through PBA's Center for Experiential Learning. In addition, you can become a member of the International Business Club.

Common positions available with an international business degree include:

  • Foreign Service Officer/Diplomat
  • International Account Representative
  • International Marketing/Sales Analyst
  • International Mergers and Acquisitions Specialist
  • Import/Export Agent