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International Business Programs

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    Global Scholars Program

    Open to all Boise State undergraduate students. Applications are being accepted until December 28 for the 2016 spring break project for Puerto Rico

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    Micron Business and Economics Building

    Welcome to Boise State University's International Business Programs, housed in one of the newest and best equipped buildings on campus.

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    Located in Idaho’s Capital

    The College of Business and Economics is within walking distance of the State Capitol, located in the heart of Idaho's political and international affairs.

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    Community Engagement

    Learn about the exciting ways the International Business Programs engages and supports businesses in the community and abroad.

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    Meet Our Students

    Click the slide to meet a few of our IB students and hear about their experience with classes, internships, study abroad opportunities, and job placements.

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    2014 Global Scholars

    The Global Scholars Program recently took IB students to Guatemala for Spring Break, 2014, to complete a service abroad project with Semilla Nueva. Congratulations to our Global Scholars!

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    International Business Organization

    Check out the amazing out-of-classroom experiences you can have through the student-run International Business Organization.

Notice: the 2016 Global Scholars Program is now accepting applications:




The International Business (IB) Programs is comprised of multi-disciplinary, complementary programs that expand and enrich the educational offerings across the five departments within the College of Business & Economics at Boise State University. It is the litmus test within the college for how we are adapting to market demand and how we are responding to our globalized business environment.  The International Business Programs strives to provide the highest value preparation to undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, enabling them to compete successfully in the global economy.

Boise State University’s International Business Majors are students of the world, and they represent a variety of diverse cultures and languages. Over 40% of COBE students who study abroad are International Business Majors. Learn more about where our students go.


Findings from the 2012 IB Stakeholder Analysis:

  • When hiring, 80% of companies would give preference to a person with expertise in the IB field
  • 57% of those companies do not (yet) have an employee dedicated to IB functions
  • 70% of companies recognized a need within their organization to have one or more employees with IB training


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