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Integrated Global Business Degree

Online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Broaden your perspective on the world of business

Take an integrated approach to business strategy, planning and management with a 100% online bachelor’s degree in Business Administration: Integrated Global Business from California University of Pennsylvania.  

Whether you work for a small Pennsylvania start-up or a large, multinational corporation, the global nature of 21st-century business requires knowledge of international institutions, economic systems and regulatory environments. Cal U’s global business degree gives you the skills required to reach an organization’s strategic goals.

California University of Pennsylvania’s global business degree programs are in candidacy for accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), which accredits business programs around the world.

All courses in this program are designed around the Quality Matters ™ rubric, a pathway for benchmarking quality in online education. This ensures a student-focused learning environment and consistency in online course delivery.

Cal U Global Online’s bachelor’s degree programs are ranked No. 6 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, a leader in higher education rankings.

Gain in-depth knowledge and vital career skills

With the integrated global business program, you’ll learn to achieve a business organization’s goals by integrating:

  • Accounting.
  • Economics.
  • Finance.
  • Human resources.
  • Management.
  • Marketing.

Students also master career-critical skills in oral and written communication, critical thinking, quantitative analysis, and information literacy.

Students in this online bachelor’s program enhance their business administration degree by adding one of these minors or certificates:

  • Minor/certificate in forensic accounting.
  • Minor/certificate in innovation and entrepreneurship.
  • Minor in Arabic.
  • Minor in computer information systems.

The business program’s active learning model includes frequent interactions with Cal U faculty and your fellow students. Courses are based on relevant, real-world material, and assignments focus on applying the subject matter you learn.

Opportunities for domestic and international internships and study abroad experiences are

plentiful. Eligible students can become members of Sigma Beta Delta, the ACBSP honor society.

Employment outlook

99% of Cal U’s business administration graduates from the Class of 2015 report they are employed or attending graduate school, according to Cal U’s latest graduate student survey.

Students who complete the integrated global business program are prepared to seek analyst or management roles in private-sector corporations, nonprofit organizations and government agencies. Graduates can expect to find careers in top career fields, such as:

  • Auditor/accounting fraud investigator.
  • Business analyst.
  • Global sales/marketing manager.
  • Global operations manager.
  • Computer/information systems analyst.
  • Global strategist.
  • Import/export specialist.


Faculty from the Department of Business and Economics teach courses in the integrated global business program.

Most of these active scholars and practitioners have business or industry experience in addition to academic credentials — and all make teaching undergraduates their top priority for this program. LINK goes to faculty list for Business & Economics Department

Admission requirements

  • For Fall 2017, admission is open to nontraditional freshmen (individuals who have been out of high school for two or more years and have not attended college) and transfer students who have earned 30 credits or fewer. 
  • If you plan to start in Spring 2018, contact us to learn more about our admission requirements. 
  • Beginning in Fall 2018, admission will be open to nontraditional freshmen and transfer students at all credit levels. 
  • The accelerated business bachelor-to-MBA program can be started at any time.
  • For students who are entering Cal U within two years of high school graduation, we offer the on-campus B.S. in Business Administration program.

Requirements for freshman applicants:

  • Completed application for admission.
  • Official high school transcript (includes class rank and GED scores/certificate, if applicable).
  • Official SAT or ACT scores. (This requirement is waived for students who have been out of high school for at least two years, or who have earned 12 college-level credits.)
  • $25 non-refundable application fee.

Transfer students must submit all of the above, plus all official college transcripts to verify good academic standing and a grade-point average of at least 2.00. 

Submit all correspondence and official documentation to:

California University of Pennsylvania
c/o Undergraduate Admissions, Box 94
250 University Ave.
California, PA 15419

For more information, email

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