Our broad curriculum integrates the study of business, international relations, politics, world cultures, language, and more to prepare students for success in our global economy.
B.A. in Global Studies
Position yourself for success in a multitude of industries in our increasingly global society.
Why Pursue Global Studies at Rivier?
A national study revealed that 96% of American employers believe being comfortable working with colleagues, customers, and clients from diverse cultural backgrounds is a very important skill for college graduates. Our Global Studies program will provide you with a worldview essential to succeed’s on today’s global stage.
Our program will combine your interest in global politics and economics with foreign language immersion, and you’ll graduate with a skill set that will distinguish you in a competitive job market.
- Develop an understanding of global politics, economics, language, and culture
- Gain hands-on experience working with diverse cultures and populations
- Be able to converse competently in your chosen language
- Prepare to be a leader in today’s global arena
Experience the World
Study abroad and international travel will supplement your courses, providing real-world learning and immersion opportunities that will bring classroom learning to life. You’ll apply what you are exploring in economics, finance, international relations, world cultures and religions, humanities, and social sciences courses to practical situations.
You can pursue internships with local, national, or even international companies to broaden your learning and gain valuable, resume- and professional network-building experience.
In addition to international travel, you’ll find global engagement opportunities right here on our campus in Nashua. From diverse speakers and networking opportunities to participate in student organizations such as the Model United Nations, you’ll enjoy a wide range of educational experiences that will broaden your worldview.
Become a Global Honors Scholar
Designed to engage students in interdisciplinary academic seminars, leadership development and intercultural/service immersion, our Global Scholars Honors Program provides opportunities to develop a global perspective and experience while studying, learning, and leading with other high-achieving peers. The program prepares students to explore and address the challenges facing local, regional, national, and international communities.
Where Will Your Degree Take You?
You’ll learn foundational skills you can apply to a wide variety of careers and industries.
- Diplomat or foreign services officer
- International bankers or trade specialists
- Foreign correspondents or trade specialists
- FBI, CIA, and other federal agents
- Market research analysts
- Homeland Security
- Foreign Service
- U.S. Agencies such as the Peace Corps
Our graduates are well prepared to pursue graduate studies in law, business, international relations, and other fields.
Take the Next Steps
Learn about criteria, how the admissions process works, and what you will need to apply.
Immerse yourself in internship opportunities on-campus and abroad to gain real-world, resume-building experience.
Faculty will serve as your mentors and guides.
Join the workforce with a global perspective with the B.A. in Global Studies.