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For more information, please contact the Director of the International Studies Program:

Dr. Mary Rose Kubal
mkubal@sbu.edu  
(716) 375-2271
Plassmann C-4 (basement)

A world of opportunities

International Studies

International Studies is an interdisciplinary and multi-cultural program that addresses the principal issues confronting today’s globalizing world, drawing ideas, faculty and courses from a wide range of disciplines.

Majors choose a regional concentration that will allow them to apply their theoretical knowledge to a specific region of the globe.

To further this knowledge and help develop language skills, students will be encouraged to study and/or engage in service abroad.

Career Outlook

The major in international studies has many varied and exciting career paths available. Here are just a few fields and types of employers available with a bachelor’s degree in international studies.

  • Business: domestic and foreign financial institutions, international marketing firms, international trade firms, international transportation, travel, and hospitality industry.
  • International Relations: relief organizations, religious organizations, educational institutions, consulting firms, research institutes.
  • Government: United Nations, defense contractors, U.S. Peace Corps, U.S. Foreign Service, USAID, Armed Services.
  • Non-Profits: private voluntary organizations, humanitarian services, relief organizations.
  • Language Services: public and private schools abroad, English language institutes, colleges and universities.
  • Journalism: foreign news agencies, TV networks, wire services, online publishers, academic journals, magazines, museums, freelancing.

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