Thunderbird School of Global Management

Introduction

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 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 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 geo-political 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.

Rankings

#4

International Specialty

U.S. News & World Report 2018

#3

"International Clients" Custom Executive Education

Financial Times 2014

#1

International Business

Bloomberg Businessweek 2012

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Executive Master of Global Management

Online & Campus Combined Full time 17 months August 2017 USA Glendale

Thunderbird’s Executive Master of Global Management (Executive MGM) program is designed for experienced professionals interested in broadening their global outlook and their worldwide network. [+]

Executive Master of Global Management - Arizona & Global Cohorts Broaden your global mindset & network Thunderbird’s Executive Master of Global Management (Executive MGM) program is designed for experienced professionals interested in broadening their global outlook and their worldwide network. Every course is taught from a global perspective, which prepares you to lead and manage people across borders and across all levels of an organization. This program goes beyond the traditional executive-level business degree, offering you comprehensive instruction in global management disciplines, as well as cross-cultural communications, negotiations and international political economy. ... [-]

Master of Arts in Global Affairs & Management

Campus Full time 4 semesters August 2017 USA Glendale

To make a difference in today’s complex and interwoven global economy, you need a firm understanding of how global relations issues like international conflict resolution, sustainable economic development and humanitarian relief can be blended with business to drive economic and social reform. [+]

Master in Global Affairs & Management Make a global impact To make a difference in today’s complex and interwoven global economy, you need a firm understanding of how global relations issues like international conflict resolution, sustainable economic development and humanitarian relief can be blended with business to drive economic and social reform. The Master of Arts in Global Affairs & Management delivers specialized cross-training in international affairs and all facets of global management, preparing you with the tools and insight to effectively change lives, communities and circumstances for the better.

At a Glance Thunderbird Scholarships Thunderbird offers merit-based Global Excellence scholarships for competitive applicants who demonstrate certain global and academic characteristics and Peace Corps Coverdell Fellowships for returned Peace Corps volunteers. In addition, through our alumni-referral program, any student referred to Thunderbird by a member of our alumni is automatically eligible for a Global Excellence scholarship worth up to 40% of degree program tuition! How to Apply Admission Requirements Competitive GMAT/GRE score TOEFL, IELTS or PTE scores if you did not graduate from an English-speaking university in a native English-speaking country 1 letter of reference from a supervisor or professor Résumé documenting your professional and academic history Official transcripts from all previously attended undergraduate and graduate institutions, validating the completion of a four-year degree Interview(s) with Thunderbird admissions representative or alumni may be required Undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited university degree program 2 essay questions “Thunderbird inspired me to think outside of my comfort zone. The school truly... [-]

Master of Global Management

Campus Full time 3 semesters August 2017 USA Glendale

Turn your passion for international, cross-cultural and solutions-oriented leadership into a global career that will take you around the world. Thunderbird’s Master of Global Management (MGM) degree is designed for high-potential individuals with the aptitude and global mindset for international leadership. [+]

Master of Global Management Become a global leader Turn your passion for international, cross-cultural and solutions-oriented leadership into a global career that will take you around the world. Thunderbird’s Master of Global Management (MGM) degree is designed for high-potential individuals with the aptitude and global mindset for international leadership. This fast-track degree, which can be completed in one year, transforms the traditional graduate business education to deliver specialized training in all business disciplines from a 100% international perspective. With your ability to adapt to ever-changing business environments, your tolerance for ambiguity and your demonstrated intrigue for other cultures, the MGM program offers an educational adventure that will prepare you for a transformative global career. You will be surrounded by like-minded, elite students with diverse cultural and professional backgrounds and an unwavering passion for all things global. You will also learn from professors who draw from firsthand experiences working and living in countries around the globe. ... [-]

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Thunderbird School of Global Management

Address Global Place 1
Glendale 85306, United States
Website http://thunderbird.asu.edu/
Phone +1 602 978-7100