Bachelor of Science in
Global Business

The Bachelor of Science in Global Business degree program at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is designed for students interested in learning about global business practice, culture-specific communications and global entrepreneurship success. The program examines global issues in aviation, logistics, marketing, accounting, trade and other topics relevant to international business. Whether program students are already well traveled or are aspiring globetrotters, they emerge prepared to work and lead diverse global businesses in both the U.S. and overseas. This degree program reflects the ever-changing and demanding global environment of business, government, and the aviation industry.

Learn about international cultures with a focus on emerging markets. Select an area of concentration to align with individual career goals: Aviation, Aerospace, or Language & Culture (with tracks in Chinese, Arabic, and Spanish).

ERAU encourages its students to think far beyond traditional boundaries such as participating in unique internships and cooperative educational experiences. These include summer abroad academic programs in places like France, Italy, China, UAE, Spain, Mexico, and Brazil.

There are plenty of on-campus clubs to join to enhance the academic experience, including Phi Beta Lambda, American Association of Airport Executives, and the Aviation Business Networking Club.


About Global Business at the Prescott, AZ Campus

Part of the Department of Business in the College of Arts and Sciences, the B.S. in Global Business degree is designed for students who want a global perspective on the challenges that arise at the intersection of culture and business. Using an analytical approach that examines global issues in aviation, logistics and transportation, marketing, accounting, finance, trade, and other topics relevant to the international business community, students develop an understanding of the interrelated economic, market, and other cultural and environmental forces affecting business on the global stage.

The Global Business program at ERAU prepares its graduates to:

  • Understand the interrelated economic, market, social, ethical, political, and environmental forces affecting the basic forms and the growth of global business activities.
  • Analyze the global functions of marketing, logistics, accounting, finance and entrepreneurship through hands-on activities and projects
  • Assess the role of domestic and international organizations — such as the World Trade Organization (WTO) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) — in the global marketplace.
  • Demonstrate an appreciation for the significance of multicultural diversity in the workforce and knowledge of the complexities associated with expatriate life in the global marketplace.
  • Incorporate ethical analysis into current and future business decisions in international business.

Get one-on-one mentoring opportunities from our faculty and network with our Business Industry Advisory Board, whose members include JetBlue, The Boeing Company, Las Vegas' McCarran International Airport, and the United Parcel Service.

ERAU’s Prescott Campus is home to an acclaimed Department of Business whose students, for ten consecutive years, have brought home more awards from the Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference than any other school in attendance, including nationally ranked business schools.

Prescott's Department of Business is a member of the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) and is in candidacy for accreditation.

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Degree Summary

120 Credits

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