Acquire an overview of international trade theory, interrelationships among world cultures, legal systems, and natural and economic environments. Students learn basic principles of exporting and importing, and are prepared for a variety of careers in international trade and business.
Completion Award
Certificate of Completion
Length of Study
28 Credits
Starting Quarter
Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
On Campus
Tuition & Fees

College Tuition & Fees

Per Quarter 
WA-Resident Non-WA resident, US citizen
Online Only
Non-WA resident,
US citizen, &
Eligible non-citizen

On Campus
Non-WA resident
Non-US citizen¹
1 credit $152.13 $166.72 $243.46  $330.00
5 credits $624.65 $697.60 $1,081.30  $1,514.00
12 credits (full-time) $1,331.78 $1,523.22 $2,252.72  $3,124.98
15 credits  $1,493.30 $1,687.05 $2,425.70 $3,308.25

*Amounts above are estimated tuition & fee costs and do not include additional program or course fees, books, or supply costs.
¹ Includes all International Students, both on campus and overseas online

Additional Fees
Approximately $20 - $120 per quarter, depending on courses selected

Ways to pay for school

Federal aid, scholarships, grants, and more are available to help you pay for school.

What You'll Learn

This short-term certificate is offered to those who would like to update their knowledge of international trade and business and understand the principles of business finance and management on a global scale. A grade point average of 2.0 or better for the entire certificate is needed in order to obtain the certificate.

Careers & Opportunities

The Puget Sound area is a major player in the development of trade and business opportunities in developing world market. Graduates are prepared for employment in domestic and foreign companies operating in the global marketplace.

Potential employers include: Import-Export Clerk, Product Sales Representative, Buyer, Business Broker and Marketing Specialist.