The International Business (IB) Program has been recognized as a Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), a prestigious designation and funding awarded by the US Department of Education to the country’s top programs in International Business. CU Denver has held this designation since 1993, one of only 15 business schools in the country and the only one in Colorado.

IB faculty’s research advances the field of IB and related fields and promotes Colorado and US global competitiveness. Among its signature research topics are international entrepreneurship, global human resource management, international marketing, international finance, and international operations. Our faculty has published in leading journals, such as Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS), Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Management International Review, and Journal of World Business. Many have also currently serve or have served on the editorial board of these journals. Colorado, US, and foreign companies (e.g. IBM, Molson Coors, Western Union, Mikron) have used sponsored research and business cases developed by IB faculty and students. In addition, the IB faculty has the distinction of generating more than $7 million in sponsored research funding from the US Department of Education, US Department of Commerce, US Department of Labor, Canada’s International Trade Office, Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, and other sources. Selected faculty have trained 400+ academics from all over the US and abroad in research and teaching pedagogy in international entrepreneurship, international human resource management, and international business law and ethics. 

Degrees Offered

BS MS MBA Specialization