Degrees and certificates in the International Business and Trade program may lead to the following jobs or careers:
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All data gathered for Dallas/Fort Worth. Source: DCCCD Labor Market Intelligence
Workforce Solutions of Greater Dallas's targeted occupations lists eight separate business positions as high-growth areas this year. Projections include 26,890 jobs as general managers and 12,270 positions for business operations specialists.
CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, projects job growth increase of 21% for sales representatives; 24% for marketing managers; and 20% for sales managers.
According to the Dallas Office of Economic Development, the Dallas metroplex — the ninth largest area in the nation — is home to more than 2,250 global companies. The region’s foreign trade has more than tripled in the last decade and for the last 11 years, Texas has been the top state in the nation in terms of import and export trade dollars. With DFW International Airport, the third busiest passenger airport in the world for daily operations, Dallas is a city desperately needing goal-oriented workers with expertise in international business practices.
Studying International Business and Trade can provide you a diverse set of highly marketable skills, whether you are just starting out on your career path or wanting to advance in your current job.
Job titles and salaries range widely according to the size of company and your continued education. Salaries also vary widely by industry. An entrepreneur just starting out may earn little or nothing in the first year of business, while representatives for defense, maritime shipping, construction or oilfield equipment earn top salaries in this diverse career field.
Though official certification is not required for most jobs,
NASBITE International administers a widely recognized Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) credential. Richland College is one of five nationally recognized training centers for the CGBP certification.
Those who can benefit from an education in International Business and Trade include:
The majority of jobs in international business involve sales and marketing, whether as a salaried employee, contractual consultant or entrepreneur. Competing in the international business arena requires a unique set of skills.
An International Business and Trade degree will introduce you to vital topics that include:
By the end of the program, you’ll be far ahead of graduates who have not been exposed to a global-focused curriculum.
How will your training translate into concrete jobs in international business? Possibilities are as extensive as today’s global business market and include: