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)*|
|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.