International Trade and Commerce, Import/Export Operations Concentration

Explore the business, economic, and political forces dominating the burgeoning international marketplace and specialize in the field of import/export operations.

This program is perfect for...

  • Those whose profession requires them to take courses that focus on import/export operations
  • Business students who wish to add an import/export operations component
  • Individuals with a personal interest in import/export operations
  • Those in search of career transition

What you can learn.

  • Global business skills including planning and negotiating strategies
  • Export documentation, traffic, law, and banking
  • Import operations and techniques
  • Global supply chain management

What our students say about our certificates.


Click below to view the required and elective courses, if applicable, for this program.

Required Courses
MGMT X 460.902
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
MGMT X 460.903
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
MGMT X 460.961
Typically Offered: Winter, Summer
MGMT X 460.99
Typically Offered: Winter, Summer
MGMT X 460.95
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
MGMT 891.02
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Electives - Import/Export Operations
Students must complete 4 elective courses.
MGMT X 460.91
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
MGMT X 460.912
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
MGMT X 460.913
Typically Offered: Winter
MGMT X 460.94
Typically Offered: Winter, Summer
MGMT X 460.951
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 460.952
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
MGMT X 460.989
Typically Offered: Winter, Summer
MGMT X 497.615
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

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Drop-In Advising Hour
This informal Zoom event is a platform for current and new program students to connect and ask questions to program staff. Drop in for 10 minutes or stay for the hour. Have questions about the certificate or program, bring them with you!

Each first and third Wednesdays of the month, 11am-12pm PT.

Email industrysegmentprograms@uclaextension.edu for the meeting link.

Estimated Cost Breakdown

All courses in this program are paid for individually, unless otherwise noted. An application form is required to establish candidacy in this program. From the 'Apply Now' button, complete the online application and pay the application fee if applicable.

Application & Candidacy Fee


Estimated Program Tuition


Estimated program textbook/materials


*The Application & Candidacy Fee establishes your candidacy in the program for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion and may allow you to access a variety of program benefits.

**Federal Financial Aid Gainful Employment Disclosures

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges and universities to disclose certain information for any financial aid eligible program that, “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation”. This information includes program costs; occupations that the program prepares students to enter; occupational profiles; on time completion rate; and for the most recent award year: the number of students who have completed the program, the number of students who complete the program within the estimated duration, the job placement rate, and the median Title IV and private loan debt incurred by those who complete the program. For gainful employment information for this program, visit our Financial Aid page.

An internship in International Trade and Commerce can provide you with practical experience in a variety of related job functions. Certificate students must complete a minimum of 20 units of program curriculum, with a GPA of 3.0 or better, before enrolling in the internship.

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This certificate is approved for international students (F-1 student visa).

Students participating in courses offered solely by UCLA Extension must meet the English Language Requirements outlined below. Any international student interested in taking classes on UCLA’s main campus must adhere to the English Requirements outlined for UCLA courses.

Acceptable tests and minimum scores

Scores that are equal to or higher than the listed minimum scores from the following tests, taken within the past two years, can satisfy the English proficiency requirement.

  • TOEFL: 80 (iBT)
  • IELTS: 6.5
  • iTEP: 4.5
  • CAE: B (CEFR C1)
  • CPE: C (CEFR C2)
  • TOEIC: 685
  • DUOLINGO (DET): 105

While no other type of test score is accepted in general, students who are affected by test center closures may request an exception to submit an alternate test score.

International Baccalaureates (IB) students or students currently enrolled in an academic institution where the primary language of instruction is English may submit an official academic transcript or verification of enrollment from their school as proof of English proficiency.

Learn more:

International Students: How to Apply

Academic Requirements & English Language Proficiency

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