Are you an international professional or student who wants to master important business concepts and skills? The Global Business Certificate is a nine-month program taught by distinguished faculty and industry experts, and it’s designed to help you advance your career.


9 months


18 Hours/Week

English Level


F-1 Visa


What You'll Do

  • Increase your English business vocabulary as well as your listening, speaking and presentation skills
  • Gain insight into cutting-edge global business practices
  • Earn an internationally recognized professional certificate

Program Features

  • Real-world work experience in your field of study through Optional Practical Training (OPT)
  • Instructors from the prestigious UW Foster School of Business  
  • Students from all over the world

Who Should Apply

This program is for current business professionals and university students who want to succeed in global business.

You don’t need any previous work experience to apply, but advanced English skills are required. For admissions requirements, see How to Apply.


This program meets Monday through Friday, for a total of 18 hours per week.




Other Expenses

Application fee (one-time fee; nonrefundable)$50
Registration fee (nonrefundable)$55
International student health insurance plan$468
Room and board (estimated)$5,994
Books and supplies (estimated)$200
Transit pass$150
Other miscellaneous expenses (estimated)$755
Estimated Total Per Quarter