Weissman Center for International Business

Global Student Certificate

The Global Student Certificate (GSC) program is an interdisciplinary, co-curricular undergraduate certificate program designed to train a new generation of business leaders. It is necessary for college graduates to be internationally competent in today’s global economy. The GSC program exposes Baruch students to the distinct resources available only in New York City as well as training in intercultural, communication and leadership skills. The program offers participants a unique opportunity to expand their cultural knowledge in the nation’s most diverse college setting.

It is unique in the entire City University of New York system. The Global Student Certificate helps all of Baruch College’s three schools to fulfill their respective strategic missions.

The graduates of this program are the face of the 21st century.”

Terrence Martell, Saxe Distinguished Professor of Finance, Director of the Weissman Center for International Business


To become the preeminent co-curricular program dedicated to preparing students to become world-class leaders in the 21st century’s global economy by means of leveraging Baruch College’s extraordinary cultural diversity through intensive enrichment programs designed to help students thrive in a range of cultural environments.

Program Benefits


Students must be aware that the GSC is a full-year program. There is not currently an option to participate for one semester only.


There is one application per year, each September. The program lasts from October through May. The deadline is September 21, 2018.

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Program Elements

To qualify for a Global Student Certificate, candidates must complete a minimum of nine GSC designated events, participate in the Group Research Project, and submit a portfolio of written material. Upon completion of the GSC program, students will be awarded a Global Student Certificate from the Weissman Center for International Business.


Group Research Project