16 months
52500 USD/year
52500 USD/year
Tuition fee
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In a world of technological transformation, Thunderbird is developing nimble, ethical leaders who are equipped to build sustainable businesses, economies, cultures and environments through the Global Management MGM program offered at Arizona State University.

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Thunderbird's specialized Global Management MGM program at Arizona State University  delivers cross-cultural, hands-on training in the nuances of international management, preparing you with the perfect balance of practical and people skills to inspire, influence and drive global success. Then, you'll broaden your mindset and marketability by pairing your deep-dive leadership training with an innovative concentration area and foreign language options.


  • Global Business (STEM Certified)
  • Global Affairs
  • Global Entrepreneurship
  • Global Digital Transformation (STEM Certified)
  • Sustainability Solutions
  • Public Policy
  • Public Administration
  • Nonprofit Leadership and Management
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Legal Studies
  • Creative Industries and Design Thinking
  • Digital Audience Strategy
  • Development and Innovation
  • Integrated Healthcare
  • Healthcare Delivery
  • Data Science (STEM Certified)

Career Opportunities

Thunderbird prepares graduates to enter this complex and exciting global economy with specialized, hands-on training in international business, cross-cultural relations, global political economy and regional business environments. With their global mindset, core professional skills, mastery of 21st century management principles and practices, and multicultural outlook, Thunderbird graduates are prepared for leadership roles in organizations with a global scope.

Career examples include:

  • auditors
  • financial managers
  • general and operations managers
  • intelligence analysts
  • logistics managers
  • marketing managers
  • market research analysts and marketing specialists
  • management analysts
  • sales managers
  • social and community services managers
  • sustainability specialists
  • supply chain managers
  • urban and regional planners

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global Marketing Strategy
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Global Strategy
  • Global Leadership
  • Leading Global Projects
  • Regional Business Environment: Developed Markets
  • Global Financial Decisions
  • Regional Business Environment: Emerging Markets
  • Multinational Value Chain
  • Global Marketing Management
  • Managerial Accounting And Decision Making In A Global Environment
  • Big Data In The Age Of The Global Economy
  • Managing For Global Value Creation
  • Global Strategy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 16 months

Start dates & application deadlines


49 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited university degree program
  • Competitive TOEFL, IELTS or PTE scores (if you did not graduate from an English-speaking university in a native English-speaking country)
  • Official GMAT/GRE score (waivers available)
  • International experience
  • Resume documenting professional and academic history
  • 1 essay answering an application question
  • Contact information for 1 professional or academic reference
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended undergraduate and graduate institutions

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    52500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 70000 USD for the full programme during 16 months.
  • National

    52500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 70000 USD for the full programme during 16 months.

Living costs for Glendale

900 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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