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Job Options with an International Trade MBA

Graduates of an online international trade MBA program, like the one at TAMIU, may very well travel the world making a positive difference for the companies they represent. Corporations in the global economy have offices in multiple countries, and these corporations need people eager to embrace the challenges and opportunities of interacting with other cultures.

Marketing Managers

Jobs in this area are expected to grow by 10% through 2026. Median pay in 2018 was $132,620.

Marketing managers must be creative while having a mind for business strategy. They work with a wide range of employees across the corporate landscape, from product developers to art directors.

People in this role need a keen awareness of global trends as well as a grasp of contracts and budgets. They must know how to plan effective sales campaigns targeted to specific markets, such as certain age and income groups.


Estimated job growth here is 6% through 2026. Median pay was $104,340 in 2018.

Economists analyze financial data while closely tracking resource allocation and the production of goods and services. They also look at global demand for specific products.

Economists typically work for governmental agencies and organizations such as the United Nations and the World Bank. They forecast global market trends and inform policymakers on the ways regulations and laws are impacting the global economy.

Management Analysts

Median pay in 2018 was $83,610, with job growth pegged at 14% through 2026.

Management analysts determine new methods to increase efficiency. They advise C-level executives on how best to address issues such as adapting to changing conditions or crafting an expansion plan.

Global management analysts typically focus on foreign markets with an emphasis on finance, information technology and market research. Analysts often help executives decide the best ways to lower overhead in global staffing and supplies acquisition.

Wide Range of Opportunities

These just scratch the surface of the many lucrative and challenging careers available to someone with an MBA in international trade and logistics. Not only are there countless positions for these MBA grads, but international business careers are expected to be in high demand for years to come.

Learn more about Texas A&M International University's online MBA in International Trade & Logistics program.


Bureau of Labor Statistics: Advertising, Promotions, and Marketing Managers

Bureau of Labor Statistics: Economists

Bureau of Labor Statistics: Management Analysts

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