Int. Business Operations & Management at UC

Graduate Certificate - International Business Operations & Management - Accelerated - University of California, Irvine

Program Description

The continued growth in international trade and the growing opportunities for boosting sales, increasing market share and ROI, finding raw materials, and lowering costs in international markets have greatly impacted businesses and how they operate. To compete in the global marketplace, professionals must learn the strategies, policies, norms and technology necessary to conduct international business, develop an overseas customer base and ultimately manage the international business operations. To be successful, business professionals must understand and develop the knowledge and skills necessary to manage the starting, or expansion of, international operations.

Program Highlights

Program level: Postgraduate Certificate / Master's Degree

Length: 3 month accelerated graduate certificate including a 10 week optional internship

Application fee: $200.00 USD

Tuition: $7,900.00 USD/year

Cost of Living: $14,506.50 USD/year

Course Start Date: March 2022 / June 2022

Application Deadline: 1 Feb 2022 / 28 Feb 2022


  • Discover how multinational firms use the markets to manage investments, financing activities, and risk
  • Explore how corporations adapt brands and products to meet the needs of global markets
  • Learn to conduct business negotiations in various cultural contexts
  • Develop and present a business plan for an international venture supported by research and sound financial calculations
  • Gain a competitive edge in the global job market with an internship in a U.S. company

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: 4-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Min GPA: 77.0% Convert grades
  • English Proficiency Requirements:For direct admission, applicant must be from an English speaking country or meet either of the following English test scores:
    • Min TOEFL iBT: 71
    • Min IELTS overall: 6
    • Min Duolingo English Test Score: 95
    • Min PTE overall: 50
    This program does NOT offer conditional admission

Other fees:

  • Internship Fee: $2,900 per year
  • Books and Supplies Fee: $400 per year
  • Student Services Fee: $250 per year
  • Health Insurance Fee: $585 per year

* Note: Additional fees may apply
** All fees are subject to change without notice