Global Business Micro-Credential

What is the Global Business Micro-Credential?

It will enable professionals to:

  • Build on business insight and principles to learn to support global and multicultural workforces effectively, and include global suppliers and customers in corporate strategy.

Time to Complete:
2-3 semesters


Mode Offered:
100% Online
8-week and 16-week courses


Digital Badges
Credit towards MBA

Program Description

Many individuals looking to make a career change or move up within their organization discover that they need additional skills to be successful. The graduate Micro-credential/Certificate in Global Business is designed to meet these educational needs. Individuals earning this Micro-credential/Certificate may have more career opportunities abroad or with global companies operating in the U.S. There is a need across all sectors for people who understand differences in foreign markets and can implement best practices in global operations.

Grades earned within this program will be part of your permanent academic record and may be applied to the Master of Business Administration (MBA).


MBA 600 Foundations of Business, Part 1 2
MBA 603 MBA Essentials 1
EMB 682 Global Business 2
MG 632 Advanced Concepts in Global Business 3

MG 662

or BL 642 

Global Entrepreneurship and Business Expansion

  • Global Business Structures, Mergers, and Acquisitions
Total Hours 11

Admission Requirements

Admission into the Global Business Micro-credential program at North Alabama includes the following requirements:

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a regionally-accredited US based institution or an institution recognized by the government of another country.
  • An overall undergraduate grade point average of at least a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, as reported on the transcript of the qualifying degree granting institution.

How to Apply

Step 1: Apply Online

Create yourMyUNA Profile to access the online graduate application, select Global Business (Micro-Credential) in the Academic Program options. Already have a MyUNA Profile? You can Apply Online through your profile!

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Step 2: Request Official Transcripts

Request official transcripts from degree granting institution. Transcripts from University of North Alabama are not required. Official transcripts can be sent through an electronic transcript service to or mailed to: Office of Graduate Admissions, UNA Box 5078, Florence, AL 35632.

Once you submit your application, someone from the University will reach out to you with additional information. 

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