The world of business needs you
Global business requires a different brand of leadership. Thunderbird prepares you to enter this complex and exciting market with specialized, hands-on training in international business, cross-cultural relations, global political economy and regional business environments. With your global outlook—and your Thunderbird education—you will stand out from the competition.
World-renowned global faculty
Thunderbird’s faculty is unlike anything you will find at other business schools. The world’s foremost authorities on global business, our professors are real-world consultants and practitioners who have worked for and with organizations around the world. You’ll get more than the theory about global business. You’ll get personal, hands-on insight from faculty who live it.
Thunderbird alumni network: Your greatest asset
From day one at Thunderbird, you become a member of an elite community of global professionals spread around the world. With more than 170 alumni chapters worldwide, Thunderbird’s alumni network is active and accessible—ready to support you personally or professionally, wherever your life and career may take you.
Global field projects
At Thunderbird, you will do more than learn the global business. You’ll live it. Each degree program offers hands-on, global project opportunities—from internships to field seminars abroad and consulting projects in emerging markets.
Specialized global graduate degrees and programs
With your global outlook and your passion for international business, you need a specialized graduate degree that goes beyond traditional business theory. Thunderbird's master's degrees and certificate programs deliver a cutting-edge, practical education in regional business, cross-cultural relations, and geopolitical considerations, preparing you to do business anywhere in the world. Master of Global Management This renowned Master's degree delivers an in-depth education in global management, specialized training in every business discipline from an international perspective, and hands-on, real-world experiences that prepare you to lead worldwide. Master of Arts in Global Affairs & Management This innovative degree blends specialized cross-training in international affairs with a broad-stroke education in global management to prepare students for global careers focused on changing lives, communities, and circumstances for the better. Executive Master of Global Management-Arizona Cohort Blending in-person classroom education and onsite global seminars, this program is designed for the busy executive. You'll meet every other weekend on the Thunderbird campus and travel abroad as a cohort. Executive Master of Global Management-Global Cohort For experienced executives, this program features 6 modules in 6 cities in 6 countries, where you will learn alongside global professionals from around the world in a powerful, collaborative environment.
Thunderbird: We Are All the Same
For 70 years, Thunderbird has welcomed students from around the globe to join us on our historic campus to learn the nuances of management and leadership on a global scale. As the premier institution for students, organizations, and professionals looking for an edge in international business, Thunderbird understands the value of a diverse and multicultural world. We celebrate our differences and embrace the ways those very differences make us all the same.
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