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About the Program
Imagine being in the heart of one of the world’s economic centers learning about Asian-Pacific trade and the culture of a global city’s work environment, both in the classroom and at your internship site.
The Global Business Institute is a certificate program, in partnership with the University of Pittsburgh’s College of Business Administration (an AACSB accredited institution), offering you business-focused courses and an internship placement where you can personalize your experience to best fit your interests.
This program is ideal for business students. Previous academic experience in business is required.
- 9/14/23 - 12/16/23
- Apply by:
- Withdraw by:
- Application Requirements
- Authorization Form
- $95 Online Application Fee
- Complete Application
- Transcript - Official
- School of Record Forms
- Be in good academic and disciplinary standing with your home institution
- Education Completed:
- Be the equivalent of at least a 2nd semester Sophomore (strongly recommended)
- Course Prerequisites:
- Must have completed introductory business coursework prior to attending.
- Minimum GPA:
- Must be a degree-seeking undergraduate student in the US (Canada or Mexico if eligible)
- Course Prerequisites:
- Some courses may have prerequisites.
- Be at least 18 years of age
The curriculum for the Global Business Institute is flexible and allows you to earn a certificate by completing either:
- 5 CAPA business courses, or
- 4 CAPA business courses and 1 CAPA internship course, or
- 4 CAPA business courses and 1 CAPA elective course, or
- 4 CAPA business courses, 1 CAPA elective course, and the CAPA Global Internship course.
Elective and business courses meet for 45 contact hours/3 credits. Overall, you may earn 15 credits.
Global Business Institute courses meet Monday through Thursday.
Prior to departure, you will select your preferred courses. You will be enrolled into courses based on their availability. It is in your best interest to have multiple alternative courses approved by your home university prior to your departure due to course availabilities. Please consult with your academic advisor at your home university on credit pre-approval guidelines.
A Certificate of Study in Global Business and a transcript from the University of Pittsburgh is awarded upon successful completion of the program.
All levels Course Structure
The host institution has offered the following courses in the past. Please note that course listings may not be finalized until the start of the term; we’ll post an updated list when the host institution finalizes its offerings.
*Courses with an asterisk indicate that the course has been associated with multiple subject areas.
Please click on the course title to view additional subject areas and detailed course information.
Get out and explore! Excursions are offered for most semester, year, and summer programs*. Semester students are typically offered between two to three excursions and summer study students are typically offered between one to two excursions. You'll receive a calendar of excursions during orientation; here are a few day and overnight excursions we've offered in the past.
Visit the dazzling Blue Mountains and Featherdale National Park where you can get up close and personal with kangaroos and koalas.
This excursion includes an overnight stay with dinner inside the Taronga Zoo.
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