Best School in Houston for Global Management Degrees

Houston, TX, has few schools with programs in global management. Find the best program for you by reading about schools' rankings, program offerings and tuition info.

School and Ranking Information

While few institutions in or near Houston provide studies directly in global management, some do have programs in the closely related area of international business. Based on ranking and number of 4-year degrees conferred in this field of study, the following university is considered a top school in Houston for global management degrees:

  • Winner: The University of Houston - Downtown offers a bachelor's degree program in international business administration. It awards the highest number of bachelor's degrees in this area of any school in or within 25 miles of Houston.

School Info Chart

Category University of Houston - Downtown
Ranking #338 (tie) Best Undergraduate Business Programs (2015)*
Location Houston, Texas
School Type 4-year, public
Tuition & Fees (2013-2014) Undergrad: $5,238 (in-state); $13,734 (out of state)**
Global Management Degrees Offered Bachelor's
Global Management Degrees Awarded in 2012-2013 62**
Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class 14%**
Noteworthy College of Business accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business - International

Sources: *U.S. News and World Report; **NCES College Navigator

University of Houston - Downtown

  • On-campus and online formats available
  • Study abroad and internship opportunities offered
  • College of Business offers a state-of-the-art Career Development Center

The University of Houston - Downtown is a public, 4-year school that's part of the University of Houston system, and it enrolls nearly 14,000 students. The College of Business operates six centers and institutes, including the Institute for Business, Ethics and Public Issues and the Center for Entrepreneurship. In 2011, U.S. News and World Report ranked the College of Business as having one of the 'Best Undergraduate Business Programs.'

The Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business program consists of 120 credit-hours of study and provides instruction in basic business theories as well as the effects of politics and culture on business practices. Students complete core business classes in topics such as economics, business law, business information systems, strategy and managerial accounting. International business courses focus on the cultural differences, theories and policies that shape trade, economic and management practices. Courses may include exports and imports, global religions or worldwide environmental issues. Students must demonstrate an ability to speak a foreign language and must complete a foreign field experience by studying abroad, attending a school-sponsored field trip or interning at an international agency or company.


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